Complete List of Clergy Appointments (as of July 6, 2000)

Retirements Rev. Msgr. Edward P. Browne, from Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Annandale, to retirement. He will be in residence at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria. Rev. Clarence N. Watkins, from Pastor of St. Rita Parish in Alexandria, to retirement. He will be in residence in the Northern Virginia area.

Pastors Rev. Salvator L. Ciullo, from Pastor of St. Raymond of Penafort Parish in Fairfax Station, to Pastor of Queen of Apostles Parish in Alexandria. Rev. Jerome R. Daly, from Pastor of St. John Parish in McLean, to Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Annandale. Rev. Paul L. Dudzinski, from Administrator of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clifton, to Pastor of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clifton. Rev. James R. Gould, from Pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Arlington, to Pastor of St. Raymond of Penafort Parish in Fairfax Station. Rev. Daniel E. Hamilton, from Pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Lake Ridge, to Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Fredericksburg. Rev. Christopher Lemme, T.O.R., from Administrator of Our Lady of the Valley Parish in Luray, to Pastor of Our Lady of the Valley Parish in Luray. Rev. Richard J. Ley, from Pastor of St. Louis Parish in Alexandria, to Pastor of St. Ambrose Parish in Annandale. Rev. David P. Meng, from Administrator of St. Matthew Parish in Spotsylvania, to Pastor of St. Matthew Parish in Spotsylvania. Rev. Francis Soon-Sin Park, from Administrator of St. Paul Chung Parish in Fairfax, to Pastor of St. Paul Chung Parish in Fairfax. Rev. Marcus A. Pollard, from Administrator of St. Veronica Parish in Herndon, to Pastor of St. Veronica Parish in Herndon. Rev. Robert L. Ruskamp, from Pastor of St. John Bosco Parish in Woodstock, to Pastor of St. Agnes Parish in Arlington. Rev. William P. Saunders, from Pastor of Queen of Apostles Parish in Alexandria, to Founding Pastor of Our Lady of Hope Parish in Potomac Falls. Rev. John T.B. Trong, from Pastor of Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Parish in Arlington, to Pastor of St. William of York Parish in Stafford, effective Aug. 1, 2000. The parish of Holy Martyrs of Vietnam is being entrusted to the Vietnamese Dominican Fathers. The new pastor will be announced in the near future.

Administrators Rev. William M. Aitcheson, from Parochial Vicar at St. Patrick Parish in Fredericksburg, to Administrator of St. John Bosco Parish in Woodstock. Rev. James S. Barkett, from Parochial Vicar at St. Ann Parish in Arlington, to Administrator of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Lake Ridge. Rev. Robert C. Cilinski, from Chaplain and Director of Catholic Campus Ministry at George Mason University in Fairfax, to Administrator of All Saints Parish in Manassas. Rev. Denis M. Donahue, from Parochial Vicar at St. Anthony Parish in Falls Church, to Administrator of St. Rita Parish in Alexandria. Rev. Edward C. Hathaway, from Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas More Cathedral Parish in Arlington, to Administrator of St. John Parish in McLean. Rev. John J. Riley, from Parochial Vicar at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Warrenton, to Administrator of St. Louis Parish in Alexandria. Rev. Clarence M. Trinkle, from duty outside the diocese, to Administrator of Our Lady of the Shenandoah Mission in Basye.

Parochial Vicars Rev. Paul A. Berghout, from Parochial Vicar at All Saints Parish in Manassas, to Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony Parish in Falls Church. Rev. Joseph J. Clark, from Parochial Vicar at Holy Spirit Parish in Annandale, to Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart Parish in Manassas. Rev. Robert J. DeMartino, from Parochial Vicar at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Clifton, to Parochial Vicar of St. Philip Parish in Falls Church. Rev. Francis M. deRosa, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mark Parish in Vienna, to Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington. Rev. Michael R. Duesterhaus, from Parochial Vicar at St. Theresa Parish in Ashburn, to Parochial Vicar of St. Michael Parish in Annandale. Rev. Dennis W. Kleinmann, from Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Winchester, to Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish in Alexandria. Rev. Charles W. Merkle, III, from Administrator of St. William of York Parish in Stafford, to Parochial Vicar of St. Thomas More Cathedral Parish in Arlington, effective Aug. 1, 2000. Rev. Ronald Mohnickey, T.O.R., new in the diocese, to Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Parish in Herndon, effective July 1, 2000. Rev. John P. Mosimann, from Parochial Vicar at St. Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax, to Parochial Vicar of All Saints Parish in Manassas. Rev. Richard A. Mullins, from Parochial Vicar at St. Michael Parish in Annandale, to Parochial Vicar of St. Theresa Parish in Ashburn. Rev. Christopher D. Murphy, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Parish in Alexandria, to Parochial Vicar of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Warrenton. Rev.Tran Dinh Nhi, from Parochial Vicar at Queen of Apostles Parish in Alexandria, to Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish in Dale City. Rev. Michael T. Orlowsky, from Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart Parish in Manassas, to Parochial Vicar of St. Ann Parish in Arlington. Rev. Francis J. Peffley, from Parochial Vicar at St. Louis Parish in Alexandria, to Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish in Fredericksburg. Rev. David C. Rahn, from Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Arlington, to Parochial Vicar of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Clifton. Rev. Paul D. Scalia, from Parochial Vicar at St. Bernadette Parish in Springfield, to Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick Parish in Fredericksburg. Rev. J. Edwin Thayer Tewes, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Parish in Fredericksburg, to Parochial Vicar of St. Timothy Parish in Chantilly. Rev. John A. Ziegler, from Parochial Vicar at St. Lawrence Parish in Alexandria, to Parochial Vicar of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Winchester.

Special Assignment Rev. Christopher M. Buckner, from Pastor at St. Mary Parish in Fredericksburg, to full time faculty member of Catholic Distance University in Hamilton, with residence at St. Veronica Rectory in Herndon. Rev. Curtis L. Clark, from full time faculty member at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,  to Director of Seminarians. Rev. Paul M. Eversole, from Parochial Vicar at All Saints Parish in Manassas, to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Rev. Matthew J. Hillyard, O.S.F.S., from Chaplain at Paul VI High School in Fairfax, to Chaplain of Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, effective July 1, 2000. Rev. Daniel J. Maher, from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., to Episcopal Vicar for Finance, with residence at St. Thomas More Cathedral Rectory, effective August 15, 2000. Rev. James G. Mercer, from Parochial Vicar at St. Timothy Parish in Chantilly, to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, for a period of discernment. Rev. Daniel L. Mode, to Promoter of Vocations, while remaining Chaplain and Assistant Principal of Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington. Rev. Peter W. Nassetta, from Chaplain of Marymount University in Arlington, to Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry of George Mason University in Fairfax. Rev. Mark A. Pilon, from Pastor of St. Ambrose Parish in Annandale, to full time faculty member of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg. Rev. Terry W. Specht, from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary of Sorrows Parish in Fairfax, to Chaplain and Assistant Principal of Paul VI High School in Fairfax, with residence at St. Leo the Great Rectory in Fairfax. Rev. Michael G. Taylor, to Director of Youth, while remaining Parochial Vicar of St. Bernadette Parish in Springfield. Rev. Kevin B. Walsh, from Parochial Vicar at St. James Parish in Falls Church, to Chaplain of Marymount University in Arlington, with continued residence at St. James Parish in Falls Church. Rev. David A. Whitestone, from Parochial Vicar at St. Philip Parish in Falls Church, to full time in the Diocesan Marriage Tribunal, with residence at St. Mary of Sorrows Rectory in Fairfax.

Change Of Residence Rev. Lee R. Roos, change of residence from St. Luke Rectory in McLean to St. Michael Rectory in Annandale.

Newly Ordained Rev. Kevin J. Beres, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar of St. Bernadette Parish in Springfield. Rev. Paul M. Grankauskas, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar of All Saints Parish in Manassas. Rev. Stephen Holmes, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar of St. Mary of Sorrows Parish in Fairfax. Rev. John M. O’Donohue, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar of Holy Spirit Parish in Annandale.

Diaconate Assignments The diaconate assignments for 2000 take effect on the dates noted and continue until the date of ordination in June 2001. Rev. Mr. Frederick H. Edlefsen, to serve as Deacon at St. Michael Parish in Annandale, effective June 28, 2000. Rev. Mr. Stephen F. McGraw, to begin a study program at the Institute for Culture in Puebla, Mexico from June 5 through July 15, 2000, and then to serve as Deacon at Our Lady of Angels Parish in Woodbridge, effective July 20, 2000. Rev. Mr. Edwin E. Perez, to serve as Deacon at St. Luke Parish in McLean, effective June 28, 2000.

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