Clergy Assignments 2012

The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments effective on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, except where noted differently.

Pastors

Reverend James G. Bruse - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Kilmarnock and the Mission Church of Saint Paul in Hague to Pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Blue Ridge in Madison.

Reverend John C. De Celles - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Raymond of Penafort in Springfield to Pastor of the Church of Saint Raymond of Penafort in Springfield.

Reverend Francis de Rosa - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary in Colonial Beach and the Mission Church of Saint Anthony in King George to Pastor of the Church of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary in Colonial Beach and the Mission Church of Saint Anthony of King George.

Reverend Ronald S. Escalante - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Purcellville to Pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Purcellville.

Reverend Anselme Malonda Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. - from service with the Missionhurst Community in Arlington to Pastor of the Church of the Precious Blood in Culpeper.

Reverend J. Kevin O'Keefe - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge to Pastor of the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge.

Reverend Michael T. Orlowsky - from Pastor of Our Lady of the Blue Ridge in Madison to Pastor of the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Kilmarnock and the Mission Church of Saint Paul in Hague.

Parochial Administrators

Reverend Michael Ciski, T.O.R. - from ministry outside the diocese to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Joseph in Herndon, effective June 18, 2012.



Reverend Stephen F. McGraw - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Family in Dale City to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Anthony of Padua in Falls Church.

Reverend John M. O'Donohue - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Kilmarnock with particular responsibility at the Mission of Saint Paul in Hague to Parochial Administrator of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale.

Reverend Matthew H. Zuberbueler - from Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School in Dumfries with residence at the Church of the Holy Family in Dale City to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Louis in Alexandria.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend Alexander Diaz - from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint Anthony of Padua in Falls Church to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Family in Dale City.

Reverend Ronald J. Gripshover, Jr. - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Patrick in Fredericksburg to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington.

Reverend Richard A. Mullins - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Louis in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Francis de Sales in Kilmarnock with particular responsibility at the Mission Church of Saint Paul in Hague.

Reverend Peter Odhiambo Okola, A.J. - from Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint John the Evangelist in Warrenton to Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale, was effective May 21, 2012.

Reverend Matthew Russick, T.O.R. - from ministry outside the diocese to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Joseph in Herndon, effective June 23, 2012.

Reverend Augustine Minh Hai Tran - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Matthew in Spotsylvania to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint James in Falls Church.

Reverend Jerry A. Wooton - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Gainesville to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Patrick in Fredericksburg.

Special Assignments

Reverend Joel D. Jaffe - from Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax with residence at Corpus Christi Mission in South Riding to Promoter for Vocations for the Diocese of Arlington and Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Luke in McLean.

Reverend Daniel F. Hanley - from Secretary to the Bishop and Diocesan Vocation Promoter to Full Time Studies at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., with continued residence at the Saint Thomas More Center in Arlington.

Reverend Michael J.R. Kelly - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary in Alexandria to Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax with residence at Corpus Christi Mission in South Riding.

Reverend Bjorn C. Lundberg - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Fredericksburg to Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School in Dumfries with residence at the Church of the Holy Family in Dale City.

Reverend Kevin B. Walsh - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Anthony of Padua in Falls Church to service with the Diplomatic Representation of the Apostolic Nunciature of the United States of America.

Retired

Reverend Robert A. Lange -from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington to medical retirement with private residence.

Reverend Philip S. Majka - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint James in Falls Church to retired status with residence at the Saint Rose of Lima Priests' Retirement Villa.

Reverend Mark Pilon - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Raymond of Penafort in Springfield to medical retirement with private residence.

Reverend Leo Zonneveld, C.I.C.M. - from Pastor of the Church of the Precious Blood in Culpeper to retired status, with the Missionhurst Community in Arlington.

Leave of Absence

Reverend Terry A. Cramer - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Andrew the Apostle in Clifton to a Leave of Absence for vocational discernment.

Newly Ordained

Reverend Joseph D. Bergida, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary in Alexandria for the period of June 27, 2012 to September 7, 2012 at which time he will return Pontifical North American College to continue theological studies.

Reverend Keith D. Cummings, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Fredericksburg.

Reverend Richard E. Dyer, Jr., newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria.

Reverend Thomas M. Yehl, Y.A., newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Gainesville.

Deacon Assignments

Reverend Mr. Jason C. Burchell - newly ordained, Deacon at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, effective June 11, 2012.

Reverend Mr. Thomas B. Cavanaugh - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church, effective June 11, 2012.

Reverend Mr. Christopher H. Hayes - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria, effective June 11, 2012.

Reverend Mr. Michael C. Isenberg - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Saint Agnes in Arlington, effective June 11, 2012.

Reverend Mr. Eric L. Shafer - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of All Saints in Manassas, effective June 11, 2012.

Permanent Deacons



Deacon Joseph G. Benin from Permanent Deacon at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean to retired status, was effective May 31, 2012.

Deacon Emil P. Myskowski, from Permanent Deacon at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge to retired status, was effective May 31, 2012.

Religious Personnel Assigned Outside the Diocese

Reverend James Angert, T.O.R. - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Joseph in Herndon, to ministry outside the diocese, effective June 18, 2012.

Reverend Timothy Harris, T.O.R. - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Joseph in Herndon to ministry outside the diocese, effective June 23, 2012.

Reverend John J. Heffernan, O.F.M. - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi in Triangle to ministry outside the diocese, effective June 24, 2012.

Reverend Zygmunt Mazanowski, T.O.R. - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Joseph in Herndon to ministry outside the diocese, was effective April 24, 2012.



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