2011 Clergy Assignments

The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments effective on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, except where noted differently.

Pastors

Reverend Thomas P. Ferguson - from Parochial Administrator of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria to Pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria, Virginia, while continuing as Episcopal Vicar for Faith Formation, Diocesan Judge, and Director of the Diaconate Formation Program.

Reverend David L. Martin - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Jude in Fredericksburg to Pastor of the Church of Saint Luke in McLean.

Reverend Christopher D. Murphy - from ministry in the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, where he served as Pastor of the Church of San José in Pedro Santana, and as Parochial Vicar of the Church of San Francisco De Asís in Bánica, Dominican Republic, to Pastor of the Church of Saint Peter in Washington, Virginia, effective August 3, 2011.

Parochial Administrators

Reverend Paul M. Grankauskas - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Ann in Arlington to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Thomas à Becket in Reston.

Reverend James C. Hudgins - from Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School in Arlington with residence at the Church of Saint James in Falls Church to Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Jude in Fredericksburg.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend Bryan W. Belli - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Apostle in Leesburg to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint William of York in Stafford.

Reverend Matthew J. DeForest - from a Leave of Absence for vocational discernment to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Anthony in Falls Church.

Reverend Kevin J. Fimian - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Hope in Potomac Falls to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Michael in Annandale.

Reverend Robert A. Lange - from retired status to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington.

Reverend Mark E. Moretti - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Thomas à Beckett in Reston to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Evangelist in Warrenton.

Reverend Marcus A. Pollard - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Bernadette in Springfield to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Apostle in Leesburg.

Reverend Lino Rico Rostro - from Priest in Residence at the Church of Christ the Redeemer in Sterling to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Ann in Arlington.

Reverend Gregory Thompson - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of All Saints in Manassas to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean.

Reverend Christopher T. Vaccaro - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Annandale to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Woodbridge.

Reverend Joseph D. Q. Vu - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church to Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Bernadette in Springfield.

Special Assignments

Reverend Paul A. Berghout - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington to full-time ministry in the Diocesan Tribunal with residence at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Arlington.

Reverend Phillip M. Cozzi - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Evangelist in Warrenton to Chaplain and Assistant Principal at Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School in Arlington with residence at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean.

Reverend John C. Cregan - from Bishop's Delegate for Clergy to Bishop's Delegate for Retired Priests and Permanent Deacons while remaining as Pastor of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria.

Reverend Paul L. Dudzinski - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Peter in Washington, Virginia, to full time studies in Philosophy with residence at the Church of Saint Louis in Alexandria, effective August 3, 2011.

Reverend Paul D. Scalia - to Bishop's Delegate for Priests, while remaining as Pastor of the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean.

Retired

Reverend Martin McGuill - from Pastor of the Church of Saint Luke in McLean to retired status, with private residence.

Reverend M. Paul Richardson - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Bernadette in Springfield to medical retirement with residence at the Saint Joseph Home in Richmond, Virginia, where he will serve as Chaplain, was effective June 1, 2011.

Reverend John T. B. Trong - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Michael in Annandale to retired status, with residence at the Saint Rose of Lima Priest Retirement Villa in Annandale.

Change in Residence

Reverend Jamie R. Workman - from Priest in Residence at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, to Priest in Residence at the Church of Saint Luke in McLean while continuing Canon Law Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

Leave of Absence

Reverend James G. Mercer - from ministry in the Diocesan Tribunal with residence at the Church of Saint Lawrence in Alexandria, to a Leave of Absence for medical reasons.

Reverend Charles C. McCoart - from Pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Alexandria, to a Leave of Absence for vocational discernment.

Reverend James M. Poumade - from Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint John the Beloved in McLean, to a Leave of Absence for vocational discernment.

Newly Ordained

Reverend Jeb S. Donelan, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of All Saints in Manassas.

Reverend Luke R. Dundon, newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Saint Philip in Falls Church.

Reverend William B. Schierer - newly ordained, Parochial Vicar at the Church of Our Lady of Hope in Potomac Falls.

Deacon Assignments

Reverend Mr. Keith D. Cummings - newly ordained, Deacon at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, effective June 13, 2011.

Reverend Mr. Richard E. Dyer, Jr. - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria, effective June 13, 2011.

Reverend Mr. Thomas M. Yehl, Y.A. - newly ordained, Deacon at the Church of Saint Ambrose in Annandale, effective June 13, 2011.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2011