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Clergy Appointments
The Rev. Msgr. James W. McMurtrie, Administrator of the Diocese of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments, effective June 8, 1998:

TO RETIRE

Rev. Joseph J. Loftus, pastor of St. Philip Parish, Falls Church, to retire from active assignment. He will be in residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Arlington.

ADMINISTRATOR

Rev. Daniel S. Spychala, from pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Winchester, to become Administrator Pro Tem, St. Philip Parish, Falls Church.

Rev. John D. Kelly, from associate pastor, St. Luke Parish, McLean, to become Administrator Pro Tem, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Winchester.

Rev. Paul L. Dudzinski, from associate pastor, St. James Parish, Falls Church, to become Administrator Pro Tem, St. Clare of Assisi parish, Clifton.

DIOCESAN DIRECTORS

Rev. John T. O'Hara, from Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities, to become Consultor to Catholic Charities while remaining as associate pastor, Holy Family Parish, Dale City.

Rev. Charles C. McCoart, from Diocesan Director of Youth Activities and associate pastor, Good Shepherd Parish, Alexandria, to become Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities and in residence, St. Agnes Parish, Arlington.

Rev. James S. Barkett, from associate pastor, Holy Family Parish, Dale City, to become Diocesan Director of Youth Activities and associate pastor, St. Lawrence Parish, Alexandria.

ASSOCIATE PASTORS

Rev. Alexander R. Drummond, from associate pastor, St. Timothy Parish, Chantilly, to become associate pastor, St. Michael Parish, Annandale.

Rev. Ronald S. Escalante, from associate pastor, St. Lawrence Parish, Alexandria, to become associate pastor, Good Shepherd Parish, Alexandria.

Rev. Wilhelm J. Ettner, from associate pastor, St. Agnes Parish, Arlington, to become associate pastor, St. Timothy Parish, Chantilly.

Rev. Thomas P. Ferguson, J.C.L., having completed studies in Canon Law, to become associate pastor, St. Luke Parish, McLean while working one day a week in Marriage Tribunal.

Rev. Richard M. Guest, from associate pastor, St. William of York Parish, Stafford, to become associate pastor, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Great Falls.

Rev. Michael C. Kelly, from associate pastor, St. James Parish, Falls Church, to become associate pastor, St. Ambrose Parish, Annandale.

Rev. Msgr. Frank E. Mahler, resigning as pastor, St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Clifton, to become associate pastor, St. James Parish, Falls Church.

Rev. Mark E. Moretti, from associate pastor, St. Mark Parish, Vienna, to become associate pastor, St. Rita Parish, Alexandria.

Rev. Carroll L. Oubre, from associate pastor, St. Mary Parish, Alexandria, to become associate pastor, Holy Family Parish, Dale City.

Rev. Francis J. Peffley, from associate pastor, Our Lady of Angels Parish, Woodbridge, to become associate pastor, St. Louis Parish, Alexandria.

Rev. Donald J. Rooney, from pastor, Banica Missions, to associate pastor, St. Leo the Great Parish, Fairfax.

Rev. Stefan P. Starsynski, from associate pastor, St. Michael Parish, Annandale, to become associate pastor, St. Mary Parish, Alexandria.

Rev. Thomas P. Vander Woude, from associate pastor, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Great Falls, to become associate pastor, St. Agnes Parish, Arlington.

Rev. Lawrence N. Violette, from associate pastor, St. Ambrose Parish, Annandale, to become associate pastor, Our Lady of Angels Parish, Woodbridge.

Rev. Kevin B. Walsh, from associate pastor, St. Rita Parish, Alexandria, to become associate pastor, St. James Parish, Falls Church.

NEWLY ORDAINED

Rev. Andrew J. Fisher, newly ordained, to become associate pastor, St. William of York Parish, Stafford.

Rev. James C. Hudgins, newly ordained, to become associate pastor, Queen of Apostles Parish, Alexandria.

Rev. Christopher J. Pollard, newly ordained, to become associate pastor, St. Mark Parish, Vienna.

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

Rev. Clarence M. Trinkle, granted extended leave to pursue the religious life as a priest.

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