• Updated July 3:

    Bishop Burbidge is pleased to appoint Very Reverend Michael Dobbins, V.F., Pastor, St. John  Bosco Church, Woodstock, to be the Dean of Deanery IV for a term of 5 years, effective July 1, 2018. 

    He also reappoints Very Reverend Francis M. deRosa, V.F., Pastor, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Colonial Beach, to be the Dean of Deanery VII for a term of 5 years, effective July 1, 2018.

    Updated June 15:

    Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments:

    Reverend Devaraju (Devan) Arockiasamy – from Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart Parish in Manassas to ministry outside the Diocese of Arlington, effective June 25, 2018.

    Reverend William J. Metzger, O.S.F.S. – from Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Vienna, to retired status with continued residence at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Vienna, effective June 30, 2018.

    Deacon John A. Hubbarth – Assigned to Saint Matthew Parish in Spotsylvania, excardinated from the Diocese of Lansing and incardinated in the Diocese of Arlington, effective May 30, 2018.

    Updated June 1:

    Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments:

    Pastor

    Reverend Joel D. Jaffe – from Director, Office of Vocations to Pastor of Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling, effective September 1, 2018.

    Parochial Vicar

    Reverend Mark E. Moretti – from Parochial Vicar at Precious Blood Parish in Culpeper to Parochial Vicar at Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling, effective September 1, 2018.

    Special Assignment

    Reverend Michael C. Isenberg - from Assistant Director, Office of Vocations to Director, Office of Vocations with continued residence at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, effective June 28, 2018.

    Religious Personnel Assigned Outside the Diocese

    Reverend Francis Eldridge, S.A. – from Parochial Administrator of Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling to ministry outside the Diocese of Arlington, effective September 1, 2018.

    Reverend Thomas Gumprecht, S.A. – from Priest in Residence at Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling to ministry outside the Diocese of Arlington, effective May 18, 2018.

    Reverend Robert Langone, S.A. – from Parochial Vicar at Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling to ministry outside the Diocese of Arlington, effective September 1, 2018.

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    Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, has announced the following clergy appointments effective on Thursday, June 28, 2018, except where noted differently.

     

    Pastors

     

    Reverend Kevin J. Beres — from Parochial Vicar at Saint John the Baptist Parish in Front Royal to Pastor of Saint Peter Parish in Washington, VA.

     

    Reverend Paul M. Grankauskas — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Mark Parish in Vienna to Pastor of Saint Bridget of Ireland Parish in Berryville.

     

    Reverend Wilson I. Korpi — from Administrator of Holy Family Parish in Dale City to Pastor of Holy Family Parish in Dale City.

     

    Parochial Vicars

     

    Reverend Nicholas R. Barnes — from Parochial Vicar at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at Saint Theresa Parish in Ashburn.

     

    Reverend Isaiah Bugaku, A.J. — from Parochial Vicar at Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Warrenton to Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Parish in Gainesville.

     

    Reverend Richard T. Carr — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Michael Parish in Annandale to Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Parish in Gainesville.

     

    Reverend Phillip M. Cozzi — from Parochial Vicar at Saint James Parish in Falls Church to Parochial Vicar at Saint John the Baptist Parish in Front Royal.

     

    Reverend David A. Dufresne — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax to Parochial Vicar at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Alexandria.

     

    Reverend Joseph W. Farrell — from Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Potomac Falls to Parochial Vicar at Saint Timothy Parish in Chantilly.

     

    Reverend Stephen Holmes — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Fredericksburg to Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Winchester.

     

    Reverend Jean Vanes Nicolas — from Priest in Residence at Saint Mary of Sorrows Parish in Fairfax to Parochial Vicar at Saint Bernadette Parish in Springfield.

     

    Reverend Robert L. Ruskamp — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish in Clifton to Parochial Vicar at Saint Mary of Sorrows Parish in Fairfax.

     

    Reverend Augustine Minh Hai Tran — from Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Parish in Gainesville to Parochial Vicar at Precious Blood Parish in Culpeper.

     

    Reverend Joseph Diem Quang Vu — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Bernadette Parish in Springfield to Parochial Vicar at Saint James Parish in Falls Church.

     

    Special Assignments

     

    Reverend James C. Hinkle — from Parochial Vicar at Saint Theresa Parish in Ashburn, awaiting activation as a Navy Chaplain with the Archdiocese for the Military Services, U.S.A.

     

    Reverend J. Edwin Thayer Tewes — from Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Parish in Gainesville to Medical Leave of Absence, effective May 26, 2018.

     

    Retirement

     

    Reverend Horace H. (Tuck) Grinnell — from Pastor of Saint Peter Parish in Washington, Virginia, to retired status with residence at the Saint Rose of Lima Priest Retirement Villa in Annandale.

     

    Reverend Monsignor Stanley J. Krempa — from Pastor of Saint Bridget of Ireland Parish in Berryville to retired status in a private residence.

     

    Newly Ordained Priests

     

    Reverend Mr. Michael J. Folmar — upon ordination to the priesthood, to Parochial Vicar at Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Fredericksburg.

     

    Reverend Mr. Nicholas J. Schierer — upon ordination to the priesthood, to Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Potomac Falls.

     

    Reverend Mr. Christopher F. Tipton — upon ordination to the priesthood, to Parochial Vicar at Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax.

     

    Transitional Deacon Assignment

     

    Rev. Mr. Nicholas F. Blank — upon ordination to the diaconate, to the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, effective June 11, 2018.

     

    Rev. Mr. Edward B. Guilloux — upon ordination to the diaconate, to Saint Veronica Parish in Chantilly, effective June 11, 2018.

     

    Rev. Mr. Sean T. Koehr — upon ordination to the diaconate, to Saint Philip Parish in Falls Church, effective June 11, 2018.

     

    Rev. Mr. Christopher William Nyce, Jr. — upon ordination to the diaconate, to All Saints Parish in Manassas, effective June 11, 2018.

     

    Rev. Mr. James F. Waalkes — upon ordination to the diaconate, to the Basilica of Saint Mary in Alexandria, effective June 11, 2018.