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July 1, 2012

Where will Father be going next?

Archdiocese releases list of priest assignments effective July 1 Cardinal George announced the following clergy appointments. All are effective July 1 unless otherwise noted.

Pastors

Rev. Andrzej Bartosz, from associate pastor of St. Ladislaus Parish, West Roscoe, to pastor of Our Lady, Mother of the Church Parish, West Lawrence.

Rev. Jacque Beltran, from the faculty of Mundelein Seminary, to pastor of Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Waukegan.

Rev. Jo Andre Beltran, from associate pastor of Notre Dame De Chicago Parish, West Harrison, to pastor of St. Ita Parish, West Catalpa.

Rev. Thomas Bernas, from pastor of St. Richard Parish, South Kostner, to pastor of St. Rene Goupil Parish, West 63rd Place.

Rev. Darrio Boscutti, from associate pastor of St. John of the Cross Parish, Western Springs, to pastor of St. Cyprian Parish, River Grove.

Rev. Diego Cadavid, from associate pastor of St. Donatus Parish, Blue Island, to pastor of the same.

Rev. Robert Coleman, from administrator of Immaculate Conception Parish, West 44th Street, to pastor of the same.

Rev. Donald Eruaga, MSP, to pastor of St. Kilian parish, South May, effective immediately.

Rev. Michael Foley, from associate pastor of St. Michael Parish, Orland Park, to pastor of Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Orland Park.

Rev. Arthur Gramaje, CMF, to pastor of Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, South Wood.

Rev. Peter Heidenrich, from pastor of St. Walter Parish, South Oakley, to pastor of St. Athanasius Parish, Evanston.

Rev. Thomas M. Jackson, OP, to pastor of Holy Name of Mary Parish, South Loomis with residence at St. Benedict the African-West Parish, West 71st Street.

Rev. Krzysztof Janczak, from associate pastor of St. John Brebeuf Parish, Niles, to pastor of St. Richard Parish, South Kostner.

Rev. Thomas Koys, from pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, West 44th Street, to pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish, West Patterson.

Rev. Robert Marchwiany, from associate pastor of St. Luke Parish, River Forest, to pastor of St. Florian Parish, South Houston.

Rev. Thomas K. McDermott, OP, from St. Pius V Priory, South Ashland, to pastor of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish, River Forest.

Rev. Jose Medina-Carreon, from associate pastor of St. Bede the Venerable Parish, to pastor of St. Mark Parish, North Campbell.

Rev. Thomas Mescall, from administrator of St. Adrian Parish, South Fairfield, to pastor of the same.

Rev. James Mezydlo, from pastor of St. Florian Parish, South Houston, to pastor of St. Walter Parish, South Oakley.

Rev. Thadeo Mgimba, from administrator of Ascension/St. Susanna, Harvey, and St. Gerard Majella, Markham, to pastor of the same.

Rev. Samson Ngatia Mukundi, from associate pastor of St. Gilbert Parish, Grayslake, to pastor of St. Sylvester Parish, West Palmer.

Rev. Michael O’Connell, from pastor of Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Orland Park, to pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish, West Wellington.

Rev. George Omwando, from associate pastor of Our Lady of the Ridge Parish, Chicago Ridge, to pastor of St. Catherine/St. Lucy Parish, Oak Park.

Rev. David Pavlik, from pastor of St. Ita Parish, West Catalpa, to pastor of St. Victor Parish, Calumet City.

Rev. Marc Reszel, from pastor of St. Mary Parish, Buffalo Grove, to pastor of St. Hugh Parish, Lyons.

Rev. John Siemianowski, to pastor of St. Kieran Parish, Chicago Heights, while retaining his duties as pastor of St. Agnes Parish.

Rev. Andrew Smith, from associate pastor of St. Ailbe Parish, South Harper, to be the pastor of Holy Angels Parish, East Oakwood Blvd.

Rev. John Trout, from associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Libertyville, to pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Libertyville.

Rev. Tirso Villaverde, from associate pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish, West Patterson, to pastor of St. Thomas of Canterbury, North Kenmore.

Rev. William Vollmer, from associate pastor of St. Norbert Parish, Northbrook, to pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish, Evanston.

Rev. Robert M. Warsey, OSM, from associate pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, West Jackson Blvd., to pastor of Annunciata Parish, South Avenue G.

Rev. Charles Watkins, to pastor of St. Columba Parish, South Greenbay.

Rev. Daniel Whiteside, from pastor of St. Catherine/St. Lucy Parish, Oak Park, to pastor of St. Mary Parish, Buffalo Grove.

Administrators

Rev. Thomas Aschenbrener, from associate pastor of Holy Name Cathedral, North Wabash, to be the administrator of St. Mary of Perpetual Help Parish, West 32nd Street.

Rev. Paul Stein, from pastor of St. Sylvester Parish, West Palmer, to administrator of the same.

Associate pastors

Rev. Marcin Bulinski, from associate pastor of St. Linus Parish, Oak Lawn, to associate pastor of St. Francis Borgia Parish, West Addison.

Rev. Krzysztof Ciaston, from associate pastor of St. Tarcissus Parish, West Ardmore, to associate pastor of St. Raymond De Penafort Parish, Mount Prospect.

Rev. Joseph Cook, from associate pastor of St. Kieran Parish, Chicago Heights, to associate pastor of St. Linus Parish, Oak Lawn.

Rev. Daniel Costello, from associate pastor of St. Thomas of Canterbury Parish, North Kenmore, to associate pastor of Notre Dame De Chicago Parish, West Harrison.

Rev. Jorge Estrada, from associate pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Parish, North Troy, to associate pastor of St. Theresa Parish.

Rev. Jacek Jura, from associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Wilmette, to associate pastor of St. Michael Parish, Orland Park.

Rev. Henry Kricek, from associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Wilmette, to associate pastor of St. Louise De Marillac Parish, La Grange Park.

Rev. Krzysztof Kulig, from associate pastor of St. James Parish, Arlington Heights, to associate pastor of St. Thomas Becket Parish, Mount Prospect.

Rev. Michal Lewon, from associate pastor of St. Mary Parish, Riverside, to associate pastor of St. Agnes Parish, Chicago Heights.

Rev. Charles Musula, from associate pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Park Ridge, to associate pastor of St. Luke Parish, River Forest.

Rev. Phi Nguyen, from associate pastor of St. Damian Parish, Oak Forest, to associate pastor of St. Gilbert Parish, Grayslake.

Rev. Michael Owen, from associate pastor of St. Mary of the Woods Parish, North Moselle, to associate pastor of Queen of the Rosary Parish, Elk Grove Village.

Rev. Martin Ibarra, from associate pastor of St. Agnes of Bohemia Parish, South Central Park, to associate pastor of Queen of the Universe Parish, South Hamlin.

Rev. Thomas Lamping, from associate pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Summit, to associate pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish, West Patterson.

Pastor emeritus

Rev. Robert Beaven, from pastor of St. Benedict Parish, West Irving Park, to retire after 44 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. Robert Burnell, from pastor of St. Hugh Parish, Lyons, to retire after 42 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. James E. Flynn, from pastor of Holy Name of Mary Parish, South Loomis, to retire after 45 years of service and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. Eugene Gratkowski, pastor of St. Cyprian Parish, River Grove, to retire after 45 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. John E. Hennessey, from pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Libertyville, to retire after 41 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. James P. Kehoe, from pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish, Evanston, to retire after 42 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. Thomas A. Libera, from pastor of St. Athanasius Parish, Evanston, to retire after 43 years of service to the church and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Rev. James Nallen, from pastor of St. Columba, South Greenbay, to retire after 46 years of service and be pastor emeritus of the same.

Newly ordained

Rev. Francis Bitterman to associate pastor of St. Norbert Parish, Northbrook.

Rev. Thomas Boharic to associate pastor of St. Agnes of Boehmia, South Central Park.

Rev. Michael Grisilano to associate pastor of St. Julie Billiart, Tinley Park.

Rev. Paul Guzman to associate pastor of St. Damian Parish, Oak Forest.

Rev. Robert Krueger to be in residence at St. Bede the Venerable Parish, South Kostner.

Rev. Mariusz Manka to associate pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Wilmette.

Rev. Gilbert Mashurano to associate pastor of St. James Parish, Arlington Heights.

Rev. Anthony Muraya to associate pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Park Ridge.

Rev. Matthew O’Donnell to associate pastor of St. Ailbe Parish, South Harper.

Rev. Piotr Rapcia to associate pastor of St. John Brebeuf Parish, Niles.

Rev. Krzysztof Swierczynski to associate pastor of St. Mary Parish, Riverside.

Rev. (Clovis) Javier Vilchez Parra to associate pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Parish, North Troy.

Rev. James Wallace to be in residence at Mary Seat of Wisdom Parish, Park Ridge.

Rev. Marcin Zasada to associate pastor of St. Ladislaus Parish, West Roscoe.

Resident

Rev. John Griffiths, from resident of Queen of Angels Parish, North Western, to resident of St. Tarcissus Parish, West Ardmore.

Sabbatical

Rev. Paul Cao, from faculty of St. Joseph Seminary at Loyola University, North Sheridan Road, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012.

Rev. James Hurlbert from pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish, West Wellington, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012.

Rev. Thomas Libera, from pastor of St. Athanasius Parish, Evanston, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012.

Rev. William Zavaski, from pastor of St. James Parish, Arlington Heights, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2013.

Rev. Robert Clark, pastor of St. Cletus Parish, La Grange, to be on sabbatical from June 15-Nov. 21, 2012.

Rev. Donald Craig, pastor of St. Mary of Perpetual Help Parish, West 32nd Street, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012.

Rev. Thomas Kasputis, from pastor of St. Rene Goupil Parish, West 63rd Place, to be on sabbatical from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012.

Incardination

Rev. Simon Braganza, from the Archdiocese of Hyderabad, India, has been incardinated into the presbyterate of the Archdiocese of Chicago, and will continue to be associate pastor of Queen of All Saints Basilica, North Sauganash, effective immediately.

Vicar for health care

Rev. William Grogan, from the Cardinal’s delegate for hospitals, to be vicar for health care, effective immediately.

Vicar for ecumenical and interreligious affairs

Rev. Thomas Baima to be the vicar for ecumenical and interreligious affairs, while retaining his duties as vice rector for academic affairs at University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary and as liaison for formation programs on the Archdiocesan Administrative Council.

Dean

Rev. Thomas Belanger, to dean of Deanery VI-B while retaining his duties as pastor of St. Philip Neri Parish, East 72nd Street.

Dean pro tem

Rev. Denis Condon, to be the dean pro tem of Deanery IV-E while retaining his duties as pastor of St. Louise de Marillac Parish, La Grange Park.

Rectors

Rev. Paul Stein, from pastor of St. Sylvester Parish, North Humboldt Blvd., to rector of St. Joseph Seminary, North Sheridan Road.

Rev. Robert Barron, from professor at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary, to be the rector of the same.

Faculty

Rev. Steven Bauer, from resident of St. Alphonsus Parish, West Wellington and associate director of the Blessed John Paul II Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago Campus, to be on the faculty of St. Joseph Seminary at Loyola University, North Sheridan Road.

Moderator of the curia

Rev. Peter Snieg, from rector of St. Joseph Seminary at Loyola University to Moderator of the Curia.

Directors

Rev. Msgr. Dennis J. Lyle from rector/president of the University of St. Mary of the Lake, to sabbatical leave from July 1-Dec. 31, 2012. Then to be director of the Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

Deacon Richard Hudzik, director of the Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, to be part-time co-vicar for the diaconate community, while retaining duties as director of the Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, effective Sept. 1, 2012. Then to be full-time co-vicar for the diaconate community, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

Associate director

Rev. Andrew M. Wawrzyn, from associate pastor of St. Peter Parish, Skokie, to associate director of the Blessed John Paul II Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago Campus.

Food for the Poor ministry

Rev. Michael Gabriel to work with Food for the Poor Ministry with continued residence at St. Josaphat Parish, North Southport Avenue.

Full-time hospital chaplain

Rev. Jackson Colon to fulltime chaplain at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, West Polk, with continued residence at St. Ignatius Parish, North Glenwood.

Associate dean of formation and coordinator of the Hispanic ministry program

Rev. Elmer Romero, from pastor of St. Mark Parish, North Campbell, to associate dean of formation and coordinator of the Hispanic ministry program at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein.