The following official appointments and announcements have been made by Bishop William F. Murphy.  All became effective June 25, 2014 unless otherwise indicated. 

 

RETIRED PRIESTS

Rev. Joseph V. Arevalo with residence at St. Joseph, Babylon.

Msgr. John R. Dreasen with residence at St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport

Rev. Augustine Fernando with residence at St. Kilian, Farmingdale.

Rev. Frederick Hill with residence at St. Patrick, Smithtown.

Rev. John O’Farrell to private residence.

Msgr. Pablo M. Rodriguez with residence at St. Ignatius, Long Beach, effective May 7.

Rev. William Logan to private residence.

 

 

CHANCELLOR

Rev. Irinel Racos, JUD, from chaplain, St. Anthony High School, Melville to Chancellor of the Diocese of Rockville Centre with residence at Holy Name of Mary, Valley Stream, effective June 1.

 

PASTOR

Rev. Michael Bartholomew, from Associate Pastor at St. Hugh of Lincoln in Huntington Station to Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Westhampton Beach.

Msgr. William Breslawski, from Pastor of Our Lady of Peace, Lynbrook, to Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, Rocky Point.

Rev. Thomas Fusco, from Pastor of St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset, to Pastor of Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park.

Rev. Gerard Gordon, from Associate Pastor at St. Dominic in Oyster Bay to Pastor of St. Martin of Tours, Amityville.

Rev. Richard Hoerning, from Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, Rocky Point, to Pastor of St. Agnes, Greenport.

Rev. Jose Jacob Kochupoovaithummootil, SMM,  from Religious Priest at Our Lady of the Island Shrine to Pastor of SS. Peter and Paul, Manorville.

Rev. Michael Maffeo, from Pastor of St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma, to Pastor of St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset.

Msgr. Joseph Mirro, from Pastor of Immaculate Conception, Westhampton Beach, to Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport.

Rev. Thomas Murray, from Pastor of St. Agnes, Greenport, to Pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux, Montauk Point.

Rev. Bruce Powers, from Pastor of SS. Peter and Paul, Manorville, to Pastor of St. Kilian, Farmingdale.

Rev. Michael Rieder, from Pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux, Montauk, to Pastor of St. Joseph, Ronkonkoma.

Rev. Luis Miguel Romero Fernandez, M.Id. to Pastor of Our Lady of Loretto, Hempstead, effective May 7.

Rev. Richard Stelter, from Pastor of St. Martin of Tours, Amityville, to Pastor of Our Lady of Peace, Lynbrook.

 

ADMINISTRATOR

Msgr. Charles R. Fink, from Seminary Spiritual Director at St. Joseph Seminary, Yonkers, to Administrator of Our Lady of the Snow, Blue Point, effective June 22.

 

NEWLY ORDAINED

Rev. Collins Adwatum to Associate Pastor of St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays, effective September 1.

Rev. David Charles Atanasio to Associate Pastor of St. Patrick, Bay Shore.

Rev. Christopher James Mirabal to Associate Pastor of St. Anne, Brentwood.

Rev. Daniel Opokuh Mensah to Associate Pastor of St. James, Setauket, effective September 1.

Rev. Joseph Scolaro to Associate Pastor of St. Joseph, Garden City.

Rev. James Shelton to Associate Pastor of Good Shepherd, Holbrook.

 

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Rev. Innocent Amasiorah, from Associate Pastor of St. Joseph, Garden City, to Associate Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport.

Rev. Lachlan Cameron, from Associate Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua, East Northport, to Associate Pastor of the Cathedral Parish of St. Agnes, Rockville Centre, and Director of Liturgy and Worship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

Rev. William Scott Daniels, O.P., from Associate Pastor of St. Mark, Shoreham, to Associate Pastor of St. Dominic, Oyster Bay.

Rev. John B. Ephraim, from Associate Pastor of St. Kilian, Farmingdale, to Associate Pastor of St. Aloysius, Great Neck.

Msgr. Michael Flynn, from Pastor of St. Kilian, Farmingdale, to Associate Pastor of St. Mary, East Islip, effective September 15.

Rev. Hyacinth Jemigbola, from Hospital Chaplain at Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, to Associate Pastor of St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset.

Rev. Richard Kammerer, from Associate Pastor of St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays, to Associate Pastor of Corpus Christi, Mineola.

Rev. Freddy Lozano, from Associate Pastor of St. Hugh of Lincoln, Huntington Station, to Associate Pastor of St. John of God, Central Islip.

Rev. Alloysious Melly, from Associate Pastor of Good Shepherd, Holbrook, to Associate Pastor of St. Mark, Shoreham.

Rev. Gabriel Miah, from Associate Pastor of Corpus Christi, Mineola, to Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Grace, West Babylon.

Rev. Juan Antonio Moya de Abreu Lima, from Associate Pastor of St. Peter of Alcantara, Port Washington, to Associate Pastor of St. Kilian, Farmingdale.

Rev. Harold Noviello, from Associate Pastor of St. Patrick, Bay Shore, to Associate Pastor of St. Patrick, Smithtown.

Rev. Gonzalo Oajaca-Lopez, from Associate Pastor of St. Anne, Brentwood, to Associate Pastor of St. Hugh of Lincoln, Huntington Station.

Rev. Javier Penaranda Alvarez, from Associate Pastor of St. John of God, Central Islip, to Associate Pastor of St. Brigid, Westbury.

Rev. Todd C. Saccoccia, from Associate Pastor of St. Joseph, Garden City, to Associate Pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Massapequa.

 

HIGH SCHOOL CHAPLAIN  

Rev. Khoa T. Le, from Associate Pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Massapequa, to Chaplain of St. Anthony High School, South Huntington, with residence at St. Hugh of Lincoln, Huntington Station.

 

HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN

Rev. James Drew, from Parish Administrator of Our Lady of the Snow, Blue Point, to Chaplain of Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Care Center, West Islip, effective June 22.

 

EXPIRATION OF EXTERN PRIEST ASSIGNMENTS

Rev. John Attakruh to termination of assignment, effective June 30.

Rev. Peter McCrann, S.M.M.  to termination of assignment, effective June 30.

 

 

 

 

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