Catholic Courier

Posted: July 6, 2005

Last Updated: December 17, 2009

Bishop makes pastoral-leadership appointments

Bishop Matthew H. Clark has announced the following pastoral-leadership appointments, which took effect June 28 unless otherwise noted:

Father Peter Abue to sacramental minister, Immaculate Conception, Ithaca, until Oct. 31, during the sabbatical of Father Leo Reinhardt.

Father Robert Beligotti to parochial vicar, St. Rita, Webster, from pastor, Our Lady of Mercy, Greece.

Father Michael Brown to chaplain, Auburn Correctional Facility, Livingston Correctional Facility and Groveland Correctional Facility and sacramental minister, Sacred Heart, Auburn, and St. Ann, Owasco, from pastor, Holy Angels, Nunda, and St. Patrick's, Mt. Morris.

Father Joseph Catanise to pastor, St. Leo, Hilton, from assisting priest, St. Rita, Webster.

Father Michael Conboy to rector, Becket Hall, from pastor, St. Jerome, East Rochester, concurrent with continuing duties as diocesan director of priest personnel.

Father Patrick Connor to pastor Holy Angels, Nunda; St. Patrick, Mt. Morris, St. Lucy, Retsof; St. Thomas, Leicester; St. Mary Geneseo; and sacramental ministry with the Newman Catholic Community at the State University of New York College at Geneseo, from sabbatical.

Father Peter Deckman to parochial vicar, Holy Apostles, Holy Family and St. Anthony of Padua, Rochester, from pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. Michael, Rochester.

Father Douglas DellaPietra to sabbatical through December, 2005. Father DellaPietra is pastor, Church of the Good Shepherd, Henrietta.

Nancy DeRycke to pastoral administrator, Church of the Resurrection, Fairport, from pastoral leader at Church of the Resurrection.

Father Peter Enyan-Boadu to a second term as pastor, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Brockport.

Father Francis Erb to sacramental minister, St. Gabriel, Hammondsport, and St. Mary, Bath. Father Erb is a retired diocesan priest.

Father James Fennessy to an additional year as parochial vicar, St. Francis DeSales and St. Stephen, Geneva.

Father Raymond Fleming to sacramental minister, St. Monica, Our Lady of Good Counsel, St. Augustine and Ss. Peter and Paul, Rochester, concurrent with continuing duties as pastor, Emmanuel Church of the Deaf, Rochester.

Father Paul Gitau to parochial administrator, Immaculate Conception and St. Bridget, Rochester.

Father Edward Golden to sacramental minister, St. Januarius, Naples; St. Michael, Penn Yan; St. Patrick, Prattsburg; St. Andrew, Dundee; St. Theresa, Stanley; and St. Mary, Rushville. He recently retired as parochial vicar at Holy Apostles, Rochester.

Father William Graf to sacramental minister, Church of the Resurrection, Fairport. He recently retired as pastor, Church of the Resurrection, Fairport.

Deacon Daniel Hurley to pastoral administrator, St. Michael and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rochester, from principal, Immaculate Conception School, Ithaca.

Father Stephen Kraus to pastor, St. Theodore, Gates, from parochial vicar of same.

Father Scott Kubinski to pastor, All Saints, Lansing; Holy Cross, Dryden; and St. Anthony, Groton; from parochial administrator, All Saints, Lansing, St. Anthony Groton, Holy Cross, Dryden, and chaplain, Ithaca College Catholic Community.

Father Steven Lape to pastor, St. Jerome, East Rochester, from parochial vicar, St. Mary, Auburn.

Father Charles Latus to a second term as pastor, St. Rita, Webster.

Father John Loncle to parochial vicar, Holy Rosary, Most Precious Blood and Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester

Father Michael Mahler to chaplain, Ithaca College Catholic Community, concurrent with duties as pastor, St. Catherine of Siena, Ithaca.

Father Joseph Marcoux to parochial vicar, Holy Angels, Nunda; St. Patrick, Mt. Morris; St. Lucy, Retsof; St. Thomas, Leicester; and St. Mary, Geneseo, from parochial vicar, Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Father William (Mickey) McGrath to pastor, St. Columba/St. Patrick, Caledonia, from parochial vicar, St. Januarius, Naples; St. Michael, Penn Yan; St. Patrick, Prattsburg; St. Andrew, Dundee; St. Theresa, Stanley; and St. Mary, Rushville.

Father Kevin McKenna, to sabbatical through December 2005. Father McKenna is pastor, St. Cecilia, Irondequoit.

Father Daniel McMullin to director, Cornell Catholic Community, Cornell University, Ithaca, from pastor, St. Mary, Geneseo.

Father Jeremiah Moynihan to sabbatical through December 2005. Father Moynihan is pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Elmira.

Father Anthony Mugavero to parochial vicar, Holy Redeemer/St. Francis Xavier, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and Corpus Christi, Rochester -- with Sunday responsibilities at St. Michael and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rochester -- from pastor, St. Bridget's, Rochester.

Father John Mulligan to pastor, Holy Rosary, Most Precious Blood and Sacred Heart Cathedral, from pastor, Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Father Bernard Munjalu Wakhungo to parochial vicar, St. Mary, Auburn, from parochial vicar, All Saints, Lansing, St. Anthony Groton, and Holy Cross, Dryden.

Father Kevin Murphy to pastor, St. Louis, Pittsford, from pastor, St. Joseph's, Penfield.

Father Symon Peter Ntaiyia to parochial administrator, Our Lady of Lourdes, Elmira, through Dec. 31, 2005, during the sabbatical of Father Jeremiah Moynihan, from parochial vicar, Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick, Tioga County.

Father Emmanuel Nyong to sacramental minister, St. Cecilia, Irondequoit, through December 2005, during the sabbatical of Father Kevin McKenna.

Father Vincent Panepinto to pastor, Holy Redeemer/St. Francis Xavier and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Rochester, concurrent with continuing duties as pastor, Corpus Christi, Rochester.

Father Pius Pathmarajah to parochial vicar, St. John the Evangelist, Greece, concurrent with continuing duties as judicial vicar, diocesan Tribunal.

Father Walter Plominski to sacramental minister, Guardian Angels, Henrietta, along with hospital ministry in Monroe County, from pastor, St. Columba/St. Patrick, Caledonia.

Susan Reed to temporary pastoral administrator, Good Shepherd, Henrietta, through December 2005, from pastoral associate at Good Shepherd, during the sabbatical of Father Douglas DellaPietra.

Father Leo Reinhardt to sabbatical through Oct. 31, 2005. Father Reinhardt is pastor, Immaculate Conception, Ithaca.

Father James Schwartz to pastor, St. Joseph, Penfield, from pastor, St. Louis, Pittsford.

Father Dennis Shaw to parochial administrator, Holy Family, Auburn, with concurrent duties for Hispanic ministry in Geneva and Sodus, from pastor, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and Holy Redeemer/St. Francis Xaxier, Rochester.

Father Louis Sirianni to pastor, St. Mark, Greece, from judge, diocesan Tribunal. He will remain a judicial vicar with the Tribunal.

Sister Edna Slyck, RSM, to temporary pastoral administrator, Immaculate Conception, Ithaca, through Oct. 31, 2005, during the sabbatical of Father Leo Reinhardt, from pastoral minister of same.

Sister Cathy Solan, RSM, to temporary pastoral administrator, St. Cecilia, Irondequoit, through December, 2005, during the sabbatical of Father Kevin McKenna, from ministry coordinator of same.

Barbara Swiecki to a second four-year term as pastoral administrator, St. Agnes, Avon.

Father Laurence Tracy, sacramental minister, St. Michael and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rochester.

Father Gary Tyman to pastor, Our Lady of Mercy, Greece, from pastor, Holy Rosary and Most Precious Blood, Rochester.

Father Louis Vasile to parochial administrator, St. Hyacinth, Auburn, concurrent with continuing duties as pastor, St. Alphonsus, Auburn.

Father Pius Wekesa to sacramental minister, Church of the Good Shepherd, Henrietta, through December 2005, during the sabbatical of Father Douglas DellaPietra.

Father George Wiant to sacramental minister, St. Januarius, Naples; St. Michael, Penn Yan; St. Patrick, Prattsburg; St. Andrew, Dundee; St. Theresa, Stanley; and St. Mary, Rushville. Father Wiant is a retired diocesan priest.

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