Bishop Joseph Cistone Announces Clerical & Parish Assignments, Effective July 1, 2017

Monday, 01 May 2017 13:26

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SAGINAW — The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, announced the following clerical and parish assignments, effective July 1, 2017:

Senior Priest

• Reverend Patrick C. O’Connor, from Pastor, St. Brigid of Kildare Parish, Midland, to Senior Priest
• Reverend William W. Spencer, from Pastor, Holy Name of Mary Parish, Harbor Beach, to Senior Priest

Pastor

• Reverend Andrew D. Booms, from Rector, Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, Saginaw, to Pastor, St. Brigid of Kildare Parish, Midland. Father Booms will remain as Director of Priesthood Vocations.

The following have been re-appointed to their current assignment:

• Reverend Robert J. DeLand, Pastor of St. Agnes Parish, Freeland, for 1 year
• Reverend Dale A. Orlik, Pastor of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, Essexville, for 1 year
• Reverend Thomas Sutton, Pastor of St. Gabriel Parish, Auburn, for 1 year

The following have been appointed Pastor of their current assignment:

• Reverend Nicholas F. Coffaro, from Parochial Administrator to Pastor, Prince of Peace Parish, Linwood
• Reverend Nathan E. Harburg, from Parochial Administrator to Pastor, Nativity of the Lord Parish, Alma
• Reverend Christian F. Tabares, from Parochial Administrator to Pastor, Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City

Parochial Administrators

• Reverend George Isulomakponi Amos, from Parochial Vicar, Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, Saginaw, to Parochial Administrator, Holy Name of Mary Parish, Harbor Beach

• Reverend Thomas R. Held, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City, to Parochial Administrator, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Beal City

Pastoral Administrators

• Mr. Daniel Cannon, to Pastoral Administrator, Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, Saginaw

Sacramental Ministers

• Reverend Randy Kelly to Sacramental Minister, SS. Francis and Clare Parish, Birch Run
• Reverend Edwin C. Dwyer, to Sacramental Minister, SS. Francis and Clare Parish, Birch Run. Father Dwyer will continue in his assignment as Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Saginaw, part time and Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocesan Tribunal, part time.
• Reverend Thomas J. McNamara, from Sacramental Minister, SS. Francis and Clare Parish, Birch Run, to Sacramental Minister, Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, Saginaw

Graduate Studies

• Reverend Andrew S. LaFramboise, from Parochial Vicar, St. Dominic Parish, Saginaw, to Graduate Studies in Marriage and Family Life, The Catholic University of America

Service Outside the Diocese

• Reverend Ricky Varner, from Parochial Administrator, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Beal City to the Diocese of Venice, Florida. Father Varner is transferring to the Diocese of Venice to be closer to his parents who are in need of care. He will receive a parish assignment from the Bishop of Venice.

A print friendly version of this information is available here.

 

 
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