2019 Clergy Appointments

2019 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments, effective Wednesday, June 26, 2019, unless otherwise noted.

Retirement

Monsignor Dennis Noon

Retires as Pastor, Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate Parish, Guelph

Father Octavio Cidadao

Retires as Pastor, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Kitchener
and Pastor, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Cambridge (June 9, 2019)

Father William Foote

Retires as Pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Cambridge

Father Marijan Mihokovic

Retires as Pastor, Holy Cross Parish, Hamilton (June 9, 2019)

Father Franjo Sprajc

Retires as Pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Port Elgin

Father Kim Van Toan

Retires from active ministry (February 1, 2019)





Pastors

Father David Avila

Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Hamilton

Father Ross Campbell

Pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Cambridge

Father Ian Duffy

Pastor, Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate Parish, Guelph

Father Joseph Durkacz

Pastor, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Hamilton
and St. Stephen of Hungary Parish, Hamilton

Father Kevin D’Souza

Pastor, St. Basil Parish, Brantford

Father Timothy Hingston

Pastor, St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Waterdown

Father Pawel (Paul) Jamroz

Pastor, St. Margaret Mary Parish, Hamilton

Father Peter Jurzyk

Pastor, St. Lawrence the Martyr Parish, Hamilton

Father Kiwook Kim

Pastor, St. Peter Yu Parish, Hamilton (October 4, 2019)

Father Wayne Lobsinger

Pastor, St. Ann Parish, Ancaster

Father Robert Love

Pastor, St. Mary of the Visitation Parish, Cambridge

Father Peter Meyer

Pastor, St. Teresa Parish, Elmira

Father Jeffrey Oehring

Pastor, St. Ann Parish, Hamilton

Father Marko Stefanec

Pastor, Holy Cross Parish, Hamilton (June 9, 2019)

Father Tim Theriault

Pastor, St. Anthony Daniel Parish, Kitchener

Father Christopher Tracey

Pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Port Elgin

Father John Van Hees

Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish, Milton

Father Allen Varlaki

Pastor, St. Matthew Parish, Oakville

Father Scott Whitfield

Pastor, St. Augustine, Dundas

Father Lourdy Dorismond, OMI

Pastor, Notre Dame Parish, Hamilton

Father Ireneusz Koziak, SAC

Pastor, St. Clement Parish, St. Clements

Father J. Martin Mikulski, SAC

Pastor, St. Ambrose Parish, Cambridge

Father Godwin Pinto, OCD

Pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Burlington

Father Melvin Pinto, OCD

Pastor, St. Aloysius Parish, Kitchener (July 9, 2019)

Father Issac Tharayil, CMI

Pastor, Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville




Administrators

Father Pawel (Paul) Jamroz

Administrator, St. Teresa of Avila Parish, Elmira (May 8-June 26, 2019)




Associate Pastors

Msgr. Pierre-Phillippe Jean Pierre

Associate Pastor, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Hamilton

Father Joseph Akanbi

Associate Pastor, St. Matthew Parish, Oakville

Father Francis Hubilla

Associate Pastor, St. Mary of the Assumption, Owen Sound

Father Gregory Merkley

Associate Pastor, St. Ann Parish, Ancaster

Father Ambroise Ntumba

Associate Pastor, Notre Dame Parish, Hamilton

Father John Schnurr

Associate Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Burlington

Father Vivek Trindade

Associate Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish, Milton

Father Naveed Arif, OP

Associate Pastor, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Kitchener

Father Nishil Varghese, CMI

Associate Pastor, Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville




Other

Father Kevin Cull

Leave of absence (January 1, 2019 – January 1, 2020)

Father Bernard (Mike) Francis

Sick / Compassionate Leave (June 26, 2019)

Father David Lewis

Sick Leave (March 2019)




Fathers Jerome Mascarenhas, OCD, Artur Geringer, SAC, Young Hoon Kim, Heitor Antunes (March 8, 2019), Paul Hrynczyszyn (January 29, 2019), leave the Diocese of Hamilton. We thank them for their ministry and wish them God’s blessings in their future ministry.

A Pastor for Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Kitchener and Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Cambridge, will be named at a later date.

Please pray for God's blessings upon these new appointments.

Sincerely in Christ and Mary Immaculate,

(Most Rev.) Douglas Crosby, OMI
Bishop of Hamilton

Very Rev. Msgr. Murray Kroetsch, VG, PH
Chancellor


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