2021 Clergy Appointments

2021 Clergy Appointments

The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, announces the following clergy appointments effective, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at twelve noon, unless otherwise noted.

 

Retirements

Father Donald Sanvido

Retires as Pastor, St. John Brebeuf Parish, Erin

Father Louis Lenssen, CRSP

Retires as Pastor, St. James Parish, Oakville

Father George Nowak, CR

Retires as Pastor, St. Agatha Parish, St. Agatha

Father James McSharry

Retires as Associate, St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Owen Sound





Pastors

Father David Avila

St. Mary of the Purification Parish, Mount Forest, serving St. Peter Mission, Ayton and St. Thomas Mission, Harriston

Father Ross Campbell

St. Francis Xavier Parish, Stoney Creek

Father Mariusz Durbajlo

St. Clement Parish, Cambridge

Father Michael Francis

St. Luke Parish, Hamilton (effective April 30, 2021)

Father Stephen Gilbert

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Arthur, serving Sacred Heart Mission, Kenilworth and St. Mary Immaculate Mission, Palmerston

Father Piotr Golinski

St. Joseph Parish, Brantford

Father Edward Henhoeffer

St. Mary of the Visitation Parish, Cambridge

Father Michael King

St. Mary Parish – Paroquia de Santa Maria, Hamilton

Father Robert Love

Holy Family Parish, New Hamburg

Father Peter Tuyen Nguyen

St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Burlington

Father Gordian Okpuruka

St. John de Brebeuf Parish, Erin, serving St. Peter Mission, Oustic

Father Emmanuel Olusola

St. Mary Immaculate Parish, Elora and St. Martin of Tours Parish, Drayton

Father John Schnurr

St. Ann Parish, Ancaster

Father Joe Selvanayagam

St. Patrick Parish, Cambridge

Father Arpee Urquico

St. Margaret Mary Parish, Hamilton

Father Maria Joseph Ahilan, CRSP

St. James Parish, Oakville (to be confirmed)

Father Joseph Okoko, i.v.Dei.

Sacred Heart Parish, Paris

Father Saju Oreethaparambil, CSsR

St. Charles Garnier Parish, Hamilton

Father Paul Patrick, OMI

St. Gabriel Parish, Burlington

Father Jerry Punnassery, CMI

Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville (effective April 30, 2021)

Father Krzysztof Szkubera, CR

Sacred Heart Parish, Kitchener




Administrators

Father Alberto Ferreira

Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Cambridge and
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Kitchener

Father Tim Uniac, CR

St. Agatha Parish, St. Agatha




Associate Pastors

Father Paul Edmondstone

St. Ann Parish, Ancaster

Father Patras Masih

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Hamilton

Father Gregory Merkley

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish and the Missions, Owen Sound

Father Gregorz Ogorzalek

St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Burlington

Father Patrick Ohl

St. Matthew Parish, Oakville

Father Peter Robinson

St. Francis Xavier Parish, Stoney Creek

Father Hayden Starczala

Holy Rosary Parish, Milton

Father Vivek Trindade

St. Benedict Parish, Milton

Father Henryk Krajewski, CR

Sacred Heart Parish, Kitchener

Father Lech Wycichowski, CR

St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Hamilton

Father Stanley Zaryczny, CR

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Kitchener




Other

Father James Petrie

Episcopal Vicar for Priests (effective June 30, 2021)

Father Piotr Jurzyk

Incardinated into the Diocese of Hamilton (effective March 25, 2021)

Father Joseph Gregory Michel

Incardinated into the Diocese of Hamilton (effective March 25, 2021)

Father Paul Mathew Vellimoozhayil

Incardinated into the Diocese of Hamilton (effective March 25, 2021)

Father Jacek Kryn, SAC

To be determined

Father Raphael Ma, CR

Vocation Ministry (in residence at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Kitchener)

Father Adam Wroblewicz, CR

Reassigned by his Superior to Resurrection Manor.



We thank Father Naveed Arif, OP, Father Venil D’Souza, OCD, Father Janusz Roginski, SAC, and Father Issac Tharayil, CMI, who will be leaving the Diocese after a number of years of service.

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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