Reverend, Edward Brady, Philo Chaplain, assigned as new pastor at Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown

By Patrick Gubicza

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 19, 2017, unless otherwise noted:
 
 PASTORS EMERITI
 
Reverend William B. Dooner, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel
     Father Dooner is retiring and will reside at Saint Philip Neri Parish, Lafayette Hill
 
Reverend Hugh J. Dougherty, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown
     Father Dougherty is retiring and his residence is to be determined
 
Reverend Richard J. Maisano, St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale
     Father Maisano is retiring and will reside at a private residence
 
Reverend James J. McKeaney, Saint John Neumann Parish, Bryn Mawr
     Father McKeaney is retiring and will reside at St. Matthew Parish, Conshohocken
 
Reverend James C. Sherlock, Saint Colman Parish, Ardmore
     Father Sherlock is retiring and his residence is to be determined
 
 
DIOCESAN AND SEMINARY OFFICES
 
Reverend Patrick J. Brady, to Dean of the School of Theological Studies, while continuing as Dean of the School of Diaconal Formation, at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, effective July 1, 2017
 
Reverend Dennis J. Carbonaro, from Pastor, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford, to Director of Spiritual Formation in the College Seminary, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, effective July 1, 2017
 
Reverend Joseph M. Corley, to Rector, pro-tem, Villa Saint Joseph, Darby, while remaining as  Pastor, Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Darby, and Pastoral Dean, Deanery #1
 
Reverend Richard Owens, O.F.M. Cap., to Director, Office for Black Catholics, Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, effective July 1, 2017
 
Reverend Joseph T. Shenosky, to Vice Rector for the Theological Seminary while continuing as  Vice Rector for the College Seminary, as such he will serve as the sole Vice Rector of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, while continuing as Director of Pastoral and Apostolic Formation, effective July 1, 2017
 
Reverend Herbert J. Sperger, from Director of Spiritual Formation in the College Seminary, to Director of Spiritual Formation in the Theological Seminary, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, effective July 1, 2017
 
 
PASTORS
 
Reverend Edward E. Brady, from Pastor, Saint Anne Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Thomas More Parish, Pottstown
 
Reverend Gerald P. Carey, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton, to Pastor, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Strafford
 
Reverend James R. DeGrassa, from Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Cornelius Parish, Chadds Ford, to Pastoral Care of Resurrection of Our Lord Parish and Our Lady of Ransom Parish, Philadelphia
 
Reverend Monsignor David E. Diamond, from Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Jenkintown, to Pastor,  Saint Cornelius Parish, Chadds Ford
 
Reverend Joseph A. Genito, O.S.A., from ministry at Saint Rita of Cascia Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Thomas of Villanova Parish, Rosemont, effective December 3, 2017
 
Reverend Tadeusz Gorka, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Helena Parish, Blue Bell, to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Royersford
 
Reverend Joseph E. Howarth, from Pastor, Resurrection of Our Lord Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Jenkintown
 
Reverend Mark S. Kunigonis, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Abington, to Pastor, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Avondale
 
Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Matz, from  Pastor, Saint Genevieve Parish, Flourtown, to   Pastor, Saint John Neumann Parish, Bryn Mawr
 
Reverend Mardean E. Miller, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Cecilia Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Saint Anne Parish, Philadelphia
 
Reverend Walter F. Modrys, S.J., to Pastor, Old Saint Joseph’s Parish, Philadelphia, effective June 1, 2017
 
Reverend Kevin T. Mulligan, from Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Calvary Parish, Philadelphia, to  Pastor, Saint Genevieve Parish, Flourtown
 
Reverend Thomas A. Nasta, from Pastor, Our Lady of Ransom Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Swedesburg
 
Reverend Liam T. O’Doherty, O.S.A., from Parochial Administrator,  Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish, Bryn Mawr, to Pastor, Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish, 
Bryn Mawr, effective May 5, 2017
 
Reverend Timothy F. O’Sullivan, from Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Swedesburg, to Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville
 
Reverend Monsignor Joseph G. Prior, from Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Morrisville, to Pastor, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Penndel
 
Reverend Roland D. Slobogin, from Pastor, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia, to Pastor, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Secane
 
Reverend John F. Wackerman, from Parochial Administrator, Queen of the Universe Parish, Levittown, to  Pastor, Queen of the Universe Parish, Levittown
 
Reverend Patrick J. Welsh, from Director of Liturgy and Vice Rector for the Theological Seminary at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Pastor, Saint Matthew Parish, Philadelphia
 
PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS
 
Reverend John J. Ames, from Dean of the School of Theological Studies at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Colman Parish, Ardmore, and Newman Chaplain, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges
Reverend James R. Casey, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Monica Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, Epiphany of Our Lord Parish,  Philadelphia, effective May 8, 2017
 
Reverend Armand D. Garcia, from Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Philadelphia, to Parochial Administrator, pro tem, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia
 
 

CHAPLAINS
 
Reverend Francis J. Mulranen, from  Pastor, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Secane, to Chaplain, Saint Martha Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, Downingtown, with residence at Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown
 
OTHER
 
Reverend Peter J. DiMaria, from Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Royersford, to release for service as Associate Director of Spiritual Formation at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Indiana
 
Reverend Philip A. Florio, S.J., from Pastor, Old Saint Joseph’s Parish, Philadelphia, to a new assignment with his Order, effective June 1, 2017
 
Reverend Jaehwa John Lee, from Newman Chaplain, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges, to sabbatical
 
Reverend Joseph L. Narog, O.S.A., from  Pastor, Saint Thomas of Villanova Parish, Rosemont, to a new assignment with his Order, effective December 3, 2017
 
Reverend Monsignor Gregory J. Parlante, from Pastor, Saint Cornelius Parish, Chadds Ford, to  personal leave of absence