New pastors, parochial vicars announced for 2016


Official

In order to provide pastoral care for the people of God in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Archbishop Aymond has made the following appointments:


Pastors
(All appointments for pastors are for a six-year term, which may be renewed.)
 



Reverend Steven Bruno as Pastor of St. Rita Parish, Harahan, effective July 1, 2016.
 








Reverend Christian De­Lerno as Pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 










Reverend John Restrepo, O.P., as Pastor of St. Dominic Parish, New Orleans, effective July 1, 2016.
 










Reverend John Dominic Sims, O.P., as Pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, New Orleans, effective July 1, 2016.
 










Very Reverend James Wehner, S.T.D., as Pastor of St. Rita Parish, New Orleans, while remaining Rector-President of Notre Dame Seminary, effective July 1, 2016.






Administrator
 



Reverend Peter Finney as Administrator of St. Rita Parish, New Orleans, effective July 1, 2016.








Notre Dame Seminary
Faculty

 
Reverend John Arnone, as a member of the Notre Dame Seminary formation staff and faculty, effective July 1, 2016.

Parochial Vicar
 
Reverend Colin Braud as Parochial Vicar of St. Ann Parish, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Travis Clark as Parochial Vicar of St. Anselm Parish, Madisonville, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Gary Copping as Parochial Vicar of St. Margaret Mary Parish, Slidell, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Daniel Green as Parochial Vicar of Blessed Trinity Parish, New Orleans, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Bryan Howard as Parochial Vicar of St. Peter Parish, Covington, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Matthew John­- s­ton as Parochial Vicar of St. Joan of Arc Parish, LaPlace, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Marlon Mangubat as Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Parish, Chalmette, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Vincent Phan as Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Kyle Sanders as Parochial Vicar of St. Philip Neri Parish, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Sidney Speaks as Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, River Ridge, effective June 18, 2016.

Newly Ordained Priests
(to be ordained June 4, 2016)
 
Reverend Patrick Carr as Parochial Vicar of St. Angela Parish, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Paul Clark as Parochial Vicar of Divine Mercy Parish, Kenner, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend David Ducote as Parochial Vicar of St. Clement of Rome Parish, Metairie, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Francis Nguyen as Parochial Vicar of Visitation of Our Lady Parish, Marrero, effective July 1, 2016.
 
Reverend Francis Offia as Parochial Vicar of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Slidell, effective July 1, 2016.

Reverend Kenneth Smith as Parochial Vicar of St. Rita Parish, Harahan, effective July 1, 2016.

Licentiate in Canon Law

Reverend Garrett O’Brien will begin a full-time program to earn the Licentiate in Canon Law at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., effective August 2016.

Ministry Outside of the
Archdiocese of New Orleans


Reverend Paul Van Tung Nguyen, effective July 1, 2016 (as a Missionary to Vietnam).

Retirement

Reverend Msgr. Robert Massett, effective July 1, 2016.
We are very grateful to Msgr. Robert Massett for his many years of faithful service as a priest and very dedicated pastor.

Transitional Deacons
(to be ordained May 21, 2016)

Reverend Mr. José Cáceres as Deacon intern, St. Clement of Rome Parish, Metairie, effective June 2016-May 2017.

Reverend Mr. Colm Cahill as Deacon intern, St. Pius X Parish, New Orleans, effective June-October 2016.

Reverend Mr. Alex Guzman as Deacon intern, St. Jerome Parish, Kenner, effective June 2016-May 2017.

Reverend Mr. Pedro Prada as Deacon intern, Divine Mercy Parish, Kenner, effective June 2016-May 2017.

Reverend Mr. Jared Paul Rodrigue as Deacon intern, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Metairie, effective June-October 2016.
 

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