OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS: May 16, 2018

Aaron Lambert

Reverend Franklin Sequeira-Treminio, appointed Administrator Pro Tempore, St. Augustine Parish, Brighton, Colorado, effective immediately until June 13, 2018.

Reverend Andrew Carl Wisdom, O.P., granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, effective immediately, until his time in ministry in Denver is completed.

Reverend John Riley, granted renewal of his Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, effective immediately, until the end of the academic year 2020.

Reverend Matthew Hartley, appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Joan of Arc Parish, Arvada, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Christopher M. Saliga, O.P., granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, and appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Dominic Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective immediately, until his time in ministry here is completed.

Reverend Bonaventure Cai My Loc, CRM, granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, and appointed Pastor of Queen of Vietnamese Martyrs Parish, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, effective June 17, 2018, until his time in ministry here is completed.

Deacon Cesar Cayetano Arras, C.R., granted Diaconal Faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, and assigned to St. Cajetan Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective immediately, until the day of his priestly ordination.

 

The following are granted Presbyteral Faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver on the day of their ordination to their priesthood on May 19, 2018 and appointed as follows:

Reverend Tomislav Tomic, appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Theresa Parish, Frederick, Colorado, ad nutum archiepiscopi, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Shannon Thurman, appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Michael Parish in Craig; St. Ignatius Parish, Rangely; and Holy Family Parish, Meeker, Colorado, ad nutum archiepiscopi, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Roberto Rodriguez-Cruz, appointed Parochial Vicar at Ascension Parish, Denver, Colorado, ad nutum archiepiscopi, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Darrick Leier, appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Edwards, Colorado, ad nutum archiepiscopi, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Angel Perez-Brown, appointed Parochial Vicar at St. John the Baptist, Johnstown, and St. Nicholas, Plateville, Colorado, ad nutum archiepiscopi, effective June 13, 2018.

Other

Reverend Marcus Mallick, granted permission ad experimentum to join The Oratorian Community of St. Philip Neri, Washington, DC, effective March 19, 2018.

Reverend Tomasz Wikarski, granted medical leave, effective March 31, 2018.

OFFICIAL ACTS

The Superior of the Dominican Fathers, Province of St. Albert the Great, has changed the assignment of Rev. Wesley R. Dessonville, O.P., and his faculties for the Archdiocese of Denver are no longer renewed effective April 20, 2018.

COMING UP: Official Appointments: April 6, 2018

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Here’s a list of all the new appointments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, retirements and others.

Pastors/Administrators

Reverend Scott Bailey, appointed Pastor, Risen Christ Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Ernest Bayer, reappointed Pastor, Holy Name Parish, Steamboat Springs; St. Martin of Tours Parish, Oak Creek, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Felicien Mbala, appointed Pastor, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Yuma; St. Andrew Parish, Wray, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Brian Morrow, reappointed Pastor, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Peter Mussett, reappointed Pastor, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Boulder, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Michael O’Brien, reappointed Pastor, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Julesburg; St. Peter Parish, Crook, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Gerardo Puga, appointed Pastor, St. Michael Parish, Craig; Holy Family Parish, Meeker; St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish, Rangely, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Mario Ramirez, appointed Pastor, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Greeley, Colorado, beffective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Stephen Siebert, appointed Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Breckenridge; Our Lady of Peace Parish, Silverthorne, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend James Spahn, appointed Pastor, St. John Paul II Parish, Thornton, in addition to his assignment as Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Northglenn, effective July 1, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Jason Thuerauf, reappointed Pastor, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Eric Vigil Reyes, appointed Pastor, St. Helena Parish, Ft. Morgan; St. Francis of Assisi, Weldona; Our Lady of Lourdes, Wiggins, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, for a six-year period.

Reverend Jason Wunsch, appointed Pastor, St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish, Green Valley Ranch, Colorado, effective July 1, 2018, for a six-year period.

 

The following Assignment by Very Rev. Patrick Valdez, C.R., Provincial Superior of the Order of Clerics Regular of Our Lady of Purity Province, The Theatine Fathers, is confirmed by Most Reverend Samuel J. Aquila, S.T.L.: Rev. Heriberto Torres Velazquez, C.R., granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, and appointed Administrator of St. Cajetan Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective immediately, until his time in ministry here is completed.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend Albert Berkmans, H.G.N., appointed Parochial Vicar, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Peter Dinh, appointed Parochial Vicar, Notre Dame Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Miguel Enriquez, appointed Parochial Vicar, Holy Trinity Parish, Westminster, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Francisco Garcia, appointed Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Lakewood, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Joseph Hearty, F.S.S.P., appointed Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Eric Zegeer, granted Presbyteral Faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver. Appointed Parochial Vicar at Risen Christ Parish, Denver, and Visiting Professor at St. John Vianney Seminary, Denver, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Emmanuel Osigwe, appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Parish in Breckenridge, and Our Lady of Peace, in Silverthorne, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend John Ludanha, appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas More Parish, Centennial, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Francise Xavier Saleth, H.G.N., appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Helena Parish, Ft. Morgan; St. Francis of Assisi, Weldona; Our Lady of Lourdes, Wiggins, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Salvador Sanchez, appointed part-time Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of the Mountains Parish, Estes Park; part-time Chaplain, Annunciation Heights Camp and Retreat Center, Estes Park, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Tomasz Strzebonski, appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Peter Parish, Greeley, Colorado, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

The following Assignment by Reverend Gerard SAGUTO, F.S.S.P., North American District Superior of The Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, is confirmed by Most Reverend Samuel J. Aquila, S.T.L.: Rev. Daniel Nolan, F.S.S.P., granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, and appointed Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Littleton, Colorado effective immediately, until his time in ministry here is completed.

Other

Reverend Guillermo Bustillos, appointed Chaplain for the Hispanic Apostolic Movements of the Archdiocese of Denver, effective June 13, 2018.  Reverend Bustillos will be in residence at St. Pius X Parish, Aurora.

Reverend José A. Caballero, L.C., appointed Faculty member at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, effective June 13, 2018. Reverend Caballero will be in residence at the seminary.

Reverend William Clemence, appointed Prefect of Studies at Redemptoris Mater Seminary and Visiting Professor at St. John Vianney Seminary, in Denver, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi. Reverend Clemence will be in residence at Redemptoris Mater Seminary.

Reverend Emilio Franchomme, appointed part-time Professor at St. John Vianney Seminary, Denver, in addition to part-time Spiritual Director at Redemptoris Mater Seminary, Denver, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi. Reverend Franchomme will be in residence at Redemptoris Mater Seminary.

Reverend Geronimo Gonzalez, appointed Formation Advisor, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi. Reverend Gonzalez will be in residence at the seminary.

Reverend Donatian Kaigoma, granted Presbyteral Faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver. He will be at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Northglenn, Colorado and assist the Pastor, until June 12, 2018. His appointment as full-time Hospital Chaplain will begin on June 13, 2018, and will then be in residence at St. Therese Parish, Aurora.

Reverend Jonathan Dellinger, released from pastoral duties in the Archdiocese of Denver, so as to minister in the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, effective June 13, 2018 for a period of three years.

Reverend Paul Kostka, S.C.J., appointed Catholic Chaplain for the University of Denver, effective June 13, 2018, when Reverend John Ignatius, S.C.J., will be released from his assignment as Chaplain of the University of Denver, to focus on his role as superior of the community of the Servants of Christ Jesus.

Reverend Frank Lomica, released from ministry in the Archdiocese of Denver to begin an initial formation program with the Cistercian Abbey Community in the Czech Republic, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Matthew Magee, appointed Secretary to the Archbishop, Vice Chancellor, and Master of Ceremonies for the Archbishop, effective June 13, 2018, ad nutum archiepiscopi. Reverend Magee will be in residence at the Holy Trinity Center, Denver.

Reverend Luis Escandon, released from his assignment as Formation Faculty at St John Vianney Seminary, to continue his assignment as full-time Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, Denver, Colorado, effective June 12, 2018.

Reverend Isaac Mary Relyea, granted faculties in the Archdiocese of Denver, effective immediately, ad nutum archiepiscopi.

Reverend Ayub Mwampela, granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, effective immediately, until his studies at Regis University, Denver, Colorado are completed.

Reverend Scott Medlock, granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver effective immediately until December 31, 2018. During this time, Reverend Medlock will not be residing in, but will be making frequent travels to the Archdiocese of Denver.

Reverend C. Thomas Jost, S.J., granted Presbyteral faculties of the Archdiocese of Denver, effective immediately, until his time in ministry here is completed.

Retirement

Reverend Monsignor J. Anthony McDaid, J.C.D., was granted retirement status, effective June 12, 2018.

Reverend James ReVello, was granted retirement status, effective June 13, 2018.

Reverend Monsignor Michael Glenn, has been granted full medical retirement, effective March 31, 2018. He will reside with his family in Denver.