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Priest Assignments Announced for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Publish Date: May 30, 2020

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All Appointments are effective July 1, 2020.


 

Diocesan / Seminaries

Reverend Jesudoss Thomas, formerly Spiritual Director of Holy Trinity Seminary, returning to his home Diocese of Tyler.

Reverend James Yamauchi, formerly Pastor of St. Martin of Tours, Forney assigned Formation Staff at Holy Trinity Seminary.

Reverend Michal Markiewicz, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. Rita, Dallas assigned Spiritual Director at Redemptoris Mater Seminary.

Reverend Kevin Wilwert appointment renewed as Formation Faculty at Holy Trinity Seminary.

Reverend Edwin Leonard appointment renewed as Vocation Director and Chaplain at Bishop Lynch High School.

 

Central Deanery

Reverend Monsignor Donald Zimmerman, formerly Pastor of Christ the King, Dallas has retired.

Reverend Anthony Lackland, formerly Vice Rector at Holy Trinity Seminary assigned Pastor of Christ the King, Dallas

*Reverend Ryan Hiaeshutter, newly ordained, assigned Parochial Vicar of Christ the King, Dallas

Reverend Wade Bass, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. Monica, Dallas assigned Chaplain at SMU and In-Residence at Christ the King, Dallas.

Reverend Josef Vollmer-Konig, formerly Pastor of St. Patrick, Dallas has retired.

Reverend Charles Githinji, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. Francis, Frisco assigned Pastoral Administrator of St. Patrick, Dallas.

Reverend Delfin Condori, IVE, formerly Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph, Richardson assigned Parochial Vicar of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

 

Northern Deanery

Reverend Tuan Le, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Patrick, Dallas assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Plano.

Reverend Joel Bako, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Jude, Allen assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Francis of Assisi, Frisco.

Reverend Ramiro Alvarez, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Pius X, Dallas assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Anthony, Wylie.

Reverend Jacob Dankasa, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Anthony, Wylie assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Gabriel the Archangel, McKinney.

Reverend Martin Moreno, formerly Pastor at St. Cecilia, Dallas assigned Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Bonham.

Reverend Merlito Abiog, formerly Parochial Vicar at Divine Mercy, Mesquite, assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Mary, Sherman and St. Francis, Whitesboro.

Reverend Esteban Antes, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Mary, Sherman assigned Parochial Vicar at Holy Spirit, Duncanville.

 

North Central Deanery

*Reverend Mark Garrett, newly ordained, assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Monica, Dallas.

Reverend Michael Baynham, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Plano assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Rita, Dallas.

*Reverend Aristeo Berrum, newly ordained, assigned Parochial Vicar at Mary Immaculate, Farmers Branch.

Deacon Mike Likoudis, Transitional Deacon, assigned to St. Ann, Coppell.

*Reverend Garrett Bockman, newly ordained, assigned to San Juan Diego for Summer 2020 and returning to studies in the Fall.

Reverend Michael Forge, renewed as Pastor of Mary Immaculate, Farmers Branch for six years.

 

Eastern Deanery

Reverend Patrick Olaleye, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Pius X, Dallas assigned Pastoral Administrator of St. Martin of Tours, Forney.

Reverend Robert Williams, formerly Parochial Vicar at St. Gabriel the Archangel, McKinney, assigned Pastor of St. William, Greenville and Our Lady of Fatima, Quinlan.

Reverend Sean Martin, formerly on assignment outside the Diocese, assigned Pastor or Our Lady of the Lake, Rockwall.

 

Northeast Deanery

Reverend Giuseppe Spoto, formerly Parochial Vicar at Mary Immaculate, Farmers Branch, assigned Parochial Vicar at St. Pius X.

Reverend Joseph Mehan, Jr., renewed as Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel, Garland for six years.

 

Southeast Deanery

Reverend Cruz Calderon, formerly Pastor of Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas, assigned Pastor at St. Cecilia, Dallas.

Reverend Paolo Capra, formerly Pastor of St. Elizabeth, Bonham, assigned Pastor of Santa Clara of Assisi, Dallas.

*Reverend Branimir Pavelin, newly ordained, assigned Parochial Vicar at Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, Dallas.

Deacon Desmond Ndikum, Transitional Deacon, assigned to St. Cecilia, Dallas.

 

Southwest Deanery

Reverend Timothy Gollob, formerly Pastor of Holy Cross, Dallas has retired.

Reverend Arthur Unachukwu, formerly Chaplain at SMU, assigned Pastoral Administrator at Holy Cross, Dallas.

*Reverend Elmer Herrera-Guzman, new ordained, assigned Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross, Dallas.

Reverend Eugene Okoli, former Parochial Vicar of Holy Spirit in Duncanville, assigned Pastoral Administrator of Holy Spirit, Ducanville.


 

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