Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following pastoral assignments for priests of the Diocese of Trenton who are retiring, who will be promoted or transferred, or who have requested a change of assignment, effective July 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted:

RETIREMENTS

Rev. Msgr. Harold F. Cullen, from pastor, St. Catharine/St. Margaret Parish, Spring Lake

Rev. Robert F. Kaeding, from pastor, Precious Blood Parish, Monmouth Beach

Rev. K. Michael Lambeth, from pastor, St. Theresa Parish, Little Egg Harbor

Rev. Patrick McDonnell, from pastor, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown


PASTORS/ADMINISTRATORS

Rev. Pedro L. Bou, SVD, from pastor, St. Anthony Claret Parish, Lakewood, to pastor of St. Mary of the Lake/St. Anthony Claret Parishes, Lakewood

Rev. Jerome Guld, from parochial vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Toms River, to administrator, St. Katharine Parish, Burlington

Rev. John Large, from parochial vicar to administrator, St. Theresa Parish, Little Egg Harbor

Rev. Damian McElroy, from pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Moorestown, to pastor, St. Catharine/St. Margaret Parish, Spring Lake

Rev. Patrick McPartland, from U.S. Navy Chaplaincy, to pastor, St. Catharine Parish, Holmdel (effective June 1, 2019)

Rev. Christopher P. Picollo, pastor, St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Burlington, to pastor, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Moorestown

Rev. Jarlath Quinn, from parochial vicar, the parishes of St. James, Pennington, St. Alphonsus, Hopewell, and St. George, Titusville, to administrator, Our Lady of Perpetual Help-St. Agnes Parish, Atlantic Highlands    

Rev. Charles M. Schwartz, from pastor, St. Dorothea Parish, Eatontown, to pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Riverton

Rev. Michael D. Sullivan, from pastor, St. Mary of the Lake Parish, Lakewood, to pastor, Precious Blood Parish, Monmouth Beach/St. Dorothea Parish, Eatontown

Rev. Oscar Sumanga, to pastor, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown, in addition to canonical advisor to the Bishop and Tribunal judge

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Rev. Thomas Barry, from parochial vicar, St. Justin the Martyr, Toms River, to parochial vicar and prison ministry, the parishes of St. James, Pennington, St. Alphonsus, Hopewell, and St. George, Titusville

Rev. Michael DeSaye, from parochial vicar, St. Joan of Arc Parish, Marlton, to parochial vicar and hospital chaplaincy, Holy Innocents Parish, Neptune

Rev. Fernando Lopez, from pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help-St. Agnes Parish, Atlantic Highlands, to  parochial vicar, Christ the King Parish, Long Branch

Rev. Daniel Price, from parochial vicar, Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Keyport, to parochial vicar, St. Justin the Martyr Parish, Toms River

Rev. Andres Serna, from parochial vicar, Christ the King Parish, Long Branch, to parochial vicar, Jesus,the Good Shepherd Parish, Beverly


SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

Rev. Rafael Esquen, from parochial vicar, Jesus, the Good Shepherd Parish, Beverly, to application to chaplaincy, U.S. Army