Priest Personnel Changes 2023

April 29, 2023 at 2:52 p.m.


Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 1, 2023, except where otherwise indicated.

Retirements

Father Timothy Capewell, pastor, St. David the King Parish, West Windsor

Msgr. Sean Flynn, pastor, St. Mark Parish, Sea Girt

Father Robert Grodnicki, pastor, St. Luke Parish, Toms River

Father Andrew Jamieson, pastor, Holy Eucharist Parish, Tabernacle

Father Phillip Pfleger, pastor, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton, and St. John Neumann Parish, Mount Laurel

 

Newly Ordained

(Father) Kevin Hrycenko, parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford

 

Pastors/Administrators

Father Brian Butch from administrator to pastor, St. Anselm Parish, Wayside

Father Michael Dunn from parochial vicar to pastor, St. John Neumann Parish, Mount Laurel

Father Michael Gentile, from administrator to pastor, Resurrection Parish, Delran

Father Michael Kennedy from parochial vicar, Visitation Parish, Brick, to administrator, St. Luke Parish, Toms River

Father Michael McClane from parochial vicar, St Dominic Parish, Brick, to pastor, Holy Eucharist Parish, Tabernacle

Father Stephen Michael, S.V.D, from parochial vicar to administrator, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park

Father Jason Parzynski, from diocesan vocation director to administrator, St. David the King Parish, West Windsor, continuing as chaplain in Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville

Father James Smith from parochial vicar, St Aloysius Parish, Jackson, to administrator, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton

Father Miguel Virella, S.V.D, from pastor, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park, to pastor, St. Mark Parish, Sea Girt

 

Parochial Vicars

Father Rjoy Ballacillo from parochial vicar, St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, to parochial vicar, St. Aloysius Parish, Jackson

Father Roy Ballacillo from parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Lakes, Medford, to parochial vicar, St. James Parish, Pennington, St Alphonsus Parish, Hopewell, and St. George Parish, Titusville

Father Carlo Calisin from parochial vicar, St. Paul Parish, Princeton, to parochial vicar, St Dominic, Brick

Father Luis Erwin Candaria, O.S.B., from St. Paul Outside the Walls, Rome, to parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton

Father Christopher Dayton from parochial vicar, St. Rose Parish, Belmar, to St. Paul Parish, Princeton, and associate diocesan director for Real Estate and Property

Father John Paul Del Rosario from resident, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown, to parochial vicar, St. Rose Parish, Belmar

Father Edmilson Dias da Silva, SN, from resident to parochial vicar, Christ the King Parish, Long Branch

Father Augusto Gamalo from parochial vicar, St. Benedict Parish, Holmdel, to parochial vicar, St. James Parish, Red Bank

Father Cyril Johnson from parochial vicar, St. Michael Parish, Long Branch, to parochial vicar, St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square

Father Vicente Magdaraog from parochial vicar, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton, to parochial vicar, Visitation Parish, Brick

Father Adam Midor from hospital chaplain, Mercer County, to parochial vicar, St. Benedict Parish, Holmdel

Father Francis Xavier Rayappan, SVD, to parochial vicar, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park.

Father Eugene Vavrick from Villa Vianney, Lawrenceville, to parochial vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help-St. Agnes Parish, Atlantic Highlands

Father Arian Wharff to parochial vicar, St Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown

 

Special Assignments

Father Sheldon Amasa from pastor, Our Lady of Hope Parish, West Long Branch, to leave of absence, May 1-Dec. 1, 2023.

Father Christopher Colavito to diocesan vocation director and director of deacon formation, while continuing as Catholic chaplain in The College of New Jersey, Ewing

Father Marcin Kania from parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral Parish, Trenton, to temporary administrator, Our Lady of Hope Parish, West Long Branch, May 1-Dec. 1, 2023


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Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following clergy assignments, effective July 1, 2023, except where otherwise indicated.

Retirements

Father Timothy Capewell, pastor, St. David the King Parish, West Windsor

Msgr. Sean Flynn, pastor, St. Mark Parish, Sea Girt

Father Robert Grodnicki, pastor, St. Luke Parish, Toms River

Father Andrew Jamieson, pastor, Holy Eucharist Parish, Tabernacle

Father Phillip Pfleger, pastor, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton, and St. John Neumann Parish, Mount Laurel

 

Newly Ordained

(Father) Kevin Hrycenko, parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford

 

Pastors/Administrators

Father Brian Butch from administrator to pastor, St. Anselm Parish, Wayside

Father Michael Dunn from parochial vicar to pastor, St. John Neumann Parish, Mount Laurel

Father Michael Gentile, from administrator to pastor, Resurrection Parish, Delran

Father Michael Kennedy from parochial vicar, Visitation Parish, Brick, to administrator, St. Luke Parish, Toms River

Father Michael McClane from parochial vicar, St Dominic Parish, Brick, to pastor, Holy Eucharist Parish, Tabernacle

Father Stephen Michael, S.V.D, from parochial vicar to administrator, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park

Father Jason Parzynski, from diocesan vocation director to administrator, St. David the King Parish, West Windsor, continuing as chaplain in Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville

Father James Smith from parochial vicar, St Aloysius Parish, Jackson, to administrator, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton

Father Miguel Virella, S.V.D, from pastor, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park, to pastor, St. Mark Parish, Sea Girt

 

Parochial Vicars

Father Rjoy Ballacillo from parochial vicar, St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, to parochial vicar, St. Aloysius Parish, Jackson

Father Roy Ballacillo from parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Lakes, Medford, to parochial vicar, St. James Parish, Pennington, St Alphonsus Parish, Hopewell, and St. George Parish, Titusville

Father Carlo Calisin from parochial vicar, St. Paul Parish, Princeton, to parochial vicar, St Dominic, Brick

Father Luis Erwin Candaria, O.S.B., from St. Paul Outside the Walls, Rome, to parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton

Father Christopher Dayton from parochial vicar, St. Rose Parish, Belmar, to St. Paul Parish, Princeton, and associate diocesan director for Real Estate and Property

Father John Paul Del Rosario from resident, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown, to parochial vicar, St. Rose Parish, Belmar

Father Edmilson Dias da Silva, SN, from resident to parochial vicar, Christ the King Parish, Long Branch

Father Augusto Gamalo from parochial vicar, St. Benedict Parish, Holmdel, to parochial vicar, St. James Parish, Red Bank

Father Cyril Johnson from parochial vicar, St. Michael Parish, Long Branch, to parochial vicar, St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square

Father Vicente Magdaraog from parochial vicar, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Marlton, to parochial vicar, Visitation Parish, Brick

Father Adam Midor from hospital chaplain, Mercer County, to parochial vicar, St. Benedict Parish, Holmdel

Father Francis Xavier Rayappan, SVD, to parochial vicar, Mother of Mercy Parish, Asbury Park.

Father Eugene Vavrick from Villa Vianney, Lawrenceville, to parochial vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help-St. Agnes Parish, Atlantic Highlands

Father Arian Wharff to parochial vicar, St Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown

 

Special Assignments

Father Sheldon Amasa from pastor, Our Lady of Hope Parish, West Long Branch, to leave of absence, May 1-Dec. 1, 2023.

Father Christopher Colavito to diocesan vocation director and director of deacon formation, while continuing as Catholic chaplain in The College of New Jersey, Ewing

Father Marcin Kania from parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral Parish, Trenton, to temporary administrator, Our Lady of Hope Parish, West Long Branch, May 1-Dec. 1, 2023

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