Clergy Appointments


Auxiliary Bishop Gerald Walsh, vicar for clergy and episcopal vicar for Rockland, Central Westchester, South Shore and Yonkers, effective July 15

Msgr. Edward Weber, director of priest personnel, July 15

Father John O’Hara, director of strategic pastoral planning office, Aug. 1

Father Robert Robbins, director of community outreach office, Sept. 1

Father Enrique Salvo, director of vocations, Aug. 1

Father Luke Sweeney, vice rector of Cathedral Seminary Residence of the Immaculate Conception, Douglaston, Aug. 1

Father William Cleary, faculty, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, July 12

Father Matthew Ernest, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, July 1

Deacon James Bello, director of diaconate ministry and life, July 15

Deacon Frank Orlando, director of diaconate formation, July 15


Msgr. William Belford, St. Teresa’s, Staten Island, effective Aug. 1

Father Levelt Germain, St. Joseph’s, Spring Valley, Sept. 1

Father Robert Henry, Most Holy Trinity, Mamaroneck, July 1

Father Daniel Kearney, Ascension, Manhattan, Sept. 1

Father Robert McKeon, St. Francis of Assisi, West Nyack, Aug. 1

Father John McLoughlin, St. Theresa’s, Briarcliff Manor, July 1

Father Kevin Madigan, St. Thomas More, Manhattan, Aug. 1

Father Charles O’Connor, O.F.M., Holy Cross, Callicoon, Aug. 1

Father Edward O’Halloran, St. Joseph’s, New Rochelle, Aug. 1

Father Michael Palazzo, Holy Name of Jesus, Otisville, July 1

Father Lawrence Paolicelli, St. Mary’s, Kingston, July 1

Father Robert Porpora, St. Denis, Hopewell Junction, July 1

Father Joseph Tyrrell, St. Peter’s, Manhattan, Sept. 1


Father Thadeus Aravindathu, St. Boniface, Wesley Hills, and director of the Syro Malabar Catholic Community of Rockland, July 1

Father Michael Cedro, Holy Cross, South Centerville, July 1

Father James Hauver, St. Roch’s, Staten Island, Sept. 1

Father Robert Verrigni, St. Ursula, Mount Vernon, July 1

Father Terzo Vinci, S.A.C., Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Manhattan, temporary administrator, June 28

Parochial Vicars

Father Gilberto Angel-Neri, St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus, Bronx, effective June 1

Father Christopher Argano, St. Columba, Hopewell Junction, effective July 1

Father Edmund Burke, St. Mary’s, Washingville, effective July 1

Father Philip Caruso, St. Joseph’s, Croton Falls, effective July 1

Father Salvatore DeStefano, St. Clare of Assisi, Bronx, effective July 1

Father Daniel D’Alliessi, Our Lady of the Assumption, Bronx, July 1

Father John Duffell, Blessed Sacrament, Manhattan, effective Sept. 1

Father Andrew King, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, effective July 1

Father Kevin Malick, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Staten Island, effective Aug. 1

Father Anthony Mizzi-Gili, St. Anthony’s, Nanuet, effective July 1

Father Gerard Rafferty, Immaculate Heart of Mary, WHERE??, effective Aug. 1

Senior Priests

Msgr. Kenneth Smith, St. Catherine of Genoa, Manhattan, senior priest administrator, effective July 1

Father Harry Burke, Cardinal Hayes High School, senior priest faculty, July 1


Msgr. John Boehning, pastor, St. Thomas More, effective July 1

Msgr. Thomas Shelley, faculty, Fordham University, July 1

Msgr. Peter Tran Van Phat, pastor, Holy Name of Jesus, Otisville, July 1

Msgr. James Vaughey, pastor, St. Teresa’s, Briarcliff Manor, July 1

Father Hugh Grace, pastor, St. Boniface, Wesley Hills, July 1

Father Edward O’Neill, parochial vicar, St. Vito’s, Mamaroneck, July 1

Father Leo Prince, St. Roch’s, Staten Island, July 1


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