61 Priests Receive Reappointments to Parishes


The following 32 priests have been reappointed to their second six-year terms as pastors of their current parishes:

Father Robert Ashman, Immaculate Conception, Irvington;

Father Donald Baker, St. Monica-St. Elizabeth of Hungary/St. Stephen of Hungary, Manhattan;

Father Christopher Berean, St. Mary of the Snow-St. Joseph-St John the Evangelist, Saugerties, Glasco and Centerville;

Father Slawomir Ciszkowski, St. Catherine Laboure-St. Colman, Lake Katrine and East Kingston; 

Father Eugene Carella, St. Rita, Staten Island;

Father Thomas Dicks, St. Mary-St. James, Marlboro and Milton;

Father Rees Doughty, St. Thomas of Canterbury-St. Joseph, Cornwall-on-Hudson and New Windsor;

Father Joseph Emmanuel, St. Joan of Arc-Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Sloatsburg and Tuxedo;

Father Joseph Espaillat, St. Anthony of Padua, Bronx;

Father Matthew Fernan, St. Eugene, Yonkers;

Father Richard Gill, St. Lawrence O'Toole, Brewster; Sacred Heart, Patterson;

Father Rudolph Gonzalez, St. Margaret Mary, Bronx

Father Robert Grippo, Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima, Crestwood and Scarsdale; 

Father George Hafemann, St. John the Evangelist, Goshen;

Father Fernando Hernandez, St. Patrick-St. Mary, Newburgh;

Father Michael Kerrigan, St. John-Visitation, Bronx;

Father John Knapp, Our Lady of the Assumption-St. Mary Star of the Sea, Bronx;

Father John Lagiovane, St. Joseph, Somers;

Msgr. Douglas Mathers, St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace, Manhattan;

Father Michael McLoughlin, St. Columba, Hopewell Junction;

Father George Oonnoonny, St. Christopher-St. Patrick, Buchanan and Verplanck;

Father Robert Quarato, St. Elizabeth, Shrub Oak;

Father Eric Rapaglia, Sacred Heart, Staten lsland;

Father Senapthige Rodrigo, Infant Savior, Pine Bush;

Father Ambiorix Rodriguez, St. Elizabeth, Manhattan;

Father Jean Paul Soler, St. Clement-St. Michael, Staten Island;

Father Anthony Sorgie, Immaculate Conception-Assumption, Tuckahoe;

Father George Stewart, St. Augustine-Our Lady of Victory, Bronx;

Father Joseph Tokarczyk, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Highland Falls;

Father Dennis Williams, Holy Rosary-Nativity of the Blessed Lady, Bronx;

Father Robert Wilson, Immaculate Conception-St. Anthony, Amenia and Pine Plains;

Father John Wroblewski, Our Lady of Pity-St. Anthony, Staten Island.


The following 15 priests have been reappointed as pastors of their current parishes until age 75:

Msgr. Jeffrey Conway, St. Patrick, Staten Island;

Father William Cosgrove, St. Augustine, New City;

Father Joseph Deponai, St. Anthony of Padua, Nanuet;

Msgr. Thomas Derivan, St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus, Bronx;

Father Thomas Devery, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Staten Island;

Father Dennis Dinan, St. Francis Xavier, Narrowsburg;

Father Robert Henry, St. Matthew-Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Hastings-on-Hudson;

Father John Lauri, SS. Peter and Paul and St. Ursula, Mount Vernon;

Msgr. Anthony Marchitelli, St. James the Apostle, Carmel;

Father Brian McCarthy, St. Margaret of Cortona-St. Gabriel, Bronx;

Msgr. Emmet Nevin, St. Aedan, Pearl River;

Father Francis Samoylo, St. Columbanus, Cortlandt Manor;

Msgr. Thomas Sandi, Holy Trinity, Manhattan;

Father Francis Scanlon, St. Mary-Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mount Vernon;

Father Austin Titus, Epiphany, Manhattan.

The following 14 priests have been reappointed to one-year terms as administrators of their current parishes:

Father Jose Ambooken, Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx;  

Father Edmund Burke, St. Peter, Rosendale;

Father Nelson Couto, Holy Name of Mary, Croton-on-Hudson;

Father Bernard Heter, St. Joseph, Florida;

Msgr. Dennis Keane, Holy Family, New Rochelle;

Father Paul LeBlanc, St. Joan of Arc, Bronx;

Father Thomas Madden, St. Peter-St. Mary of the Assumption, Haverstraw;

Father Kevin Madigan, Our Lady of Good Counsel-St. Thomas More, Manhattan;

Father Peter Madori, St. Joseph, Wurtsboro; 

Msgr. J. Christopher Maloney, St. John the Baptist-Most Holy Trinity, Yonkers, until Dec. 31, 2021;

Father Alfredo Monteiro, Our Lady of Victory-Sacred Heart, Mount Vernon;

Father James Ramsey, St. Joseph, Manhattan;

Msgr. Robert Ritchie, Rector, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan;

Father John Vigilanti, The Magdalene, Sleepy Hollow.