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Bishop Burbidge announces priest assignments

05/22/2014

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh, announces the following priest assignments and announcements.

Effective June 26, 2014

New Pastors and Administrators

Reverend Monsignor David D. Brockman, Vicar General, is additionally appointed Administrator of Saint Ann Parish, Clayton.

Very Reverend Steven V. Carlson, V.F., Pastor of Saint Mark Parish, Wilmington, Dean of the Cape Fear Deanery, is appointed Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish, Fayetteville.

Reverend Roch T. Drozdzik, Parochial Vicar at Saint Bernadette Parish, Fuquay-Varina, is appointed Pastor of Transfiguration Parish, Wallace, and Santa Clara Mission, Magnolia.

Reverend John L. Gillespie, Pastor of Saint Francis de Sales Parish, Lumberton, is appointed Pastor of Saint James Parish, Henderson.

Reverend John Alex Gonzalez, Pastor of Transfiguration Parish, Wallace, and Santa Clara Mission in Magnolia, is appointed Pastor of Saint Mary Parish, Goldsboro.

Reverend Monsignor Jeffrey A. Ingham, V.F., Pastor of Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Southern Pines, Dean of the Fayetteville Deanery, is appointed Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish, Raleigh.

Reverend Patrick A. Keane, Pastor of Saint Mary Parish, Goldsboro, is appointed Pastor of Saint Mark Parish, Wilmington.

Reverend M. Andrew McNair, a priest of the Diocese of Providence, is appointed Administrator of Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Southern Pines.

Reverend Zacharie Lukielo Tati, a priest of the Diocese of Boma, (Congo) is appointed Administrator of Saint Francis de Sales Parish, Lumberton.

Reverend Dominic Thomas, M.C.B.S., member of the Zion Province of the Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, Pastor of Saint James Catholic Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is appointed Administrator of Saint Bernadette Parish, Butner.

Reverend Thomas S. Tully, Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Hillsborough, is appointed Pastor of Saint Paul Parish, New Bern, and Saint Peter the Fisherman Mission, Oriental.

Reverend Monsignor Stephen C. Worsley, Parochial Vicar at Saint Mark Parish, Wilmington, is appointed Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Hillsborough.

Pastor Reappointments

Reverend Paul M. Parkerson is reappointed to a three-year term as Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Dunn.

Very Reverend Gregory D. Spencer, V.F., is reappointed to a six-year term as Pastor of Annunciation Parish, Havelock.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend Gregory A. Anatuanya, Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart Parish, Pinehurst, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Saint Bernadette Parish, Fuquay-Varina.

Very Reverend Carlos N. Arce, V.E., Vicar for Hispanics, is additionally appointed to priestly ministry at Saint Ann Parish, Clayton.

Reverend Mr. Michael J. Burbeck, upon ordination to the Priesthood, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Saint Mark Parish, Wilmington.

Reverend Monsignor Desmond R. Keenan, a retired priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, is appointed Parochial Vicar for Hispanic Ministry at Saint Bernadette Parish, Butner.

Very Reverend Marcos León-Angulo, V.E., Vicar of African Ancestry Catholics, is additionally appointed Parochial Vicar at Saint Patrick Parish, Fayetteville.

Reverend Joseph G. Mulroney, assigned to priestly ministry and in residence at Saint Peter Parish, Greenville, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Sacred Heart Parish, Pinehurst.

Announcements

Reverend Daniel D. Oschwald, Pastor of Saint Paul Parish, New Bern and the Mission of Saint Peter the Fisherman, Oriental, is granted a Sabbatical.

Reverend Monsignor Michael P. Shugrue, Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish, Fayetteville, retires from active priestly ministry.

Reverend John A. Wall, Pastor of the University of North Carolina Newman Student Center Parish, Chapel Hill, returns to retirement from active priestly ministry.

Holy Cross Parish, Durham is entrusted to the Friars of the Our Lady of the Angels Province, Order of Friars Minor Conventual. A Friar will be named shortly.

The University of North Carolina Newman Student Center Parish, Chapel Hill is entrusted to the Friars of the Our Lady of the Angels Province, Order of Friars Minor Conventual. Two Friars will be named shortly.

Effective January 5, 2015

Diocesan Appointments

Reverend Monsignor John J. Williams, Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish, Raleigh, is appointed Vicar for Priests.