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Archbishop announces clergy appointments

August 31, 2017

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone announced the following clergy appointments Aug. 10. Appointments are effective July 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted.

Father Moises Agudo St. Charles Borromeo Parish, San Francisco, continuing as pastor of St. Peter Parish, San Francisco, and administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, San Francisco; Father Gael E. Sullivan, SDB, Sts. Peter & Paul Church, San Francisco.


Father Reginald Martin, OP, Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park.


Parochial vicars
Father Andrew C. Ibegbulem, OSA, St. Paul of the Shipwreck Parish, San Francisco, and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.


Chaplaincy ministry
Father John Jimenez, Archbishop Riordan High School (full-time chaplain and teacher), with residence at St. Gabriel Parish; Father Andrew P. Spyrow, San Rafael Police Department, part-time, effective Aug. 1, 2017, continuing with his responsibilities as parochial vicar at St. Raphael Parish.


St. Patrick’s Seminary & University
Father Khoa Nguyen, OFM, assistant director of spiritual life; Father Vito J. Perrone, COSJ, director of spiritual life (part-time); continuing with Contemplatives of St. Joseph and with part-time pastoral responsibilities at Star of the Sea Parish and school; Father Alvin A. Yu, director of liturgy (part-time); continuing to serve at St. Matthew Parish.


Serving/studying outside the archdiocese
Mr. Nicholas S. Case Studying for the priesthood at Pontifical North American College, effective July 16, 2017.


In residence
Father Manuel Curso, living independently in Los Angeles with family; Father Andrew R. Johnson, retired, living at Serra Clergy House, San Mateo; Father Jerome M. Murphy, St. Sebastian Church, effective Aug. 1, 2017; Father Mario Oleo, SVD, St. Kevin Parish, San Francisco; Msgr. John R. Pernia, Glen Terra assisted living, 917 N Louise St., Glendale, CA 91207, effective Aug. 1, 2017; Father Edward J. (“Dismas”) Sayre, OP, St. Dominic Priory, director of the St. Jude Shrine, effective July 9, 2017.


Thank you for your ongoing prayers for vocations to the priesthood, and for the men currently in studies, including beginning this fall.
David Mees, Steven Olujic, Jerick Rea.


Additional updates
Deacon James H. Haug retired from ministry, effective June 19, 2017; Father Martin Mager, OSB, Catholic spiritual director, Cursillo, Archdiocese of San Francisco, effective Aug. 1, 2017 (three-year term); Father Scott Santarosa, SJ, provincial, Jesuits West Province (formerly the California and Oregon Provinces of the Society of Jesus) representing the Jesuits of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington (address: P.O. Box 86010, Portland, OR 97286; Father George T. Williams, SJ, beginning a sabbatical from San Quentin State Prison, effective Jan. 1, 2018-April 30, 2018.


Reverend John Itzaina, SDB, returning to the Salesians, in retired status and outside the boundaries of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; Father James Moore, OP, vicar provincial of advancement, Western Dominican Province.

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