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Clergy appointments announced
September 12th, 2016

Father Raymund Reyes, vicar for clergy, has announced the following appointments effective July 1, 2016, except as noted.

New additions to the Presbyteral Council:
Cluster Representatives: Deaneries 2 and 5, Father Francis M. P. Garbo, effective 9/8/16; Deaneries 10 and 11, Msgr. Steven D. Otellini, effective 9/8/16; Parochial Vicar Representative, Father Eduardo A. Dura, effective 9/8/16.

New deans:
Deanery 5, Father Francis M. P. Garbo, effective 9/1/16; Deanery 10, Msgr. James T. Tarantino, effective 9/1/16.

New members of the Priest Personnel Board:
Archbishop appointments: Father Lawrence C. Goode, effective 9/15/16; Father Stephen H. Howell, effective 9/15/16.

Parochial vicars:
Father Vicente V. Dimatera, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; Father Thor “Augustine” Hilander, OP, St. Dominic Church; Father Xishou “Simon” Jin, Holy Name of Jesus Church, effective 8/1/16; Father Bruce A. Lery, SM, Notre Dame des Victoires, effective 10/1/16; Father Reginald Martin, OP, part-time parochial vicar, St. Raymond Church; Father Samuel Musiimenta, St. Isabella Church; continuing in assignment as he returns from his U.S. Consulate visa appointment in Kambala, Uganda; Father Shouraiah Pudota, St. Matthew Church; Father Thomas Thodukulam, SDB, Corpus Christi Church; Father Gabriel T. Wankar, Our Lady of the Pillar Church.

Father Xishou “Simon” Jin, San Francisco General Hospital with residence at Holy Name of Jesus Church, effective 8/1/16; Father Bernard B. Poggi, Arab-American Community with continued residence at St. Thomas More Church, effective 8/1/16.

Diaconate changes:
Deacon Benjamin Koloamatangi; St. Timothy Church, effective 7/5/16.

New seminarians:
Nicholas Case, Theology I; Gerardo Vazquez, Pre-Theology II, St. Patrick’s Seminary & University.

Additional changes:
Father Justin Charles Gable, OP, Prior, St. Dominic Church, effective 5/9/16; Father Hung Quoc Nguyen, OFM Cap., Guardian, St. Francis of Assisi Friary, Burlingame, effective 6/13/16; Father William C. Nicholas, St. Bruno Church, Whittier, Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

In residence:
Father John A. Balleza, Contemplatives of Saint Joseph, effective 7/6/2016; Father Salvador Jocson, Spring Gardens Senior Living, 2654 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, UT 84790.

From September 15, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.



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