Last Updated: Friday - 09/24/2010
May 31, 2010
Following are the appointments of priests for Edmonton Archdiocese. Appointments take effect Aug. 11 unless otherwise indicated.
- Annunciation Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Martin Pasala, pastor.
- St. Angela Parish and St. Pius X Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Patrick Baska, pastor.
- St. Dominic Savio Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Joseph Vadassery, pastor.
- St. Joachim Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Felix Kusamba, pastor, in addition to his responsibilities as pastor of Ste. Anne Parish, Edmonton (Feb. 1, 2010).
- St. Joseph's Basilica Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Dean Dowle, associate pastor. (Dowle will be ordained June 28.)
- St. Theresa Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Michael Schumacher, associate pastor and Fr. Rajappa Savariappan, associate pastor.
- St. Thomas More Parish, Edmonton: Fr. Andrew Bogdanowicz, pastor.
- St. Francis Xavier Parish, Camrose: Fr. Larry Pederson, pastor.
- St. Maria Goretti Parish, Devon, Calmar, Thorsby: Salvatorian Fr. Tadeusz Jordan, pastor
- St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster: Fr. Louis Fowoyo, associate pastor (November 2010).
- St. Agnes Parish, Mayerthorpe, Evansburg, Sangudo: Fr. Gary Lee, pastor.
- Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Grove: Fr. Jader Assolari, associate pastor.
- Christ-King Parish, Stettler, *Bashaw, Castor: Fr. Arlan Parenteau, pastor. (Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Bashaw is under the care of Stettler.)
- St. Peter Parish, Villeneuve, Calahoo, Mearns, Riviere-Qui-Barre: Fr. Victor Botari, pastor.
- Sulpician Fr. Sylvain Casavant is granted a study leave by the Society of Saint Sulpice.
- Fr. Ed Escober is granted a sabbatical leave.
- Fr. Tesfu Kelati is appointed hospital chaplain working with Fr. Oscar Monroy at the University of Alberta Hospital and on-call priest at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, in addition to his responsibilities for the Eritrean Catholic Community.
- Fr. Felix Kusamba is appointed administrator of the St. Albert Francophone Community, in addition to his responsibilities as pastor of Ste. Anne Parish and St. Joachim Parish, Edmonton. (June 1).
- Fr. Mike Mireau is appointed chaplain of Edmonton Catholic Schools.
- Fr. Paul Terrio is appointed archdiocesan vocations director in addition to his responsibilities as Pastor of Holy Trinity Parish in Spruce Grove.
- Deacon Roger Rouleau: Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Grove
- Salesian Fr. Bernard Gilliece, current pastor of St. Dominic Savio Parish, Edmonton, retires from full-time ministry.
- Oblate Fr. René Bélanger retires from ministry to the St. Albert Francophone Community. (June 1)
END OF TERM
- Fr. Innaiah Bellamkonda, pastor of St. Agnes Parish, Mayerthorpe, and attached parishes, concludes his term of service in the archdiocese. (May 2010)
- Fr. Sunny Sebastian, associate pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Edmonton, concludes his term of service in the archdiocese. (April 2010)
- Carlos Nunez: St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster
- Luan Dinh Vu; St. Matthew Parish, Rocky Mountain House
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