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Spring Clerical appointments

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Bishop Malooly has announced the following appointments.

 

Retirement from ministry

Rev. Edward Aigner, at his request, has been granted retirement from the pastorate of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Salisbury, Md., and active ministry, effective June 25.

Rev. Robert Coine, at his request, has been granted retirement from the pastorate of SS Peter and Paul Parish, Easton, Md., and active ministry, effective June 25.

Rev. Paul Mast, at his request, has been granted retirement from active ministry, effective June 30.

 

 

Pastors

Rev. Msgr. George Brubaker is appointed canonical pastor of St. Paul Parish, Delaware City, effective June 25. This appointment is in addition to Msgr. Brubaker’s ministry as pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, New Castle, and judicial vicar for the Diocesan Tribunal.

Rev. Mark Kelleher is appointed pastor of Holy Family Church, Newark, effective June 25.

Rev. Christopher LaBarge is appointed pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Salisbury, Md./ Holy Redeemer, Delmar, Md., effective June 25.

Rev. James Nash is appointed pastor of SS Peter and Paul Parish, Easton, Md. / St. Joseph Mission, Cordova, Md., / St. Michael Mission, St. Michael, Md., effective June 25.

Rev. Clemens Manista is appointed pastor of Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Centreville, Md. / St. Peter’s Mission, Queenstown, Md., effective June 25.

Rev. Hilary Rodgers is appointed pastor of Holy Spirit Church, New Castle, effective June 25.

 

Administrator

Rev. John Gabage is appointed administrator of St. Benedict Parish, Ridgely, Md. / St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Denton, Md., effective June 25.

 

Associate Pastors

Rev. Jones Kukatla is appointed associate pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Dover, and hospital chaplain at Kent General Hospital, Dover, effective June 1.

Rev. David Murphy is appointed associate pastor of St. Elizabeth Parish, Wilmington, effective June 25.

Rev. John Solomon is appointed associate pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish, Salisbury, Md. / Holy Redeemer, Delmar, Md., effective June 25.

 

Deacons

Deacon Michael Truman is re-appointed coordinator of prison ministry for the Diocese of Wilmington, effective immediately for a three-year term.

Deacon Wilbur L. Pinder Jr. has requested and been granted retirement from diaconal ministry with the Diocese of Wilmington, effective June 11.

 

 

 

Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly

Bishop of Wilmington