Clergy Appointments

 

All appointments are effective already unless otherwise noted.

Pastors: Rev. Nathan Caswell, SJC, is appointed pastor of St. Peter Parish, Volo.

Very Rev. Joshua Caswell, SJC, is appointed pastor of St. John Cantius Parish, Chicago, while retaining duties as superior general of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius.

Rev. William McFarlane is appointed pastor of St. John Parish, Glenwood.

Associate pastors: Rev. Jacek Dada is appointed associate pastor of St. Francis Borgia Parish, Chicago.

Rev. Brandan Gibson, SJC, is appointed associate pastor of St. Peter Parish, Volo, effective March 1.

Rev. Robin Kwan, SJC, is appointed associated pastor of St. Peter Parish, Volo, effective March 1.

Rev. Jose de Jesus Alvarado Pasillas is granted faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish, Chicago, and as associate pastor at St. Wenceslaus Parish, Chicago, as needed, effective through Jan. 31, 2021. 

Rev. Brandan Gibson, SJC, is appointed associate pastor of St. Peter Parish, Volo, effective March 1.

Rev. Alojzy Piotr Pucia, OCist, is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor of Our Lady Mother of the Church/Polish Mission, Willow Springs, effective through Oct. 21, 2021.

Rev. Joel Ricafranca, RCJ, is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor of St. Jerome Parish, Chicago, effective through April 29, 2021.

Rev. Anthony Rice, SJC, is appointed associate pastor of St. John Cantius Parish, Chicago.

Rev. Scott Thelander, SJC, is appointed associate pastor of St. John Cantius Parish, Chicago.

Rev. Tomasz Wilk, OSPPE, is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor of St. Rosalie Parish, Harwood Heights, for the duration of the assignment.

Administrators: Rev. Pawel Barwikowski is appointed administrator to St. Constance Parish, Chicago, until June 30.

Rev. Thomas Boharic is appointed administrator to St. Roman Parish, Chicago, while retaining duties as pastor of St. Simon the Apostle Parish, until June 30.

Rev. Wojciech Marat is appointed administrator to Our Lady of the Wayside Parish, Arlington Heights, until June 30.

Rev. Honoratus Mwageni is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to continue to serve as administrator of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Chicago, concluding on June 30.

Dean: Rev. Timothy Fairman is appointed dean of Deanery 1-D, through June 30, 2022, while retaining duties as pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Palatine.

Priest placement board: Rev. Michael Foley is appointed a part-time member of the archdiocesan Priest Placement Board for a term of four years.

Sabbatical: Rev. Manuel David Arcila is granted a sabbatical beginning July 1 and concluding Dec. 31, and will return as pastor at St. Stephen Protomartyr Parish, Des Plaines.

Rev. Walter Yepes is granted a sabbatical beginning Jan. 1 and concluding June 30.

Rev. James Blazek is granted a sabbatical beginning Jan. 1 and concluding June 30.

Retirement: Rev. Richard Creagh to retirement as of April 15 after 43 years of priesthood.

Rev. Thomas Kasputis to retirement as of June 30 after 44 years of priesthood.

Rev. Michael J. Solazzo to retirement as of June 30 after 44 years of priesthood.

Rev. Ronald P. Stake to retirement after 34 years of priestly service to the people of the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, while retaining duties as part-time associate vicar for canonical affairs.

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