Clergy Appointments

 

All appointments were effective July 1, unless otherwise noted.

Pastor: Rev. Thomas Cima’s assignment as pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Chicago, will be extended for one year, until June 30, 2020.

Associate pastors: Rev. Zygmunt Ostrowski, SChr, is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor at St. Ladislaus Parish, Chicago, until June 30, 2020.

Rev. Thomas McQuaid is appointed as part-time associate pastor of St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish, Chicago, and part-time associate pastor of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Parish, Lemont.

Rev. Laurent Mhagama is appointed as associate pastor of St. Peter Parish, Skokie.

Rev. Patrick Wangai is appointed as associate pastor of St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy Parish, Oak Park, until June 30, 2020.

Rev. Stuart Wilson-Smith, CSP, is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as associate pastor of Old St. Mary’s Parish, Chicago.

Administrator/pastoral coordinator: Rev. Michael Flynn is appointed as administrator of St. Gerald Parish in Oak Lawn, effective immediately.

Deacon Christopher Murphy is appointed as pastoral coordinator of St. Ignatius Parish, Chicago, effective March 4, 2019.

Rev. Richard Prendergast is appointed as parochial administrator of St. Ignatius Parish while retaining his duties as pastor of St. Gertrude Parish, Chicago, where he will also remain in residence, effective immediately. 

Priest placement board: Rev. Michael Wyrzykowski is appointed as part-time member of the Diocesan Priests’ Placement Board, for a term of four years.

Retirement: Rev. Thomas M. Hoffman to retirement as of June 30, 2020, after 39 years of priestly service to the people of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

 

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