His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V.,
Bishop of Fall River, has made the following appointments:


College of Consultors

Reverend Monsignor Stephen J. Avila, V.F.
Reverend Paul E. Canuel
Very Reverend Gregory A. Mathias, V.G. 
Reverend Arnold R. Medeiros 
Reverend John M. Murray  
Reverend John J. Oliveira
Very Reverend Timothy P. Reis, V.F.

Effective: November 2, 2017


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His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the nomination of the Very Reverend Robert M. Campagana, O.F.M.,
Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Friars – Immaculate Conception Province,
and has made the following appointment:

Rev. Thomas Washburn, O.F.M., Pastor of Saint Margaret Parish in Buzzards Bay

Effective July 1, 2017


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His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, 
has made the following appointment:

Dean
Very Reverend Timothy P. Reis, V.F. – Attleboro Deanery

Effective:  July 27, 2017 


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His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
accepted the nomination of the Reverend Richard S. Wilkinson, C.S.C.,
Assistant Provincial and Vicar of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province, Inc.,
and has made the following appointment:

Rev. James T. Preskenis, C.S.C., Parochial Vicar of Holy Cross Parish in Easton.

Effective: July 1, 2017


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His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the nomination of the Very Reverend Johnathan A. Hurrell, ss.cc.,
Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts — United States Province,
and has made the following appointment:

Rev. Stephen Banjare, ss.cc., Parochial Vicar of Saint Joseph Parish in Fairhaven
to Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish in Fairhaven.

Effective:  July 1, 2017


His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D.,
Bishop of Fall River, announces the following appointments:

Rev. Antonio Lisboa da Silva, S.D.V., of the Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationist Fathers)
Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Wareham;

Rev. Cyril Offiong, S.D.V., of the Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationist Fathers)
Parochial Vicar of Saint Patrick Parish in Wareham.

Effective: June 28, 2017


His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D.,
Bishop of Fall River, has announced the following appointments:

Rev. Robert A. Oliveira, Co-Director of the Permanent Diaconate Program
while remaining Pastor of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in New Bedford;

Deacon Frank R. Lucca, Co-Director of the Permanent Diaconate Program.

Effective: June 28, 2017


Rev. David C. Deston Jr., Chaplain, Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River,
while remaining Administrator of Saint Anne’s Parish in Fall River.
 

Effective:  July 1, 2017


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His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D.,
Bishop of Fall River, announces the following appointments and transfers:


Reverend Jason Brilhante, to remain Chaplain of Charlton Memorial Hospital
with residence at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Fall River.

Effective April 10, 2017


Reverend Raymond Cambra, Parochial Vicar of Saint Patrick Parish in Falmouth
to Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Seekonk;

Very Reverend Paul A. Caron, V.F., Pastor of Saint Anthony Parish in Mattapoisett and Saint Rita Parish in Marion
to Pastor of Saint Pius Tenth Parish in South Yarmouth;

Reverend David A. Costa, Pastor of Saint Mark Parish in Attleboro Falls,
while remaining Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish and Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in North Attleboro;

Reverend Thomas A. Frechette, Pastor of Saint Mark Parish in Attleboro Falls
to Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Pocasset;

Very Reverend Daniel W. Lacroix, V.F., Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Seekonk
to Pastor of Saint Mary’s Parish in New Bedford;

Reverend John C. Ozug, Rector of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Fall River
to Pastor of Saint Anthony Parish in Mattapoisett and Saint Rita Parish in Marion;

Reverend Christopher M. Peschel, Parochial Vicar of Saint Pius X Parish, South Yarmouth
to Parochial Administrator of Saint John the Evangelist Parish and Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, Attleboro;

Reverend John M. Sullivan, Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Wareham
to Pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in Chatham;

A Vocationist Father (to be named) will be appointed Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Wareham;

Reverend Riley J. Williams, Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich
to Parochial Administrator of Saint Francis Xavier Parish in Acushnet;

Reverend Richard D. Wilson, Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Parish and Saint Vincent de Paul Parish in Attleboro
to Rector of the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Fall River;

Reverend German Correa Agudelo, Parochial Vicar serving the Spanish Communities at Saint Mary’s Parish in Taunton
and Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River to Parochial Vicar of Saint John the Evangelist
and Saint Vincent de Paul Parishes in Attleboro;

Reverend Marek Chmurski, Technical Assistant with residence at Holy Trinity Parish in West Harwich
to Parochial Vicar of Christ the King Parish in Mashpee;

Reverend Christopher Stanibula, Parochial Vicar of Saint John the Evangelist Parish and Saint Vincent de Paul Parish in Attleboro
to Parochial Vicar of Saint Pius Tenth Parish in South Yarmouth;

Very Reverend Jeffrey Cabral, J.C.L., to remain Judicial Vicar of the Diocesan Tribunal
with residence at Saint Mark Rectory in Attleboro Falls.

Effective June 28, 2017


His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has accepted the request to retire of:

Reverend George C. Bellenoit, Pastor of Saint Pius Tenth Parish in South Yarmouth;

Reverend Monsignor John J. Oliveira, P.A., Pastor of Saint Mary’s Parish in New Bedford;


His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V.,
Bishop of Fall River, has accepted the request for leave for reasons of health of:

Reverend George B. Scales, Pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in Chatham.

Effective June 28, 2017

 

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
accepted the nomination of the Reverend Richard S. Wilkinson, C.S.C., Assistant Provincial and Vicar of
the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province, Inc., and has made the following appointment:

Rev. Bradley J. Metz, C.S.C., Pastor of Holy Cross Parish in Easton.

Effective July 1, 2017


Reverend Monsignor Gerard P. O’Connor, Pastor of Saint Francis Xavier Parish in Acushnet
to Director of the Office of Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon for a term of three (3) years.

Effective July 1, 2017

 

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D.,
Bishop of Fall River, has accepted the request to retire of:

Reverend Stephen B. Salvador, Pastor of Saint George Parish in Westport;

Reverend David C. Frederici, Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Pocasset
to Pastor of Saint George Parish, Westport.

Effective July 5, 2017


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the nomination of the Reverend Alberto Barattero, I.V.E.,
Provincial Superior of the Institute of the Incarnate Word —
Province of the Immaculate Conception,
and has made the following appointment:

Reverend Brendan A. O’Rourke, I.V.E.,
Parochial Vicar of Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in New Bedford 
Effective: December 23, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River,
has made the following appointments:

Deans

Very Reverend Daniel W. Lacroix, V.F. –— Attleboro Deanery 
Reverend Monsignor Stephen J. Avila, V.F. — Cape Cod Deanery 
Very Reverend Jay T. Maddock, V.F. — Fall River Deanery  
Very Reverend Paul A. Caron, V.F. — New Bedford Deanery 
Very Reverend Richard E. Degagne, V.F. — Taunton Deanery 

Effective:  September 1, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the nomination of the Very Reverend Johnathan A. Hurrell, ss.cc.,
Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts – United States Province,
and has made the following appointment:

Rev. Stephen Banjare, SS.CC.
Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph’s Parish in Fairhaven

Effective: July 1, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River,
has announced the following transfers:

Rev. David C. Deston,
Parochial Vicar of St. John the Evangelist Parish and St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Attleboro
to Parochial Administrator, St. Anne Parish, Fall River

Rev. Christopher Stanibula,
Parochial Administrator, St. Anne Parish, Fall River 
to Parochial Vicar of St. John the Evangelist Parish and St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Attleboro

Effective: July 1, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the request to retire of:

Rev. Monsignor Daniel F. Hoye, Pastor of Christ the King Parish, Mashpee  

Rev. Michael M. Camara, Parochial Vicar of Santo Christo Parish, Fall River

Effective: June 30, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River,
has accepted the nomination of the Very Reverend Johnathan A. Hurrell, ss.cc.,
Provincial Superior of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts — United States Province,
and has made the following appointments:

Rev. David Lupo, ss.cc., Pastor, Saint Mary’s Parish in Fairhaven

Rev. Joseph Pasala, ss.cc., Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary’s Parish in Fairhaven 

Effective: June 1, 2016


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His Excellency,
the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River, 
has announced the following appointments:

Rev. Thomas M. Kocik, Parochial Vicar, Santo Christo Parish in Fall River
Effective: July 1, 2016


Rev. Octavio Cortez, I.V.E., Pastor, Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in New Bedford
Rev. Edward J. Healey, Pastor, Christ the King Parish in Mashpee
Rev. Edward A. Murphy, Pastor, Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish in Taunton
Very Rev. Timothy P. Reis, V.F., Pastor, Saint Mary’s Parish in Norton
Rev. Marc P. Tremblay, Pastor, Holy Trinity Parish in West Harwich
Rev. John M. Schrader, Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary’s Parish in Mansfield 
Effective: June 29, 2016


Rev. Paulo Barbosa, Parochial Vicar, with residence, 
to serve the Brazilian Community at Saint Francis Xavier Parish in Hyannis  
Rev. Edivar Ribeiro DaSilva, Parochial Vicar, with residence, 
to serve the Brazilian Community at Good Shepherd Parish in Vineyard Haven  
Effective: June 1, 2016


Rev. John M. Murray, Moderator of the Curia, 
while remaining Pastor of Saint Ann’s Parish, Raynham 
Effective: May 25, 2016


Rev. Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Pastor, Saint Francis Xavier Parish in Hyannis
Rev. Dariusz Kalinowski, Pastor, Our Lady of Grace Parish in Westport
Effective: April 25, 2016


Kevin R. Kiley as Chief Financial Officer and Chancellor 
Effective: April 19, 2016


Rev. Jay Mello, Pastor, Saint Michael and Saint Joseph Parishes, Fall River
Rev. Robert J. Powell, Pastor, Saint Lawrence Martyr Parish, New Bedford
Effective: April 12, 2016



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