Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, announced the following appointments this week. They are effective as indicated.

RETIRED

Father James P. Meyers to retired, from pastor, St. Raphael Parish, Rockville, effective March 15, 2017.

PASTOR

Father Michael A. Salah, to pastor, St. Raphael Parish, Rockville; from pastor, St. Catherine Labouré Parish, Wheaton, effective March 15, 2017.

Father Jefferson O. Bariviera, C.S., at the presentation of the Very Reverend Moacir Balen, C.S., provincial superior, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, appoints to pastor, St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Our Lady of Fatima Parishes, Riverdale Park; from administrator, St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Our Lady of Fatima Parishes, Riverdale Park, effective Feb. 3, 2017.

ADMINISTRATOR

Father Francisco E. Aguirre, to administrator, St. Catherine Labouré Parish, Wheaton; from parochial vicar, St. Raphael Parish, Rockville, effective March 15, 2017.

PAROCHIAL VICAR

Father Edgardo E. Jara-Araya, O.F.M., at the presentation of the Reverend Kevin Mullen, O.F.M., provincial minister, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, appoints to parochial vicar, St. Camillus Parish, Silver Spring; from deacon, Holy Name College, Silver Spring, effective Feb. 18, 2017. 

Father Rodolfo Ramón-Cabrera, O.F.M., at the presentation of the Reverend Kevin Mullen, O.F.M., provincial minister, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, appoints to parochial Vicar, St. Camillus Parish, Silver Spring; from parochial vicar, Holy Redeemer Parish, Kissimmee, Florida, effective March 1, 2017.

Father William F. Wadsworth, IV, to parochial Vicar, St. John Neumann Parish, Gaithersburg; from parochial Vicar, St. Andrew Apostle Parish, Silver Spring, effective March 15, 2017.

Father David G. Wells, to parochial Vicar, St. Raphael Parish, Rockville; from parochial Vicar, St. John Neumann Parish, Gaithersburg, effective March 15, 2017.