Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced the following priest appointments this past week. They are all effective July 10, 2019.


PASTORS

Msgr. Robert J. Panke, to pastor, St. John Neumann Parish, Gaithersburg, Maryland, from rector, Saint John Paul II Seminary and director of Priestly and Ongoing Formation.

Father Justin A. Huber, to pastor, Our Lady of the Presentation Parish, Poolesville, Maryland, from administrator, Our Lady of the Presentation Parish, Poolesville.

Father Kenneth J. Gill, to pastor, Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, Solomons, Maryland, from pastor, St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, McConchie, and St. Ignatius Parish, Hilltop, Maryland.

Father Edward A. Hegnauer, to pastor, Our Lady of Victory Parish, Washington, D.C., from pastor, St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Camp Springs, Maryland.

Father Samuel I. Plummer, to pastor, Holy Angels Parish, Avenue, and Sacred Heart Parish, Bushwood, Maryland, from administrator, Holy Angels Parish, Avenue and Sacred Heart Parish, Bushwood.

Father Mark A. Cusick, to pastor, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Washington, D.C., from administrator, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Washington, D.C.

Father Brian A. Coelho, to pastor, St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish, Indian Head, Maryland, from administrator, St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish, Indian Head.

Father Martin E. Flum, to pastor, St. Michael Parish, Baden, and St. Dominic Mission, Aquasco, Maryland, from administrator, St. Michael Parish, Baden, and St. Dominic Mission, Aquasco. 

ADMINISTRATORS

Father Shaun T. Foggo, to administrator, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Takoma Park, Maryland, from parochial vicar, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Father Aaron M. Qureshi, to administrator, St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, McConchie, and St. Ignatius Parish, Hilltop, Maryland, from parochial vicar, St. Peter Parish, Olney, Maryland. 

Father Andrew T. Wakefield, to administrator, St. Joseph Parish, Beltsville, Maryland, from parochial vicar, Church of the Annunciation Parish, Washington, D.C., and assistant chaplain to the Catholic students and faculty at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Father Patrick S. Lewis, to administrator, St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Camp Springs, Maryland, from parochial vicar, Shrine of the Little Flower Parish, Bethesda, Maryland.

CHAPLAINS

Father Martino I. Choi, to chaplain to the Catholic Newman Center for the students and faculty at George Washington University and as director of the Office of Worship with residence at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, Washington, D.C., from parochial vicar, St. Patrick Parish, Norbeck, Maryland.

Father Jonathan A. Berard, to assistant chaplain to the Catholic students and faculty at the University of Maryland Catholic Student Center, College Park, Maryland, from parochial vicar, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Derwood, Maryland.

SEMINARY ADMINISTRATION 

Father Carter H. Griffin, to rector, Saint John Paul II Seminary and director of Priest and Deacon Ongoing Formation, Washington, D.C., from vice rector, Saint John Paul II Seminary academic dean and assistant director of Priest Formation.

Father Kevin J. Regan, to vice rector, Saint John Paul II Seminary Academic Dean and Assistant Director of Priest Formation, Washington, D.C., from pastor, St. John Neumann Parish, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Father Christopher J. Seith, to director of Spiritual Formation and spiritual director, Saint John Paul II Seminary, Washington, D.C., from completion of ongoing graduate studies at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Father Mark R. Ivany, to director of Priest Vocations and director of Pastoral Ministry at Saint John Paul II Seminary, Washington, D.C., from director of Spiritual Formation, Saint John Paul II Seminary.

RETIREMENTS

Msgr. Michael Wilson, to retirement at Cardinal O’Boyle Residence for Priests, Hyattsville, Maryland, from pastor, Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish, Solomons, Maryland.

Father David Fitz-Patrick, to retirement at personal residence, from pastor, Our Lady of Victory Parish, Washington, D.C.

Father G. Paul Herbert, to retirement at Cardinal O’Boyle Residence for Priests, Hyattsville, Maryland, from pastor, St. Ignatius Parish, Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Father Roger A. Soley, to retirement at Cardinal O’Boyle Residence for Priests, Hyattsville, Maryland, from pastor, Most Holy Rosary Parish, Rosaryville, Maryland.

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Father Keith T. Burney, to parochial vicar, Shrine of the Little Flower Parish, Bethesda, Maryland, from parochial vicar, St. Jane de Chantal Parish, Bethesda, Maryland.

Father Philip W. Ilg, to parochial vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Waldorf, Maryland, from parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Mills Parish, Laurel, Maryland.

Father Charles E. Luckett, to parochial vicar, St. Jane de Chantal Parish, Bethesda, Maryland and chaplain for the youth programs of the Boy Scouts of America for the Archdiocese of Washington, from parochial vicar, St. Elizabeth Parish, Rockville, Maryland

Father Emanuel P. Magro, with the approval of Bishop Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo, Malta, to parochial vicar, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, Washington, D.C., from parochial vicar, St. Bernadette Parish, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Father Ryan I. Pineda, to parochial vicar, St. Peter Parish, Olney, Maryland, from parochial vicar, Holy Redeemer Parish, Kensington, Maryland.

Father Santiago Martin, to parochial vicar, St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Silver Spring, Maryland, from parochial vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Waldorf, Maryland.

ASSIGNMENTS OUTSIDE OF ARCHDIOCESE

Msgr. Karl A. Chimiak, to military contract chaplain, United States Air Force, SC, from pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Beltsvile, Maryland.

Father Alexander B. Scott, to military chaplain, United States Army, from parochial vicar, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Parish, Washington, D.C.

Father Agustin Lopez, to intineracy mission with the Neo-catechumenal Way Teams with residence at Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary, Hyattsville, Maryland, from parochial vicar, Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Washington, D.C.

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Father Andrew M. Morkunas, to leave of absence for ministry in Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, from parochial vicar, St. Peter Parish, Olney, Maryland.

Father Francisco M. Tovar, to leave of absence, from pastor, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Takoma Park, Maryland.