Cardinal Donald Wuerl announced the following priest appointments this week. They are all effective July 12, 2017.

Pastors

Msgr. Charles J. Parry, to pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Rockville, from pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Bowie.

Father Ismael N. Ayala, to pastor, St. Nicholas Parish, Laurel, from director of the Archdiocesan Office of Worship.

Father James D. Boccabella, to pastor, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Silver Spring, from on leave.

Father Daniel B. Carson, to pastor, St. John Vianney Parish, Prince Frederick, from administrator, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Newtowne.

Father William E. Foley, to pastor, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, Washington, from pastor, St. Patrick Parish, Rockville.

Father Charles M. Gallagher, to pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Washington, and chaplain at the Catholic Newman Center for the Catholic students and faculty at George Washington University, Washington; from pastor, Our Lady of the Wayside Parish, Chaptico.

Father John H. Kennealy, to pastor, St. Matthias Parish, Lanham, from pastor, St. Nicholas Parish, Laurel.

Father Ronald A. Potts, to pastor, Sacred Heart Parish, Bowie, from pastor, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, Washington.

Administrators

Father Stephen J. Carter, O.F.M. Cap., with the permission of the provincial minister, Very Reverend W. David Nestler, O.F.M., Cap., to administrator, Christ the King Parish, Silver Spring, from parochial vicar, St. Augustine Parish, Washington.

Father Robert G. Maro, to administrator, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Newtowne, from parochial vicar, Annunciation Parish, Washington.

Father Michal S. Sajnog, to administrator, Our Lady of the Wayside Parish, Chaptico, from parochial vicar, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Lexington Park.

Parochial Vicars

Father Jonathan A. Berard, to parochial vicar, St. Francis of Assisi, Derwood, from continuing studies,         Pontifical North American College, Vatican City State, Europe.

Father Rafael Barbieri de Carvalho, to parochial vicar, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Bethesda, from parochial vicar, Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Washington.

Father Robert P. Boxie III, to parochial vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Largo, from continuing studies, Pontifical North American College, Vatican City State, Europe.

Father Matthew J. Fish, to parochial vicar, Holy Redeemer, College Park, from parochial vicar, St. Pius X Parish, Bowie.

Father Charles E. Luckett, to parochial vicar, St. Elizabeth Parish, Rockville, from parochial vicar, St. Mary, Rockville. 

Father Agustin Lopez, to parochial vicar, Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Washington, from parochial vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Waldorf.

Father Santiago Martin, to parochial vicar, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Waldorf, from parochial vicar, Mother Seton Parish, Germantown.

Father Stephen P. Wyble, to parochial vicar, Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Potomac, from continuing studies, Pontifical North American College, Vatican City State, Europe.

Vice Rector

Father Adam Y. Park, to vice rector for student life, Pontifical North American College, Vatican City State, Europe, from pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Washington.

Director

Father Conrad T. Murphy, to director of the Office of Worship, with residence at Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish, Washington, from parochial vicar, Holy Redeemer Parish, College Park.

Chaplain

Father Rodolfo A. Salinas, to chaplain to the Catholic patients and staff at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, with residence at Our Lady of Victory Parish, Washington, from administrator, Christ the King Parish,           Silver Spring.

Continuing Studies

Father Christopher J. Seith, to continuing studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, with residence at the Saint John Paul II Seminary, Washington, from parochial vicar, Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Potomac.

Retirement

Father Peter J. Daly, to retirement, private residence, from pastor, St. John Vianney Parish, Prince Frederick.

Msgr. Donald S. Essex, to retirement, private residence, from pastor, Our Lady of Grace Parish, Silver Spring.

Father Milton E. Jordan, to retirement, private residence, from pastor, St. Matthias Parish, Lanham.

Father William L. Montgomery, to retirement, private residence, from chaplain to the Catholic patients and staff at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, with residence at Nativity Parish, Washington.