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Clergy Appointments

Published in the Chicago Catholic 9/9/18

Pastor: Rev. Bradford Schoeberle, CSP is appointed as pastor of Old Saint Mary’s Parish in Chicago, effective immediately, and is granted the appropriate faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago for the duration of the assignment. 

Associate pastor: Rev. Patrick D. Tobin, OP is granted the faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago to serve as part-time associate pastor at St. Pius V Parish in Chicago, and as part-time pastoral director at the Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus in Chicago, effective immediately, for the duration of the assignment.   

Administrators: Rev. Carlos Arancibia Bermudez is appointed administrator to St. Bede the Venerable Parish, effective Sept. 1 until June 30, 2019.

Rev. Francisco Cuevas is appointed administrator to Holy Cross-Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, effective Sept. 1.

Faculty appointment: Rev. Marek Kasperczuk is being released to be appointed by the nuncio as full-time academic faculty at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, effective until June 30, 2021. 

Archdiocesan coordinator: Cliff Barber appointed as the archdiocesan coordinator to the Black Catholic Initiative ad interim, effective immediately.

Rev. Phi Nguyen appointed as archdiocesan coordinator to the Asian Catholic Initiative while retaining duties as pastor of St. Henry Parish, effective until June 30, 2021. 

Rev. Marek Smolka appointed as archdiocesan coordinator to the Polish Ministry Council while retaining duties at Holy Name Cathedral, effective until June 30, 2021.

Rev. Ismael Sandoval appointed as archdiocesan coordinator to the Consejo Hispano while retaining duties as pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish, effective until June 30, 2021.