Vallombrosa 300x100 12.2017

Archbishop announces clergy appointments

January 23, 2015

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone announced the following clergy appointments Jan. 17 from the office of Father Raymund Reyes, vicar for clergy. These are called a “first list of appointments and changes in the assignment cycle,” with some already in effect.

Pastors, rectors, administrators

Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption: Most Rev. William J. Justice, administrator, Jan. 1-June 30, 2015; Corpus Christi Church: Father Rafael Alfonso H. Saíz, SDB, pastor, Sept. 10, 2014; National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi: Father John DeLaRiva, OFM Cap, rector, Jan. 1, 2015; Old St. Mary’s Church: Father Bartholomew K. Landry, CSP, pastor, Oct. 1, 2014; St. Anselm Church: Msgr. C. Michael Padazinski, administrator, Feb. 1-June 30, 2015; St. Emydius Church: Father David M. Pettingill, administrator, Jan. 1-April 5, 2015; St. Matthew Church: Msgr. John J. Talesfore, pastor, Jan. 1, 2015; St. Thomas More Church: Father Bernard B. Poggi, administrator, Oct. 1, 2014-June 30, 2015.

Parochial vicar

St. Anselm Church: Father Mark G. Mazza, Feb. 1, 2015.


Nazareth House: Father Kevin P. Gaffey, Sept. 1, 2014.


ICTE (Institute for Continuing Theological Education), North American College, Rome: Father Erick E. Arauz, Jan. 1-April 30, 2015; ICTE, North American College, Rome: Father W. Paul O’Dell, Jan. 1-June 30, 2015.


Father Cornelius J. Healy, residence at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Feb. 1, 2015; Father Anthony E. McGuire, residence at St. Patrick Church, San Francisco, Jan. 1, 2015.

Residence changes

Msgr. James P. Keane, Nazareth House, Jan. 1, 2015; Father John J. O’Neill, Nazareth House, Aug. 26, 2014; Father Ray J. Zohlen, Nazareth House, Nov. 1, 2014.

Medical leave

Father Joseph P. Bradley, March 1, 2014; Father William J. Brady, Jan. 1-April 5, 2015; Msgr. Labib Kobti, Oct. 1, 2014.

Additions to the Council of Priests

Dean of Deanery 1: Father Thomas M. Hamilton; Dean of Deanery 3, Father Michael Hurley, OP; Dean of Deanery 4, Father Bartholomew K. Landry, CSP; Dean of Deanery 6, Father Michael F. Quinn; Representing Religious Men, Father Michael Greenwell, OCarm.

Departures from the archdiocese

Father P. Gregory McGivern, returning to Diocese of Dromore, Ireland, Feb. 1, 2015.

Irish Help at Home flattened
McCoy's Flattened
Arch SF Development Alternate
Pontifical Mission Society - 230x100
St. Anthony's Foundation - 230x100

Catholic San Francisco
One Peter Yorke Way, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 415-614-5639    Fax: 415-614-5641
E-Mail Us