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Clergy assignments announced

April 13, 2017

Father Raymund Reyes, vicar for clergy, made the following announcement April 3, 2017.

new 02 HarrimanFather Reyes took particular note of Msgr. Michael Harriman, who will retire June 30, 2017. “I use the occasion of this announcement to thank Msgr. Michael Harriman for the remarkable service he has given the Archdiocese of San Francisco since his ordination in 1968, most recently through his work as pastor of St. Cecilia Church in San Francisco.”

Appointments effective July 1, 2017 unless otherwise noted.

Canonical parish change
St. Monica-St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, effective Jan. 1, 2017 (pastor remains Father John Sakowski)

Father Jose M. Corral, Our Lady of the Pillar Parish, Half Moon Bay; Father Juan J. González, SM, Notre Dame des Victoires Parish; Father Mark J. Taheny, St. Cecilia Parish, San Francisco; Father Jeong Gon Kim, St. Michael Korean Parish, effective Dec. 20, 2016

Father James L. Garcia, St. Elizabeth Parish, effective Jan. 1, 2017-June 30, 2017

Parochial vicar
Father Juan Gonzalez, SM, Notre Dame des Victoires Parish, effective Dec. 15, 2016

Serving outside the archdiocese
Father David A. Schunk, assistant vice-rector and formation advisor, Pontifical North American College, Rome, effective Aug. 1, 2017

In residence
Father Gabriel Flores, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, effective May 1, 2017; Msgr. Michael D. Harriman, retiring; independent residence, Burlingame; Father Cornelius J. Healy, St. Isabella Parish, effective March 30, 2017; Father Roland A. Lajoie, SM, Notre Dame des Victoires Parish, effective March 1, 2017-June 30, 2017, to become parochial vicar thereafter; Father Edward Phelan, AlmaVia of San Francisco, effective March 1, 2017; Father Raul Rodriguez, LC, St. Peter Parish, San Francisco; Father Marco Galano, OFM, Immaculate Conception Chapel, effective Jan. 20, 2017; Father Rufino J. O. Gepiga, Star of the Sea Parish, San Francisco, while undertaking “extended CPE” studies at UCSF/Parnassus, effective Jan. 1, 2017-June 30, 2017; Msgr. Edward P. McTaggart 3415 Pacific Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94403, effective Nov. 19, 2016; Father Michael Strange, PSS, St. Vincent de Paul Parish, effective Dec. 1, 2016

Sabbatical news
Father Charles Puthota, Intensive Spanish at MACC, effective June 1, 2017 and July 31, 2017 followed by Institute for Continuing Theological Education (ICTE), Rome, effective Sept. 1, 2017, followed by travel in India, effective December 2017, then returning to St. Veronica Parish, effective Jan. 1, 2018; Father Charito E. Suan, returning from sabbatical at East Asian Pastoral Institute, Manila to St. Elizabeth Parish

Father Rene J. Iturbe, SM, beginning a sabbatical; Father Martin R. Muruli, beginning a sabbatical


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