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Priest transfers 2022

25 May 2022

Appears in: Archdiocesan News

The following clergy transfers will take place on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, unless otherwise noted.

1. Fr. Roy ANTONY, CFIC, Associate Pastor of St. Theresa’s Parish, Edmonton, is appointed Pastor of Santa Maria Goretti Italian Parish, Edmonton, replacing Fr. George Puramadathil, CFIC, who is reassigned by his religious order. (Effective July 1, 2022)

2. Fr. Curtis BERUBE, Associate Pastor of Holy Family Parish, St. Albert, is appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Innisfail, replacing Fr. Liju Jose.

3. Fr. JD CARMICHAEL, Associate Pastor of St. Charles Parish, Edmonton, is appointed Associate Pastor of St. Joseph’s Basilica, Edmonton.

4. Fr. Michael Antony CRUZ, SAC, Pastor of St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster, is appointed Pastor of Holy Family Parish, St. Albert, replacing Fr. Adam Lech, who retires from parish ministry while remaining as Chancellor of the Archdiocese.

5. Fr. Jack HERKLOTZ, OMI, is appointed Pastor of St. Albert Parish, St. Albert, replacing Fr. Ignacy Warias, OMI, who is reassigned by his religious order. (Effective August 1, 2022)

6. Fr. Raja JOHN, SDB, Pastor of St. John Bosco Parish, Edmonton, is also appointed Lead – Parish Formation on the Mission Leadership Team.

7. Fr. Liju JOSE, Pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Innisfail, is appointed Pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Onoway, Our Lady of Lourdes, Lac La Nonne, and St. Joseph, Wabamun-Duffield, replacing Fr. Andrew Rybak, SCH.P, who is retiring from active ministry.

8. Fr. Murray KUEMPER of Madonna House Apostolate is appointed to the Formation Team of St. Joseph Seminary.

9. Fr. Garry LABOUCANE, OMI, is appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Parish, Maskwacis. (Effective July 1, 2022)

10. Fr. Mark McGEE, Pastor of St. Edmund Parish, is appointed Pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, replacing Fr. Mitchell Fidyka, who retired from active ministry. (Effective May 1, 2022)

10. Fr. Chad MICIAK is appointed Associate Pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Edmonton.

11. Fr. Benjamin OBETTA, CFIC, returns to the Archdiocese and is appointed Associate Pastor of Corpus Christi Parish, Edmonton.

12. Fr. Maciej PAJAK OMI is appointed Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Poland, Edmonton, replacing Fr. Daniel Janulewicz OMI, who is reassigned by his religious order. (Effective September 1, 2022)

13. Fr. Arun RODRIGUES, SAC, Pastor of St. Maria Goretti Parish, Devon, is appointed Pastor of St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster, replacing Fr. Michael Antony Cruz, SAC.

14. Fr. Kristopher SCHMIDT, Pastor of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Camrose, is also appointed Lead – Vocations, replacing Fr. Marc Cramer.

15. Fr. Andrew SZEBLEWSKI, PSS, is appointed to the Formation Team of St. Joseph Seminary.

16. Fr. Jossy George THOMAS, Associate Pastor of Corpus Christi Parish, Edmonton, is appointed Pastor of St. Edmund Parish, Edmonton. (Effective May 1, 2022)

17. Fr. Luan VU is appointed Pastor of St. Maria Goretti Parish, Devon, Our Lady of Victory, Thorsby, Holy Trinity Parish, Nisku, and St. Margaret Mary, Calmar, replacing Fr. Arun Rodrigues, SAC.

18. Fr. Wieslaw SZATANSKI, OMIAssisting ministry at Lac Ste. Anne, Enoch & Missions and St. Albert Parish, St. Albert, with residence at Foyer Lacombe. (Effective August 1, 2022)