New pastoral appointments

  • Written by Northwest Catholic
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From left: Father Stephen Okumu, Father Amando Guzman, Father Khanh Nguyen and Father Paul Brunet From left: Father Stephen Okumu, Father Amando Guzman, Father Khanh Nguyen and Father Paul Brunet

Many Western Washington parishes will be getting new leadership as of July 1, as Archbishop J. Peter Sartain has announced the following pastoral appointments (additional appointments will be forthcoming).

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Official pastoral appointments

PASTORS

Father Paul Brunet, St. Frances Cabrini in Lakewood.

Father Armando Guzman, Christ the King in Seattle.

Father Kenneth Haydock, St. Bridget in Seattle.

Father David Mayovsky, St. John Vianney in Vashon.

Father Khanh Nguyen, St. Matthew in Seattle.

Father Stephen Okumu, St. Thomas More in Lynnwood.

Father Marc Powell, St. John Bosco in Lakewood and Immaculate Conception Mission in Steilacoom.

PRIEST ADMINISTRATORS

Father Peter Adoko-Enchill, St. Mary Star of the Sea in Port Townsend.

Father Zevier Arockiam, H.G.N., St. Mary in Aberdeen, Sts. Peter and Paul in Aberdeen, Our Lady of the Olympics Mission in Amanda Park, St. Thomas the Apostle Mission in Clallam Bay, St. Anne in Forks, Our, Lady of Good Help in Hoquiam, St. Jerome in Ocean Shores and St. Paul Mission in Westport.

Father Vincent Gilmore, Holy Rosary in Edmonds.

Father Thomas McMichael, St. Mary in Marysville and St. Anne Mission in Tulalip.

Father Dean Mbuzi, St. Columban in Yelm and St. Peter Mission in Tenino.

Father Felino Paulino, St. Peter in Seattle.

Father Aloysius Ssensamba Sacred Heart in Battle Ground and St. Joseph the Worker Mission in Yacolt.

Father Francis Thumbi, St. Joseph in Ferndale, St. Anne Mission in Blaine and St. Joachim Mission on the Lummi Reservation.

PASTORAL COORDINATORS

JoAn Choi, St. Patrick in Seattle.

Deacon James Fish, Holy Cross in Tacoma.

Marti Lundberg, St. Benedict in Seattle.

Deacon Jack Roscoe, St. Philip in Woodland, St. Joseph Mission in Kalama and St. Mary of Guadalupe Mission in Ridgefield.

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Father Francis Arulappan, H.G.N., St. Mary in Aberdeen, Sts. Peter and Paul in Aberdeen, Our Lady of the Olympics Mission in Amanda Park, St. Thomas the Apostle Mission in Clallam Bay, St. Anne in Forks, Our Lady of Good Help in Hoquiam, St. Jerome in Ocean Shores and St. Paul Mission in Westport.

Father Ron Knudsen, Holy Cross in Tacoma.

Father Peter Mactutis, St. Charles in Burlington, St. Catherine Mission in Concrete, Sacred Heart in La Conner, Immaculate Conception in Mount Vernon and Immaculate Heart of Mary in Sedro-Woolley.

Father Vinner Raj Simeon Raj, H.G.N., St. Mary in Aberdeen, Sts. Peter and Paul in Aberdeen, Our Lady of the Olympics Mission in Amanda Park, St. Thomas the Apostle Mission in Clallam Bay, St. Anne in Forks, Our Lady of Good Help in Hoquiam, St. Jerome in Ocean Shores and St. Paul Mission in Westport.

Father Brian Thompson, St. Joseph in Vancouver, St. Thomas Aquinas in Camas and Our Lady Star of the Sea Mission in Stevenson.

Transitional deacons to be ordained to the priesthood on June 25:

Deacon Michael Dion, St. Charles Borromeo in Tacoma (summer pastoral assignment; will continue studies at the Pontifical North American College in Rome in the fall).

Deacon Kyle Mangloña, St. Charles Borromeo in Tacoma.

Deacon Cody Ross, St. Michael in Olympia.

Deacon Patrick Sherrard, St. Mary Magdalen in Everett and St. John Mission in Mukilteo.

PARISH PRIEST

Father Patrick Clark, St. Patrick in Seattle.

SENIOR PRIESTS

Father Patrick Clark

Father John Renggli

Jesuit Father L. John Topel

Father Gerald Woodman

RETIRING PASTORAL COORDINATOR

Linda Lopez Liang