Priest Appointments


Effective date is July 1, unless otherwise noted.

Father Thadeus Aravindathu,
St. Patrick, Armonk

Father James Benavides Quinayas,
Our Lady of Angels, the Bronx

Msgr. Ferdinando Berardi,
Blessed Sacrament, Staten Island

Father Thomas Byrnes,
St. Anthony of Padua, West Harrison

Father William Elder,
Most Holy Redeemer-Nativity, Manhattan

Father Matthew Furey,
St. Martin de Porres, Poughkeepsie

Father Thomas Kiely,
St. John the Evangelist, Woodstock

Father Michael Kissane, O. Carm.,
St. Simon Stock-St. Joseph, the Bronx,
effective June 1

Father Thomas Lutz,
Our Lady of Loretto, Cold Spring

Father Richard Marrano,
St. John Chrysostom, the Bronx

Father Christopher Monturo,
Sacred Heart-Our Lady of Pompeii, Dobbs Ferry

Father Thomas A. Badgley,
Holy Rosary, Greenwood Lake

Father Christopher Berean,
continue as Pastor of St. Mary of the Snow-St. Joseph, Saugerties, while Administrator of St. John the Evangelist, Saugerties, and St. Francis de Sales, Phoenicia

Father Patric D’Arcy,
Our Lady of Refuge, the Bronx, Temporary Administrator

Father James Ferreira,
Our Lady Help of Christians, Staten Island

Father Brian Graebe,
Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral

Father Peter Heasley,
St. Michael the Archangel, Co-op City, the Bronx

Father Jose Felix Ortega de la Fuente, L.C.,
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the Bronx

Father Matthew Reiman,
Holy Name of Mary-Assumption, Montgomery

Father David Rider,
Sacred Heart, Monroe

Parochial Vicars
Father Michael Achanyi,
Sacred Heart, Monroe

Father Sean Connolly,
St. Joseph, Middletown

Father Jesus Ledezma Castro,
St. Raymond, the Bronx

Father Matthew MacDonald,
St. Mary’s, Washingtonville

Father Louis Masi,
St. Mary’s, Fishkill

Father Adolfo Novio,
Immaculate Conception-Assumption, Tuckahoe

Father Cruz Alejandro Sanchez Mares,
St. Anselm-St. Roch, the Bronx

Father John Tveit,
St. James the Apostle, Carmel

Father Jean Marie Uzabakriho,
Our Lady of Mercy, the Bronx

Father Paul Waddell,
St. Augustine, Larchmont

Father Adolphus Muoghalu,
Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA,
Chaplain, effective June 1

Father Levelt Germain,
Merged parish of St. Joseph-St. Boniface, Spring Valley and Wesley Hills, Pastor, effective June 1

Father Stephen Ries,
Secretary to Cardinal Dolan, effective June 15

Father William Woodruff,
ArchCare at Ferncliff Nursing and Rehab Center,
Rhinebeck, Chaplain

Father Nicholas Callaghan,
Metropolitan Tribunal, Judge

Father Francis Naccarato,
St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School, Faculty

Father Christopher Argano,
Vocation Director (2 years)


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