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2013 Clergy Assignments Announced

Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has announced that more than a dozen priests will begin new assignments in the Diocese of Richmond on July 1, 2013.  Please remember them in your prayers as they begin their new assignments.


Rev. Eric J. Ayers, to Pastor - St. Gabriel, Richmond; Good Samaritan, Amelia; from Peninsula Cluster (St. Joseph, Hampton, St. Vincent de Paul, Newport News, St. Mary Star of the Sea, Ft. Monroe).

Rev. James J. Begley, Jr.,to Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Richmond, from Church of the Redeemer, Mechanicsville.

Rev. Charles L. Breindel, to Pastor, Holy Spirit, Christiansburg; Holy Family, Pearisburg, from Church of the Ascension, Virginia Beach.

Rev. Rene R. Castillo, Priest on Staff and Chaplain, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond, from St. Gerard, Roanoke.

Rev. Jacinto B. Garcia,  to Pastor,  St. Vincent de Paul, Newport News, from Holy Spirit, Christiansburg, and Holy Family, Pearisburg.

Rev.  John A. Grace, to Parochial Vicar, St. Bridget, Richmond, from Chaplain, Campus Ministry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.

Rev. Christopher M. Hess, to Pastor, Church of the Sacred Heart, Prince George; St. John, Dinwiddie, from Portsmouth Cluster (Saint Mary, Saint Paul, Church of the Holy Angels, Church of the Resurrection).

Rev.  Gerald S. Kaggwa, to Pastor, St. Catherine of Siena, Clarksville; Good Shepherd, South Hill;  St. Paschal Baylon, South Boston, from St. Bridget, Richmond.

Rev.  John C. Kazibwe, to  Pastor,  Church of the Epiphany, Richmond, from St. Catherine of Siena, Clarksville, Good Shepherd, South Hill, St. Paschal Baylon, South Boston.

Rev. Daniel J. Malingumu, to  Pastor,  Church of the Ascension, Virginia Beach, from Peninsula Cluster (St. Joseph, Hampton, St. Vincent de Paul, Newport News, St. Mary Star of the Sea, Ft. Monroe).

Rev. Msgr. Robert M. Perkins, to Sacramental Priest, Holy Apostles Catholic Community, from Immaculate Conception, Hampton.

Rev. Sean M. Prince, to Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Hampton, from St. Bede, Williamsburg.

Rev. Robert M. Spencer, to Pastor, St. Gerard, Roanoke, from Our Lady of Lourdes, Richmond.

Rev. John J. Wagner, to Pastor, Church of the Redeemer, Mechanicsville, from Church of the Sacred Heart, Prince George.

Rev. Gino Rossi, newly ordained, to Parochial Vicar in the Portsmouth Cluster of parishes, St. Paul, St. Mary, Church of the Resurrection and Church of the Holy Angels.