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Bishop Checchio announces clergy appointments

July 07, 2017

The Most Rev. James F. Checchio today announced the following clergy appointments, effective August 1, and has asked all to keep these priests of the Diocese of Metuchen and their new responsibilities in your prayers. 

Parish Appointments

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Metuchen
Rev. Antony Arockiadoss as parochial vicar, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi
Rev. John Werner as parochial vicar, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi
32 Elm Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 0840-1414  ▪  http://www.stfranciscathedral.org

Middlesex
Rev. Lancelot McGrath as parochial vicar, Our Lady of Mount Virgin Parish
600 Harris Avenue, Middlesex, NJ 08846-2412  ▪  http://www.olmv.net

Old Bridge
Rev. Gerardo Paderon as parochial vicar, St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
One St. Thomas Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857  ▪  http://saintthomasob.com 

Parlin
Rev. Msgr. Andrew L. Szaroleta as senior priest, St. Bernadette Parish
20 Villanova Road, Parlin, New Jersey 08859  ▪  https://www.saintbernadettechurch.com

South Plainfield
Rev. Indrias Pervais as parochial vicar, Sacred Heart Parish
149 So. Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080  ▪  http://www.churchofthesacredheart.net

Spotswood
Rev. Mhonchan Ezung as parochial vicar, Immaculate Conception Parish
18 South Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884-1645  ▪  http://chicspotswood.com

Woodbridge
Rev. Nalaka Silva as parochial vicar, St. James Parish
148 Greenville Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095  ▪  http://www.stjamesonline.org


SOMERSET COUNTY

Bernardsville
Rev. Juan Carlos Gaviria as parochial vicar, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish
111 Claremont Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924  ▪  http://www.olphbernardsville.org

Bridgewater
Rev. Edmund A. Luciano, III as parochial vicar, St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish
500 Route 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807-2405  ▪  http://www.stbernardbridgewater.org

Somerville
Rev. Martin Espinoza
as parochial vicar, Immaculate Conception Parish
35 Mountain Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876  ▪  http://www.immaculateconception.org


WARREN COUNTY

Alpha
Rev. Mark Kehoe
as parochial vicar, St. Mary Parish
830 5th Avenue, Alpha, NJ 08865  ▪  https://www.stmaryrc.org

Phillipsburg
Rev. Leopoldo Salvania as parochial vicar, St. Philip & St. James Parish
430 South Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865  ▪  http://www.spsj.org

 

Special Appointments

Very Rev. Peter Cebulka, CO to part-time Co-Chaplain, The Catholic Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Rev. Michael Crummy to chaplain at Parker at McCarrick, Somerset, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick

Rev. James De Fillipps as full-time Co-Chaplain, The Catholic Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Rev. Juan Carlos Gaviria to part-time ministry in the Office for Hispanic Ministry, Diocese of Metuchen

Rev. Joseph Kabali to full-time ministry at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen

Rev. Edmund A. Luciano, III continuing as Director of Donor Relations, Diocese of Metuchen

Rev. Mauricio Tabera-Vasquez to full-time Director of Catholic Identity, Immaculata High School, Somerville 

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