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Bishop Checchio announces clergy appointments

September 07, 2017

The Most Rev. James F. Checchio today announced the following clergy appointments, effective September 5 unless otherwise noted, and has asked all to keep these priests of the Diocese of Metuchen and their new responsibilities in your prayers:

Parish Appointments


Rev. David Pekola as pastor, St. Patrick and St. Rose of Lima Parish, effective November 1, 2017
327 Greenwich Street, Belvidere, New Jersey 07823 ▪

Special Appointments

Rev. Msgr. Pafnouti Wassef to minister in the Diocese of Brooklyn

Rev. John Primich to Carmel of Mary Immaculate, Flemington

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