Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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Clergy Assignment Changes – May 31, 2018

Father Matthew M. Cortnik, who was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland on May 19, was appointed parochial vicar, Communion of Saints Parish, Cleveland Heights effective June 12.

Father Michael J. Feldtz, who was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland on May 19, was appointed parochial vicar, St. Mary Parish, Berea effective June 12.

Father Richard J. Samide, who was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland on May 19, was appointed parochial vicar, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Wooster effective June 12.

Father Theodore Lucas concluded his authorized leave of absence for sick leave and was placed on administrative leave effective April 27.

Father Daniel R. Fickes was transferred from parochial vicar, St. Joseph Parish, Avon Lake, to chaplain of St. John Medical Center, Westlake, effective June 1. His residence remains at Holy Spirit Parish in Avon Lake.

Father John R. Hengle, senior priest-retired, was appointed administrator of St. Eugene Parish, Cuyahoga Falls, effective May 17. His residence remains unchanged.

Father Nicholaus August Mtey, a student priest from the Diocese of Moshi, Tanzania, was granted permission to live at the rectory of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Cleveland while he pursues graduate studies at John Carroll University, University Heights, effective Aug. 1.

Father Simon M. Hoang Minh Dao, CRM, was reassigned outside the Diocese of Cleveland effective May 31.

Father Hilary Khanh Kai Nguyen, CRM, was appointed, with the permission of the Provincial Minister of the Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer, the Very Rev. Louis M. Minh Nhien, CRM, pastor of St. Boniface Parish, Cleveland, and administrator of the Vietnamese-American Apostolate of the Diocese of Cleveland effective May 31.

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