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Clergy Assignment Changes - March 26, 2019

Clergy Assignments

March 27, 2019

Clergy Assignment Changes - March 26, 2019

Father Michael D. Ausperk concludes his assignment as administrator of St. Anne Parish, Rittman, effective May 6. Father Ausperk continues his appointment as parochial vicar, Holy Family Parish, Stow

Father Joseph L. Labak , pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Wadsworth, was appointed pastor, St. Anne Parish, Rittman, effective May 6. This appointment is in addition to his appointment as pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Wadsworth.

Father Jerome Silayo, with the permission of the Most Rev. Isaac Amani, bishop of Moshi, Tanzania, concluded his graduate studies and returned to the Diocese of Moshi, Tanzania, effective Feb. 28.

Father Alfons W. Minja, C.PP.S., with the permission of the Very Rev. Jeffrey S. Kirsh, C.PP.S., provincial director of the Cincinnati Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, was given faculties of the Diocese of Cleveland while he participates in the ACPE Residence Program at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, effective May 20. In addition, he was granted permission to live at the rectory of Immaculate Conception Parish, Cleveland.

Father George Smiga, pastor, St. Noel Parish, Willoughby Hills, was appointed senior parochial vicar, Holy Angels Parish, Bainbridge, effective June 1. This assignment is in addition to his appointment as adjunct faculty member at Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology.

Father Thomas A. Marzocchi, SSS, senior priest-retired, with the permission of the Very Rev. Anthony Schueller, SSS, provincial superior of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, was granted faculties of the Diocese of Cleveland, and residence at the provincial residence, effective immediately.

Father Damian Ezeani, student priest from the Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria, was granted permission to change residence from Our Lady of Peace Parish, Cleveland, to St. Richard Parish, North Olmsted, effective March 31.

Deacon D. John Travis was appointed spiritual director for the Diocesan Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, effective immediately. This appointment is in addition to his assignment as permanent deacon, St. Ladislas Parish, Westlake.

Deacon William J. Yoho was appointed spiritual director for Camp Christopher in Akron, effective immediately. This appointment is in addition to his assignment as permanent deacon, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Cuyahoga Falls

Deacon Lawrence A. Somrack, St. Helen Parish, Newbury, was appointed spiritual director of the Knights of Columbus Geauga Council 3304, effective immediately. This appointment is in addition to his assignment as permanent deacon, St. Helen Parish, Newbury.

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