2022 Clergy Appointments – Arlington Catholic Herald

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, announced the following clergy appointments effective Thursday, June 30, 2022, unless otherwise noted.

Pastors

Reverend Juan A. Puigbó – from administrator of Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax to pastor of Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax.

Parish vicars

Rev. Maurice M. Akwa from Priest-in-Residence at Saint Lawrence Parish in Alexandria to Vicar Parochial at Saint Lawrence Parish in Alexandria came into effect on May 9, 2022.

Reverend Paul A. Berghout – from full-time ministry in Diocesan Courthouse with residence at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Arlington to Parochial Vicar at Queen of Apostles Parish in Alexandria with part-time ministry in Diocesan Courthouse.

Reverend Keith D. Cummings – from parochial curate at Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Arlington to parochial curate at Saint Mary of Sorrows Parish in Fairfax.

Reverend Michael R. Duesterhaus – from parochial vicar at Saint Matthew Parish in Spotsylvania to parochial vicar at Saint John the Baptist Parish in Front Royal.

Reverend David A. Dufresne – from Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s Basilica in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Arlington.

Reverend Michael J. Folmar – from Parish Vicar at Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Fredericksburg to Parish Vicar at Saint Michael Parish in Annandale.

Reverend Guillermo Gonzalez – from Parish Vicar at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Alexandria to Parish Vicar at All Saints Parish in Manassas.

Reverend Edouard B. Guilloux – from Parish Vicar at All Saints Parish in Manassas to Parish Vicar at Saint John the Apostle Parish in Leesburg.

Rev. Andrew W. Haissig – from parochial curate at Saint Louis Parish in Alexandria to parochial curate at Saint Agnes Parish in Arlington.

Reverend Brian B. McAllister – from parochial vicar at Saint Michael Parish in Annandale to parochial vicar at Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Warrenton.

Reverend William Nyce – from Parochial Vicar at Saint Philip Parish in Falls Church to Parochial Vicar at Saint William of York Parish in Stafford.

Reverend Joseph M. Rampino – from Parochial Vicar at Queen of Apostles Parish in Alexandria to Parochial Vicar at Saint Ambrose Parish in Annandale.

Reverend Gregory S. Thompson – from chaplain of Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington with residence at Saint James Parish in Falls Church to parochial vicar of Saint Louis Parish in Alexandria.

Other assignments

Reverend Joseph D. Bergida – from Parochial Vicar of St. Ambrose Parish in Annandale to a 3 month sabbatical for religious vocation discernment.

Reverend Peter M. McShurley – from parochial curate at Saint Agnes Parish in Arlington to chaplain at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, with residence at Saint James Parish in Falls Church.

Reverend David A. Whitestone – from pastor of Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax to full-time ministry in Diocesan Court with residence at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in Falls Church.

Those who will be ordained priests

The Reverend Philip D. Briggs during his ordination to the priesthood, to the Parish Vicar of Saint Philip Parish at Falls Church.

Reverend Peter J. Clem at his ordination to the priesthood, parochial vicar at St. Mary’s Basilica in Alexandria.

The Reverend John F. O’Farrell during his ordination to the priesthood, at the Parish Vicar of Saint Theresa Parish in Ashburn.

The Reverend Carlos Mauricio Portillo, during his priestly ordination, to the Parish Vicar of Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling.

Reverend Robert C. Renner at his ordination to the priesthood, to the Parish Vicar of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Fredericksburg.

Reverend Daniel S. Reuwer during his ordination to the priesthood, to the Parish Vicar of All Saints Parish in Manassas.

Reverend Daniel A. Rice during his ordination to the priesthood, to the Parish Vicar of Holy Family Parish in Dale City.

Reverend Peter J. St. George during his ordination to the priesthood, to the Parish Vicar of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Alexandria.

Transitional Deacon Assignments, effective June 6, 2022

Reverend M. Jonathan A. Bennett at Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling.

Reverend Mr. Andrew W. Clark at Saint Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax.

Reverend M. Timothy A. Courtney at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish in Falls Church.

Reverend M. Zinjin N. Iglesia at Nativity Parish in Burke.

Reverend Mr. Michael T. Nugent at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington.

Reverend Mr. Stanley J. Poczatek at Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Warrenton.

Reverend Mr. Charles C. Wilton at Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Arlington.

Reverend M. David C. Witherow at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Winchester.

permanent deacon

Deacon Anthony J. Calderón – from permanent deacon at Our Lady of Angels Parish in Woodbridge to permanent deacon at Christ the Redeemer Parish in Sterling, effective June 1, 2022.

Clergy personnel posted outside the diocese

Rev. Henry E. Rivera – from a parochial vicar of Saint William of York Parish in Stafford to ministry outside the Diocese of Arlington came into effect May 9, 2022.

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