CLERGY PERSONNEL BOARD





Following the recommendation of the Clergy Personnel Board, Bishop Patrick J. McGrath has made the following appointments effective July 1, 2009, unless otherwise indicated:





                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Mark Arnzen                     Parochial Vicar, Holy Spirit Parish                           Pastor, St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                Morgan Hill


Rev. Joseph Benedict, STD      Assigned Study                                                            Pastor, St. William Parish

                                                        Berkeley                                                                        Los Altos


Rev. Paolo Gobbo                      Parochial Vicar, Cathedral Basilica                         Pastor, St. Clare Parish

                                                        of St. Joseph, San Jose                                               Santa Clara


Rev. Jeronimo Gutierrez         Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish          Pastor, Christ the King Parish

                                                        Palo Alto                                                                       San Jose


Rev. Thuc Si Ho                          Parochial Vicar, St. Lawrence the Martyr               Pastor, St. Lawrence the Martyr Parish

                                                        Parish, Santa Clara                                                     Santa Clara (effective August 10, 2009)


Rev. Kevin P. Joyce, Ph.D.       Director, SpiritSite                                                        Pastor, St. Lucy Parish

                                                        Santa Clara                                                                  Campbell


Rev. Donald Morgan                 Parochial Vicar, St. Simon Parish                             Pastor, Five Wounds Portuguese National

                                                        Los Altos                                                                       Parish, San Jose


Rev. Eugene P. O’Donnell        Pastor, St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish             Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi Parish

                                                        Morgan Hill                                                                  San Jose


Rev. Rick G. Rodoni                  Pastor, St. Clare Parish                                               Pastor, St. Mary of the Immaculate

                                                        Santa Clara                                                                  Conception Parish, Los Gatos


Rev. Oscar D. Tabujara           Pastor, St. Joseph Parish                                             Pastor, St. Athanasius Parish

                                                        Mountain View                                                            Mountain View


Rev. Lieu Vu                                Parochial Vicar, St. Frances Cabrini Parish            Pastor, St. Frances Cabrini Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                San Jose









                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Timothy J. Kidney           Missionary Work                                                         Administrator, St. Joseph Parish

                                                        Montego Bay, Jamaica                                              Mountain View


Rev. Paul-Cuong Phan              Parochial Vicar, St. Victor  Parish                            Administrator pro-tempore, St. Victor                                                                            San Jose                                                                                Parish San Jose (effective May 4, 2009)




                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Vincent Tinh Dang           Parochial Vicar, St. Justin Parish                              Parochial Vicar, St. Nicholas Parish

                                                        Santa Clara                                                                  Los Altos


Rev. Michael P. Gazzingan     Diocese of Ilagan                                                                Parochial Vicar, St. Maria Goretti Parish

                                                        Isabela, Philippines                                                     San Jose


Rev. Robert Kiefer                    Pastor, St. Frances Cabrini Parish                             Parochial Vicar, St. Frances Cabrini Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                San Jose


Rev. George Mancha                Chaplain, Archbishop Mitty High School               Parochial Vicar, St. Clare Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                Santa Clara


Rev. Edsil Ortiz, O.F.M.           Parochial Vicar, St. Julie Billiart Parish                    Parochial Vicar, St. Justin Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                Santa Clara


Rev. Randy S. Valenton            Parochial Vicar, St. Maria Goretti Parish                Parochial Vicar, St. Simon Parish

                                                        San Jose                                                                                Los Altos




                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Robert S. Brocato             Pastor, Christ the King Parish                                    Missionary Assignment

                                                        San Jose                                                                                Montego Bay


Rev. Richard J. Hilliard           Parochial Vicar, St. Mary of the Immaculate                Associate for Continuing Education

                                                        Conception Parish, Los Gatos                                   of Clergy, Vicar for Clergy Office


Rev. Andres C. Ligot, JCD       Pastor, St. Lawrence the Martyr Parish                   Full-time, Judicial Vicar

                                                        Santa Clara                                                                  Diocese of San Jose

                                                                                                                                                (effective August 10, 2009)


Rev. Wilfredo S. Manrique     Vicar for Clergy                                                           Interim Vocation Director (concurrent)

                                                                                                                                                (effective April 1, 2009)


Rev. John L. Poncini                 Parochial Vicar, St. Lucy Parish                               Vocation Director, Diocese of San Jose

                                                        Campbell                                                                      (in residence – St. Joseph Cathedral)



                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Mark Catalana                  Vocation Director                                                        Sabbatical (effective April 1, 2009)

                                                        Diocese of San Jose                                                   


Rev. Anthony Mancuso             Pastor, Five Wounds Portuguese National              Sabbatical

                                                        Parish, San Jose


Rev. Paul Weisbeck                   Pastor, St. William Parish                                           Sabbatical

                                                        Los Altos



                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Tomas Beccar Varela        Parochial Vicar, St. Clare Parish                           Personal Leave

                                                           Santa Clara                                                                      


Rev. Michael D. Hendrickson    Pastor, St. Victor Parish                                          Active Military Duty

                                                           San Jose                                                                     Archdiocese for the Military Services

                                                                                                                                                (effective May 4, 2009)



                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Msgr. John Sandersfeld         Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi Parish                  Retirement

                                                                San Jose


Rev. Msgr. Terrence J. Sullivan    Pastor, St. Lucy Parish                                       Retirement



Rev. Justin Zawadzki                        Pastor, St. Mary of the Immaculate               Retirement

                                                                Conception Parish, Los Gatos




                                                                FROM                                              TO

Rev. Diarmuid Casey, CSSp    Pastor, St. Athanasius Parish                                   Re-assigned by the Order

                                                        Mountain View


Rev. John Fitzpatrick, CSSp   Parochial Vicar, St. Athanasius Parish                   Re-assigned by the Order

                                                        Mountain View


Rev. Francisco Leon Villaseñor     Parochial Vicar, St. Maria Goretti                  Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano

                                                                Parish, San Jose                                                   Mexico


Rev. Miguel Obregon, OFM    Chaplain, Detention Ministry                                  Re-assigned by the Order

                                                        Diocese of San Jose


Rev. Kenneth Silvia, C.S.C.      Parochial Vicar, St. Nicholas Parish                       Re-assigned by the Order                                                                                                   Los Altos




                                      TO                                                    SUPERVISOR

Hector Basañez                          St. Joseph Parish                                                        Rev. Timothy Kidney

                                                        Mountain View


Tito Jesus Cartagenas              St. Mary Parish                                                          Rev. Daniel J. Derry



Dat Luong                                    Queen of Apostles Parish                                         Rev. Michael Carson

                                                        San Jose


Anthony Uytingco                      St. John Vianney Parish                                           Rev. Francisco D. Ríos