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Bishop Daniel E. Thomas Announces Clergy Appointments and Transfers Within the Diocese of Toledo

Below is a summary of priest appointments made by Bishop Daniel E. Thomas from January 1 – June 26, 2021.  The priests are listed alphabetically by surname.

Reverend Albert J. Beltz, to Parochial Vicar, Saint John the Evangelist, Delphos, Saint John the Baptist, Landeck, and Saint Patrick, Spencerville, effective 8 July 2021.

Reverend David R. Bruning, from Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Toledo, to Senior Status, and to Presbyteral Moderator and Chaplain, Saint Martin de Porres, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend David J. Cirata, from Pastor, Saint John the Baptist, Toledo and Saint Michael the Archangel, Toledo and Director, Office for Divine Worship, to Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist, Defiance, and Consultant, Office for Divine Worship, effective 1 July 2021. 

Reverend Michael J. Diemer, to Parochial Administrator, Saint Bernard, New Washington, and Saint Francis Xavier, Willard, while continuing Hispanic Pastoral Services (Eastern Region), effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Melwin Dsouza, SAC, from Parochial Vicar, Epiphany of the Lord, Toledo, to Pastor, Saint Isidore, Marysdale and Saint Michael the Archangel, The Ridge, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Kyle T. Gase, from Parochial Administrator, Immaculate Conception, Bellevue, to Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Bellevue, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Gregory Hite, from Pastor, Saint Peter, Mansfield, to Senior Status, effective 1 July 2021. 

Reverend John Christopher Jesudhason, SAC, from Parochial Vicar, Holy Angels, Saint Mary and Saints Peter & Paul, Sandusky, to Pastor, Saint Joseph, Monroeville and Saint Alphonsus, Peru, effective 1 July 2021. 

Reverend Krzysztof Kardzis, to Presbyteral Moderator and Chaplain, Saint Mary, Clyde, while continuing as Pastor, Sacred Heart, Fremont, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Martin C. Lukas, OSFS, to Pastor, Saint Pius X, Toledo, while continuing as Pastor, Gesu, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend George W. Mahas, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Bernard, New Washington, and Saint Francis Xavier, Willard, to Parochial Administrator, Regina Coeli, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021. 

Reverend Mathew Manoj Mammen, from Parochial Administrator, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Toledo, to Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend John A. Miller, from Pastor, Regina Coeli, Toledo, to Pastor, Saint Peter, Mansfield, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Joseph J. Mominee, to graduate studies at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce, Rome, residing at the Pontifical North American College, and summer assistance to Saint Mary, Tiffin and Saint Pius X, Sycamore, effective 8 July 2021.

Reverend Monsignor Walter “Tad” R. Oxley, from Official, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, The Holy See, to Vicar for Clergy and Senior Director, Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations Department, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Scott J. Perry, from Parochial Vicar, Saint John the Evangelist, Delphos, Saint John the Baptist, Landeck, and Saint Patrick, Spencerville, to Pastor, Saint Nicholas, Miller City and Holy Family, New Cleveland, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend William A. Pifher, from Pastor, Saint Mary, Leipsic, to Parochial Administrator, Saint John the Baptist, Toledo, and Saint Michael the Archangel, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Ronald A. Schock, from Pastor, Saint Joseph, Monroeville and Saint Alphonsus, Peru, to Pastor, Saint Mary, Leipsic, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Monsignor Charles E. Singler, from Pastor, Holy Family, New Cleveland and Saint Nicholas, Miller City, to Pastor, Saint Rose of Lima, Perrysburg, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Jeffery J. Smith, from Parochial Administrator, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bethlehem and Saint Joseph, Crestline, to Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bethlehem and Saint Joseph, Crestline, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Philip A. Smith, to Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Toledo, while continuing as Director of the Office for Diocesan Priestly Vocations and Chaplain to the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend Andrew J. Wellmann, from Parochial Administrator, Saint Patrick, Bryan and Sacred Heart of Jesus, Montpelier, to Pastor, Saint Patrick, Bryan and Sacred Heart of Jesus, Montpelier, effective 1 July 2021.

Reverend George E. Wenzinger, from Pastor, Saint Rose of Lima, Perrysburg, to Senior Status, effective 1 July 2021, and to Minister to Priests, effective 1 September 2021. 

Deacon Assignment

Deacon Frederick Wuebker, from Saint Charles, Lima, to All Saints, Rossford, effective 17 April 2021. 

Pastoral Center Assignment

Mr. Daniel Demski, from Liturgy Coordinator, Office for Divine Worship, to Director, Office for Divine Worship, effective 1 July 2021. 

Additional Announcements

Reverend Edward J. Schleter, Senior Status, Presbyteral Moderator and Chaplain, Saint Mary, Clyde, has submitted his resignation, which has been accepted, effective 1 July 2021. 

Deacon Gary Thrun, from Our Lady of Lourdes, Toledo, to Senior Deacon Status, effective 1 September 2021.

Reverend David Whalen, OSFS, Pastor, Saint Pius X Parish, Toledo, has submitted his resignation, which has been accepted, and he has been granted Senior Religious Status by his Provincial and will remain in residence at St. Pius X Parish, Toledo, effective 1 July 2021.