Category Archives: Announcements/Appointments

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Very Rev. Robert A. Perriello, V.F., is retiring from active ministry, effective Jan. 31, 2018. Father Richard W. Shoda is…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Father Thomas R. Gallagher is appointed chaplain to Council No. 1169 of the Knights of Columbus for the Fraternal Year…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Father Thomas Gallagher is appointed pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Martinsburg, and St. Bernadette Mission, Hedgesville, with residence at the…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: In consultation with Very Rev. Quang Duc Dinh, S.V.D., provincial superior of the Society of the Divine Word, Chicago Province,…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, J.C.D., J.V., is appointed pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish in Wheeling, St. John Parish in Benwood…

Diocesan Official Appointments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Very Rev. Carlos Melocoton, Jr., is appointed chaplain of Council No. 16530 of the Knights of Columbus for the current…

Diocesan Official Appointment

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointment: In consultation with Archbishop Dominic Lumon of Imphal, India, Father Joseph M. Konikattil is appointed associate pastor of St. Paul…

Diocesan Official Appointment

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield has made public the following appointments: Father John Chapin Engler, Jr., is appointed pastor of St. Brendan Parish, Elkins, and St. Patrick Parish, Coalton, with residence…

Father John Rice is appointed chaplain to Council No. 594 of the Knights of Columbus for the Fraternal Year 2016-2017, effective immediately. This is in addition to his current assignment…