May 27, 2013
Following are the appointments of priests in the Edmonton Archdiocese. All the appointments take effect Aug. 14, unless otherwise indicated.

Assumption & St. Michael-Resurrection parishes, Edmonton
Father Mitchell Fidyka, pastor

Good Shepherd Parish, Edmonton
Father Marc Cramer, pastor
Father Carlos Nunez, associate pastor

Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Edmonton
Father Antonio Hofmeister, pastor

St. Agnes Parish & St. Anthony Parish, Edmonton
Father Augustin Joby CFIC, pastor
Father Silvichan Marattil Dominic CFIC, associate pastor

St. Andrew Parish, Edmonton
Father David McLeod, pastor
Father Rajkumar Fernando SDB, associate pastor

St. Joseph's Basilica, Edmonton
Father Martin Carroll, rector

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Edmonton
Father Paul Kavanagh, pastor

Santa Maria Goretti Parish,Edmonton
Father Shimit Abraham CFIC, associate pastor

St. Theresa Parish, Edmonton
Father Antony Michael SAC, associate pastor
Father Luan Vu, associate pastor

St. Thomas More Parish, Edmonton
Father J.M. Jaya Rajan SAC, associate pastor

Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Fort Saskatchewan
Father Ashok Mascarenhas SAC, associate pastor

St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster
Father Michael Eniolorunda, associate pastor

Sacred Heart Parish, Red Deer
Father Jozef Wroblewski, pastor

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sherwood Park
Father John Mariapragasam SDB, associate pastor

Holy Trinity Parish, Spruce Grove
Father Miroslaw Kostarzewski, associate pastor

St. Martin of Tours Parish, Vegreville, Holden & Viking
Father Michael Schumacher, pastor

Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Vermilion, Clandonald & Derwent
Father Roger Rouleau, pastor

Blessed Sacrament Parish, Wainwright
Father Andrjez Lukaszewicz MSF, pastor

Sacred Heart Parish, Wetaskiwin, Hobbema & Ma-Me-O Beach
Father Nilo Macapinlac, pastor

OTHER

Father Adam Lech, current rector of St. Joseph's Basilica, becomes full-time chancellor of the archdiocese.

Father John Duggimpudi SAC, pastor of Good Shepherd Parish, Edmonton, is granted temporary leave from full-time ministry for health reasons.

RETIREMENT

Father Eduardo Escober, current part-time associate pastor of St. Agnes Parish and St. Anthony Parish, Edmonton and part-time on-call priest chaplain at University of Alberta Hospital retires from full-time ministry.

END OF TERM

Father David Bittner CSB, currently teaching and serving at St. Joseph's College, is assigned by his religious community to Houston, Texas.

Father Adam Deren, pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Vermilion, and attached parishes, concludes his term of service in the archdiocese and returns to his home diocese in Poland.

Father Marek Filipczuk, associate pastor of St. Anthony Parish, Lloydminster, concludes his term of service in the archdiocese and returns to his home diocese in Poland. (7 April 2013)

Father Mark Gazin CSB, associate pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish, Edmonton, is assigned by his religious community to Vancouver.

Father Marinaldo Batista, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Edmonton, concludes his term of service in the archdiocese and returns to his home diocese in Brazil.

TRANSITIONAL DEACON

Deacon Kris Schmidt, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Edmonton and assistant archdiocesan master of ceremonies.