Assignments 07.14.22


Reverend David W. Masello, from Administrator, St. Alexander Parish, Warren, to Senior Priest Status, Diocese of Providence, effective immediately
Reverend Scott J. Pontes, to Pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Newport, while continuing as Catholic Chaplain, Salve Regina University, Newport, effective July 1, 2022
Reverend Joseph Upton, to Administrator, St. Alexander Parish, Warren, while continuing as Pastor, St. Mary of the Bay Parish, Warren, effective July 1, 2022
The Provincial Superior of the Missionaries of St. Charles, Scalabrinians, has made the following appointment with the approval of the Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin:
Reverend German A. Vargas Acevedo, CS, to Administrator, St. Bartholomew Parish, Providence, effective July 8, 2022
Reverend Mark Gadoury, to Assistant Pastor, St. Luke Parish and Holy Angels Parish, Barrington, effective July 1, 2022
Reverend Ajit Oram, HGN, to Assistant Pastor, St. Augustine Parish, Providence, effective June 16, 2022
Reverend Eric Silva, to Assistant Pastor, St. Thomas More Parish, Narragansett, effective August 15, 2022
Reverend Anthony (Bernard) VanBerkum, OP, to Assistant Pastor, St. Pius V Parish, Providence, effective June 1, 2022, and part time Judge on the Diocesan Tribunal, effective July 1, 2022
In conformity with the Code of Canon Law and the Priest Personnel Policy of the Diocese of Providence, the Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin is pleased to appoint the following pastors to a new six year term effective July 1, 2022:
Reverend Joseph F. Craddock, Holy Family Parish, Pawtucket
Reverend Francesco Francese, Holy Ghost Parish, Providence
Reverend Otoniel Gomez, Holy Spirit Parish, Central Falls
Reverend Monsignor Anthony Mancini, Rector, Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Providence
Reverend Michael J. Najim, St. Pius X Parish, Westerly
Reverend Monsignor Jacques L. Plante, St. Aidan-St. Patrick Parish, Cumberland
Reverend Joseph Protano, Jr., St. Andrew Parish, Block Island
Reverend Albert D. Ranallo, Jr, St. Ann Parish, Providence
Reverend Gregory P. Stowe, St. Joseph Parish, West Warwick