New assignments announced

Father John A. Riley, chancellor, announces the following appointments made by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, effective July 1, unless otherwise noted:

PASTORS

Father Francis Bakyor, from parochial administrator to pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Wathena; St. Benedict Parish, Bendena; and St. Charles Parish, Troy.

Father Keith Lunsford, pastor of St. Ann Parish, Prairie Village, has been granted a medical leave of absence to attend to ongoing recovery from a concussion suffered earlier in the year. He will continue to reside at St. Ann rectory (effective May 19).

Father James Moster, OFM Cap., from priestly ministry outside of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas to pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Perry, and St. Aloysius Parish, Meriden (effective July 15).

Father Anthony Ouellette, from pastor of All Saints Parish, Kansas City, Kansas, to pastor of Holy Name Parish, Kansas City, Kansas, with residence with the Society of St. Augustine community and continuing as chaplain of Bishop Ward High School, Kansas City, Kansas.

Father Reginald Saldanha, from parochial vicar of Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, to pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Baileyville, and St. Mary Parish, St. Benedict, with residence at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Seneca.

Father Oswaldo Sandoval, from parochial vicar of Good Shepherd Parish, Shawnee, to pastor of All Saints Parish, Kansas City, Kansas.

Father Michael Scully, OFM Cap., from parochial administrator to pastor of Holy Family Parish, Eudora.

PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS

Father Craig Maxim, from senior associate pastor of St. Ann Parish, Prairie Village, to parochial administrator during Father Lunsford’s medical leave of absence (effective May 19).

Father Showraiah Narisetty, MSFS, from advanced studies in Rome to parochial administrator of St. Michael Parish, Axtell, and Holy Family Parish, Summerfield, with residence at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, Seneca (effective Aug. 1).

PAROCHIAL VICARS

Father Daniel Coronado, from ordination to the priesthood to parochial vicar of Good Shepherd Parish, Shawnee.

Father Juan Carlos Franco, MNM, from parochial vicar of All Saints Parish, Kansas City, Kansas, to parochial vicar of Holy Cross Parish, Overland Park.

Father Michael Guastello, from ordination to the priesthood to parochial vicar of Church of the Ascension, Overland Park.

Father Salvador Llamas, MNM, from priestly ministry outside of the archdiocese to parochial vicar of All Saints Parish, Kansas City, Kansas.

OTHER

Father Bruce Ansems, from pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Perry, and St. Aloysius Parish, Meriden, to sacramental assistance and residence at St. Agnes Parish, Roeland Park, and continuing as a marriage tribunal judge.

Msgr. Gary Applegate, from parochial administrator of Holy Name Parish, Kansas City, Kansas, to continuing as judicial vicar and episcopal master of ceremonies.

Father Alessandro Borraccia, AVI, from parochial vicar of Church of the Ascension, Overland Park, to full-time apostolate and community life with the Apostles of the Interior Life.

Father Curtis Carlson, OFM Cap., from associate chaplain of St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, University of Kansas, to priestly ministry in the Diocese of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Father Vince Huber, AVI, from parochial vicar of Holy Trinity Parish, Lenexa, to full-time apostolate and community life with the Apostles of the Interior Life.

Father Anthony Saiki, from parochial vicar of Holy Cross Parish, Overland Park, and chaplain of Bishop Miege High School, Roeland Park, to canon law studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.

Rev. Mr. Justin Hamilton, newly ordained transitional deacon, to diaconal ministry at Curé of Ars Parish, Leawood, and chaplain of Bishop Miege High School, Roeland Park, with anticipated priesthood ordination in November.

Rev. Mr. Viet Nguyen, newly ordained transitional deacon, to diaconal ministry at Prince of Peace Parish, Olathe, until returning to seminary formation in the fall.

Father Rafi Kuttukaran, Archdiocese of Imphal, India, formerly serving as Catholic chaplain, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, has accepted a position as Catholic chaplain at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas (effective April 3).

Father John Riley, to sacramental assistance at St. Ann Parish, Prairie Village, and continuing as chancellor and director of the office of child and youth protection.

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