Pastoral Appointments

Effective November 26, 2016:
Rev. Dwight L. Longenecker was appointed Pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Greenville.

Effective November 28, 2016:
Rev. Philip Gillespie was appointed Pastor of St. Joseph Church in Anderson.

Rev. Javier Heredia was appointed Administrator of St. Catherine of Siena Church in Lancaster and St. Michael Mission in Great Falls.

Rev. Sylvere Baloza was appointed Parochial Vicar at St. John Neumann Church in Columbia.

Effective December 1, 2016:
Rev. C. Thomas Miles was appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Charleston.

2015 Pastoral Appointments
Effective from Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2018:
Rev. Msgr. Chester M. Moczydlowski was appointed At-Large Deanery Representative to the Presbyteral Council. Msgr. Moczydlowski was also appointed the Diocesan Representative from the Presbyteral Council to the National Federation of Priest's Councils.

Rev. Peter E. Sousa, CSsR, was appointed At-Large Deanery Representative to the Presbyteral Council.

2014 Pastoral Appointments
Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone announced the following pastoral appointments for the Diocese of Charleston:

Effective Jan. 1, 2014:
  • Very Rev. Dennis B. Willey, V.F., in addition to his duties as Pastor at Sacred Heart Church in Charleston, is appointed Canonical Pastor at St. John Church in North Charleston.
  • Rev. Michael Okere, in addition to his duties as Administrator at St. Martin de Porres Church in Columbia, is appointed Vicar for Black Catholics.

    Effective Jan. 27, 2014:
  • Rev. Wilbroad Mwape, new to the diocese, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Gregory the Great Church in Bluffton.

    Effective Feb. 10, 2014:
  • Rev. Jeremi Wodecki, Administrator at Good Shepherd Church in McCormick and Sacred Heart Church in Abbeville, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity Church in Orangeburg; St. Mary Mission in Allendale; St. Andrew Church in Barnwell; and St. Theresa Mission in Springfield; with Sacramental responsibilities at the Allendale Correctional Institution.
  • Rev. Robert J. Sayer, Parochial Vicar at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in North Myrtle Beach, is appointed Pastor at Good Shepherd Church in McCormick and Sacred Heart Church in Abbeville.
  • Rev. Michael P. Cassabon is appointed Parochial Vicar at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in North Myrtle Beach.

    Effective March 1, 2014:
  • Rev. H. Gregory West, pastor at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Seneca, and St. Francis Mission in Walhalla, is appointed as the founding pastor for the Catholic community on Daniel Island;
  • Rev. William S. Hearne, parochial vicar at Christ Our King Church in Mount Pleasant, is appointed administrator at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Seneca and St. Francis Mission in Walhalla.

    Effective March 3, 2014:
  • Father Gregory B. Wilson, in addition to his duties as pastor of St. Mary Help of Christians Church and School in Aiken, is appointed administrator of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Edgefield.

    Effective March 10, 2014:
  • Father Raymond J. Carlo, former pastor of St. Michael Church in Garden City, is appointed pastor of Corpus Christi Church in Lexington with sacramental responsibilities at Stevenson Correctional Institution.

    Effective April 1, 2014:
  • Rev. Daniel R. Papineau, administrator of St. Benedict Church in Mount Pleasant was incardinated into the Diocese of Charleston.

    Effective April 15, 2014:
  • Rev. Noel Tria, administrator of St. Mark Church in Newberry, Holy Spirit Mission in Laurens and St. Boniface Parish in Joanna, was incardinated into the Diocese of Charleston.

    Effective May 19, 2014:
  • Rev. Jose Gabriel Cruz Rodríguez, parochial vicar of Holy Spirit Church on Johns Island, is appointed parochial vicar at Blessed Sacrament Church in Charleston.

    Effective May 29, 2014:
  • Rev. Richard W. Jackson retired as parochial vicar at St. Anthony Church in Florence and St. Louis Church in Dillon. Rev. Jackson will be a supply priest for the Diocese of Charleston.

    Effective May 29, 2014:
  • Rev. Jesuprathap Narichetti, returning to the Diocese from India, is appointed parochial vicar at St. Anthony Church in Florence and St. Louis Church in Dillon.

    Effective July 1, 2014:
  • Rev. Bryan P. Babick, parochial vicar at Christ Our King Church in Mount Pleasant, is appointed administrator at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Folly Beach.

    Effective July 1, 2014:
  • Rev. Maximino E. Tria Jr., parochial vicar at St. Francis by the Sea Church on Hilton Head Island, is appointed parochial vicar at Christ Our King Church in Mount Pleasant.

    Effective Aug. 1, 2014:
  • Rev. Arnulfo Jara Galvez, new to the diocese, is appointed as Administrator of St. Mark in Newberry, St. Boniface in Joanna, and Holy Spirit Mission in Laurens; and Chaplain at Tyger River Correctional Institution in Enoree.

  • Rev. Luis E. Serrano, CHS, new to the diocese, is appointed as Parochial Vicar at St. Paul the Apostle in Seneca; St. Francis Mission in Walhalla; and Jesus, Our Risen Savior in Spartanburg.

  • Rev. Jacob P. Joseph, CMI, in addition to his duties as Pastor at Our Lady of Peace in North Augusta, is appointed as Administrator of Our Lady of the Valley, Gloverville.

    Effective Aug. 11:
  • Rev. Michael F. McCafferty, in addition to his current assignment as Pastor at Sacred Heart in Gaffney and at St. Augustine Mission in Union, is appointed Chaplain at Tyger River Correctional Institution in Enoree.

    Effective Aug. 13, 2014:
  • Rev. James Dubrouillet, Pastor at Holy Trinity in Orangeburg, St. Mary Mission in Allendale, St. Andrew in Barnwell and St. Theresa Mission in Springfield, with sacramental responsibilities at Allendale Correction Institution - is appointed as Pastor at Blessed Trinity in Greer.

  • Rev. Wilbroad Mwape, Parochial Vicar at St. Gregory the Great in Bluffton, is appointed as Administrator at Holy Trinity in Orangeburg, St. Mary Mission in Allendale, St. Andrew in Barnwell, and St. Theresa Mission in Springfield, with sacramental responsibilities at Allendale Correction Institution.

  • Rev. Mark S. Good, Parochial Vicar at St. Andrew in Myrtle Beach, is appointed Administrator of St. Mary on Yonges Island and Sts. Frederick and Stephen Mission on Edisto Island.

  • Rev. Filip P. Wodecki, Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Magdalene in Simpsonville; is appointed as Parochial Vicar at St. Andrew in Myrtle Beach.

  • Rev. Agustin Torm, Parochial Vicar at Prince of Peace in Taylors, is appointed as Parochial Vicar at Holy Spirit on Johns Island.

  • Rev. Gustavo Corredor, Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of the Hills and St. John Neumann in Columbia, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Camden, is appointed as Parochial Vicar at Holy Trinity in Orangeburg, St. Mary Mission in Allendale, St. Andrew in Barnwell, St. Theresa Mission in Springfield, with sacramental responsibilities at Allendale Correction Institution and at Our Lady of the Hills in Columbia.

    Effective Aug. 14:
  • Rev. S. Thomas Kingsley, Pastor at Church of the Nativity in Charleston, is appointed Dean Representative for the Coastal Deanery.

    Effective Sept. 1, 2014:
  • Rev. Edward J. Kelley is appointed as liaison for Charismatic Renewal for the Diocese of Charleston.

  • Rev. Stephen E. Kluge, OFM, new to Diocese, is appointed Pastor at St. Joseph Church and School in Anderson.

    Effective Jan. 1, 2015:
  • Rev. Mark S. Good, in addition to his duties as Administrator of St. Mary on Yonges Island and Sts. Frederick and Stephen Mission on Edisto Island, is appointed as spiritual advisor for the Diocese of Charleston Cursillo.

    Effective April 20, 2015:
  • Rev. Luis E. Serrano, CHS, is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Gregory the Great Church, Bluffton, with sacramental responsibilities at St. Peter Church, Beaufort.

  • Rev. Cesar Augusto Torres Pinzón is appointed Parochial Vicar at Holy Spirit Church, Johns Island, with Spanish ministry at St. Thomas the Apostle, North Charleston, and St. Anthony Church, Walterboro, with residence at Holy Spirit Church.

  • Rev. Jaime A. Gonzalez is appointed Parochial Vicar at Blessed Trinity, Greer, with Spanish ministry at Christ Our Risen Savior Church, Spartanburg.

  • Rev. Agustin Torm is appointed to ministry at Roper St. Francis, MUSC, and Bon Secours St. Francis Hospitals with residence at the Cathedral rectory.

  • Rev. Francisco Cruz Velosa is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Mary Church, Greenville, with Spanish ministry at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Seneca.

    Effective June 1, 2015:
  • Rev. Jon David Chalmers, in addition to his duties as Chaplain at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, is appointed chairperson of the Academy of Life for the Diocese of Charleston.

    Effective June 8, 2015:
  • Rev. James Renaurd West is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Peter Church in Columbia.
  • Rev. S. Matthew Gray is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Gregory the Great Church in Bluffton, and Chaplain at John Paul II Catholic School in Ridgeville.
  • Rev. Roger J. Morgan, ordained May 29, 2015, is appointed Parochial Vicar at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in North Myrtle Beach.
  • Rev. Richard C. Wilson, ordained May 29, 2015, is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Church in Columbia.

    Effective July 1, 2015:
  • Rev. James N. Dubrouillet is appointed Administrator, Holy Cross Church in Pickens and St. Luke Mission in Easley.

  • Rev. Mark S. Good, in addition to his duties as Administrator, St. Mary Church on Yonges Island and Sts. Frederick & Stephen Mission on Edisto Island, is appointed Vicar for Vocations.

    Effective July 6, 2015:
  • Rev. Patrick O. Eyinla is appointed Parochial Vicar, St. Michael Church in Murrells Inlet.

    Effective July 9, 2015:
  • Rev. Jeffrey F. Kirby is appointed Administrator Pro-Tem, St. Mary Help of Christians Church in Aiken.

    Effective August 1, 2015:
  • Rev. David R. Whitman is appointed Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle Church in Spartanburg.

  • Rev. Peter E. Sousa, C.Ss.R. is appointed Pastor, Our Lady of the Hills Church in Columbia.

  • Rev. John Murray, C.Ss.R. is appointed Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of the Hills Church in Columbia.

  • Rev. Allam Marreddy is appointed Pastor, St. Philip Benizi Church in Moncks Corner; and Our Lady of Peace Mission in Bonneau; with Sacramental Responsibilities at MacDougall Correctional Institution.

  • Rev. Michael P. Cassabon is appointed Administrator, St. Thomas the Apostle Church in North Charleston with Sacramental Responsibilities at Coastal Pre-Release Center in North Charleston.

  • Rev. Frank Palmieri, CRM, is appointed Pastor, Catholic Community of Sumter providing ministry to the parishioners of the former St. Anne Church and St. Jude Church, with Sacramental Responsibilties at Turbeville Correctional Institution in Turbeville.

  • Rev. Noly Berjuega, CRM, is appointed Parochial Vicar, Catholic Community of Sumter, providing ministry to the parishioners of the former St. Anne Church and St. Jude Church, with Sacramental Responsibilties at Turbeville Correctional Institution in Turbeville.

  • Rev. Edgardo Enverga, CRM, is appointed Pastor, Jesus Our Risen Savior in Spartanburg.

  • Rev. Giovannie Nunez, CRM, is appointed Parochial Vicar, Jesus Our Risen Savior Church in Spartanburg, and Chaplain to the colleges and universities in Spartanburg.

  • Rev. Binil Appattappu, CRM, is appointed Parochial Vicar, Jesus Our Risen Savior Church in Spartanburg.

    Effective September 4, 2015:
  • Rev. Maximino E. Tria, Jr. is appointed Administrator of St. Mary Church, in Summerton; St. Ann Church in Santee, and Our Lady of Hope Mission in Manning.
  • Rev. Samuel Oloyede, OP, is appointed Parochial Vicar at St. James Church in Conway

    Effective October 1, 2015:
  • Rev. Marek Sotek is appointed Administrator of St. Ann Church in Kingstree, St. Philip the Apostle Church in Lake City and St. Patrick Mission in Johnsonville.
  • Rev. Robert F. Higgins is appointed Vicar for Prison Ministry with responsibility for Mass coverage at St. William Church in Ward and Mass in English at St. John of the Cross Church in Batesburg-Leesville.

    Effective September 22, 2015:
  • Rev. Andrew J. Trapp is appointed Pastor of Transfiguration Church in Blythewood, and St. Theresa Church in Winnsboro.
  • Rev. Jamie A. Gonzalez is appointed Administrator of Blessed Trinity Church in Greer with Spanish Ministry at Jesus Our Risen Savior Church in Spartanburg.

    Effective December 4, 2015:
  • Rev. Patrick O. Eyinla, is appointed Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston; and at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Charleston.
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