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Official Appointments as of July 1, 2016


Bishop Patrick J. McGrath has made the following appointments, effective July 1, 2016, except where noted:

Office of Parochial Vicar
Father Timothy Joseph-Peter Van Zee, IVE
Saint Leo the Great Parish, San Jose (June 6, 2016)

Father John Doanh Phong Nguyen (March 15, 2016)

Diaconal Assignments
Deacon Charles M. Corbalis
Saint Nicholas Parish and Saint William Parish, Los Altos

Deacon Raymond G. Gans
Diocesan Hospital Ministry
Liturgical Ministry at Holy Family Parish, San Jose

Deacon Jaime Garcia
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, San Jose

Deacon Sylvanus Sunny Offorjebe
Coordinator of the African Catholic Community
Liturgical Ministry at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, San Jose

Deacon Gregorio Ortiz
Cathedral Basilica Parish of Saint Joseph, San Jose

Ethnic Vicars
Father Ritche Bueza – Vicar for Filipino Ministry (January 1, 2017)

Father Hao Dinh – Vicar for Vietnamese Ministry (reappointed)

Father Walter Suarez – Vicar for Hispanic Ministry

Other Ministry
Father Anthony Mancuso
Assistant Director of Character Education in the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University (August 1, 2016)

Medical Leave of Absence

Father Andres Parra