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Bishop Patrick J. McGrath has made the following appointments, effective July 1, 2018:

Office of Parochial Vicar

Father Dominic DeLay, O.P., Associate Director, Catholic Community at Stanford and Parochial Vicar, Saint Dominic Parish, Stanford

Father Michel Renard, Chaplain for French-Speaking Catholics and Parochial Vicar, Saint Nicholas and Saint William Parish, Los Altos

Father Khoa Vu, Parochial Vicar, Saint Christopher Parish, San Jose

Father Lieu Vu, Parochial Vicar, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, San Jose

Office of Dean

Father V. Warwick James, Dean of Deanery 2 (Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto) – for a term of three years

Monsignor Wilfredo S. Manrique, Dean of Deanery 4 (Our Lady Star of the Sea, Our Lady of Peace, Saint Elizabeth, Saint John the Baptist and Saint Victor Parishes) – for a term of three years

Father Christopher Bennett, Dean of Deanery 7 (Gilroy, Morgan Hill, part of San Jose – Southwest, Almaden, Willow Glen, Santa Teresa) – an additional term of three years

Diaconal Ministry

Deacon Carl Bugarin, Diaconal Ministry, Saint Victor Parish, San Jose

Deacon Philip McCarty, Diaconal Ministry, Saint Leo the Great Parish, San Jose

Deacon Richard Noack, Diaconal Ministry, Saint Christopher Parish, San Jose


Father Rolando Santoianni, previously a member of the Institute of the Incarnate Word, incardinated into the Presbyterate of the Diocese of San Jose on May 25, 2018.