Clergy Appointments ~ Spring 2021

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Most Reverend Gregory Parkes, Bishop of St. Petersburg, announces the following clergy changes, effective July 1, 2021 unless otherwise indicated:

RETIREMENT STATUS

Monsignor Ronald B. Aubin, J.C.L., from Pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Land O’ Lakes, granted retirement status.
Reverend C. Timothy Corcoran, III, from Pastor of St. Mary Parish, Tampa and Vicar Forane of the North Central Deanery, granted retirement status.
Reverend Gregg Tottle, from Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Clearwater, granted retirement status.

APPOINTMENTS

Pastors

Reverend Thomas Anastasia, from Pastor of St. Matthew Parish, Largo and Vicar Forane of the Southwest Deanery to Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Clearwater.
Reverend Kyle Bell, from Parochial Vicar of St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish, Tarpon Springs to Director of the Catholic Student Center at U.S.F., Tampa.
Monsignor Michael Carruthers, from Parochial Administrator of Resurrection Parish, Riverview to Pastor of St. Lawrence Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Daniel Kayajan, from Pastor of St. Lawrence Parish, Tampa to Pastor of Resurrection Parish, Riverview.

Parochial Administrators

Reverend Jonathan Emery, from Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Dunedin to Parochial Administrator of St. Matthew Parish, Largo.
Reverend Justin Paskert, from Director of the Catholic Student Center at U.S.F., Tampa to Parochial Administrator of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Land O’ Lakes.
Reverend Kyle Smith, from Parochial Vicar of St. Lawrence Parish, Tampa to Parochial Administrator of St. Mary Parish, Tampa.

Parochial Vicars

Newly ordained Reverend Israel “Izzie” Hernandez, to Parochial Vicar of St. Stephen Parish, Riverview, effective May 15, 2021.
Reverend Joshua Bertrand, from Graduate Studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome to Parochial Vicar of St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish, Tarpon Springs, effective August 1, 2021.
Reverend Dayan Machado, from the Pastoral Center with residence at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Land O’ Lakes to Parochial Vicar of St. Mary Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Robert Romaine, from Parochial Vicar of St. Paul Parish, Tampa to Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, St. Petersburg.
Reverend Higinio Rosolen, I.V.E., from Faculty of St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Boynton Beach to Parochial Vicar of St. Lawrence Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Jonathan Stephanz, from Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, St. Petersburg to Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Dunedin.
Reverend Timothy Williford, from Parochial Vicar of St. Stephen Parish, Riverview to Parochial Vicar of St. Paul Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Andrew Burns [Paterson, NJ], to Parochial Vicar of Christ the King Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Francisco Hernandez [Caguas, PR], from Parochial Vicar of Incarnation Parish, Tampa to Parochial Vicar of Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Jonathan Loverita, J.C.L. [Catarman, Philippines], from Parochial Vicar of Most Holy Redeemer Parish, Tampa to Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi Parish, Temple Terrace.
Reverend Michael Owen [Chicago, IL], from Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi Parish, Temple Terrace to Parochial Vicar of Incarnation Parish, Tampa.
Reverend Brian Whelan [Ferns, Ireland], to Parochial Vicar of St. Stephen Parish, Riverview, effective August 1, 2021.

RELIEVING

Reverend Alexander T. Padilla, II, from Parochial Vicar of Christ the King Parish, Tampa to the Pastoral Center, St. Petersburg. Father Padilla has been assigned to the faculty of St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Boynton Beach.

INCARDINATIONS

The following priests will be incardinated into the Diocese of St. Petersburg, effective July 1, 2021: Monsignor Michael Carruthers, from the Archdiocese of Miami.

Reverend Daniel Kayajan, from the Congregation of the Holy Cross, United States Province.
Reverend Vijaya B. Polamarasetty, from the Discalced Carmelite Order, St. Francis Xavier Province, India.
Reverend Pedro Zapata, from the Diocese of Orlando.