DIOCESE OF SAVANNAH
May 6, 2016
Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, has announced the following appointments: These appointments will be effective June 22, 2016 unless otherwise indicated.
Pastors and Parochial administrators
Reverend Allan J. McDonald: appointed Pastor of St. Anne Church, Richmond Hill
Reverend Michael J. Kavanaugh: appointed Pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Church, Savannah
Reverend David A. Koetter: appointed Pastor of Holy Spirit Church, Macon
Reverend Scott Winchel: appointed Pastor of St. Joseph Church, Macon
Reverend Dawid Kwiatkowski: appointed Pastor of St. Augustine Church, Thomasville and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Mission, Cairo
Reverend Paulinus Chikelue Okpala: appointed ParochialAdministrator of St. Theresa Church, Cordele
Reverend Monsignor P. James Costigan: appointed Senior Parochial Vicar of St. Peter the Apostle Church, Savannah
Reverend Jacob Almeter: appointed Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Conception Church, Dublin, and St. WilliamMission, Sandersville
Reverend Paul Ladda: appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Stephen First Martyr Church, Hinesville, with residence at St. Jude Mission, Glennville.
Reverend Peter Hung Nguyen: appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Teresa of Avila Church, Grovetown, effective June 1, 2016
Reverend Mr. Thomas Brian O’Shaughnessy: Following his priestly ordination on June 4, 2016, appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Anne Church, Columbus, effectiveJune 22, 2016
Reverend Mr. John Wright: Following his priestly ordination on June 4, 2016, appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Church, Augusta, effective June 22, 2016
Reverend Joseph A. Smith: Will serve as Chaplain at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital, effective August 1, 2016.