June 12, 2020

Official Appointments

Effective July 1, 2020

Rev. Msgr. Paul D. Koetter, VF, pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis and dean of the Indianapolis East Deanery, granted early retirement from active ministry for health reasons.

Rev. Nicholas A. Ajpacaja Tzoc, parochial vicar of Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis appointed administrator pro tem of Holy Spirit Parish.

Very Rev. Robert J. Robeson, VF, pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Beech Grove, administrator of Good Shepherd Parish in Indianapolis and dean of the Indianapolis South Deanery, appointed interim president of Roncalli High School in Indianapolis while remaining pastor of Holy Name Parish, administrator of Good Shepherd Parish and dean of the Indianapolis South Deanery.

Rev. Binu Matthew, a priest of the Archdiocese of Imphal, India, currently in residence in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, appointed parochial vicar of Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Beech Grove.

Rev. Jeffrey Moore, a priest of the Anglican Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, appointed by the Most Reverend Steven J. Lopes to the Anglican Ordinariate Community in Indianapolis, appointed sacramental minister of Good Shepherd Parish in Indianapolis.

Rev. Jeffrey L. Dufresne, administrator of St. Philip Neri Parish in Indianapolis, appointed pastor of the parish.

Very Rev. Anthony P. Hollowell, VF, administrator of St. Paul Parish in Tell City, St. Mark Parish in Perry County, and dean of the Tell City Deanery, appointed pastor of the parishes while remaining dean of the Tell City Deanery.

Rev. Kyle G. Rodden, administrator of St. Joseph Parish in Corydon, appointed pastor of the parish.

Rev. Matthew H. Tucci, administrator of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Augustine parishes, both in Jeffersonville, appointed pastor of the parishes.

Rev. Timothy M. Wyciskalla, administrator of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis and part-time Defender of the Bond, Metropolitan Tribunal, appointed pastor of the parish while continuing as part-time Defender of the Bond, Metropolitan Tribunal.

Rev. Steven Schaftlein, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Franklin, appointed to a second six-year term.

Rev. Paul M. Shikany, pastor of St. Christopher Parish in Indianapolis, appointed to a second six-year term.
 

Effective August 5, 2020

Very Rev. Michael E. O’Mara, pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Indianapolis and dean of the Indianapolis West Deanery, appointed pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis.

Rev. Nicholas A. Ajpacaja Tzoc, administrator pro tem of Holy Spirit Parish in Indianapolis, appointed administrator of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Indianapolis


(These appointments are from the office of the Most Rev. Charles C. Thompson, Archbishop of Indianapolis.)

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