Pastoral Appointments

Effective in 2024

Please pray for the Church's priests as they continue their ministries.

Effective July 15
Father Lucio Castillo, OMI - Parochial Vicar, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish - Houston

Effective July 1
Father Michael Earthman - Pastor, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish - Houston

Father David Hust - Administrator, St. Philip the Apostle Parish - Huffman

Father Jonathan Moré - Pastor, St. Jerome Parish - Houston

Father Nicolas Ramirez - Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish - Conroe

Father Stephen “Bart” Reynolds - Pastor, St. Michael the Archangel Parish - Houston

Father Christopher Shackelford - Pastor, St. Cyril of Alexandria Parish - Houston

Father Vincent Tran - Pastor, St. Theresa Parish - Houston

Father Philip Wilhite - Pastor, St. Helen Parish - Pearland

Father Wayne Wilkerson - Pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish - Sealy

Father Jose Alonso - Administrator, St. Frances Cabrini Parish - Houston

Father Kingsley Nwoko - Administrator, St. Albert of Trapani Parish - Houston

Father W. Tucker Redding, SJ - Chaplain and Director, Rice University Catholic Student Center - Houston

Effective February 12
Father Christopher Plant - Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas More - Houston

Father Ricardo Arriola - Administrator, Shrine of the True Cross - Dickinson

Effective January 30
Father Paul Ofoha, MSP - Parochial Vicar, Epiphany of the Lord - Katy

Effective January 29
Father Thomas Smithson, S.S.S. - Hospital Chaplain of the Catholic Chaplain Corps

Father Augustine Asante - Hospital Chaplain of the Catholic Chaplain Corps

Effective January 22
Father Larry Wilson - Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes Church - Hitchcock

Father Thuc Nguyen - Administrator, St. Joseph Church - Baytown

Father Yong Lee - Hospital Chaplain of the Catholic Chaplain Corps

Effective January 1
Father Paul Raj Gnanasekar, S.S.S. - Pastor, Corpus Christi Church - Houston


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