Pastoral Appointments


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

Effective August 1

Father Thien-An Tran, O.P., Pastor, Our Lady of Lavang, Houston
Father Dominic Huy Trinh, O.P., Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Lavang, Houston
Father Khanh Duy Pham, O.P., Parochial Vicar, Our Lady of Lavang, Houston

Effective September 10

Father Tien Minh Dinh, O.P., Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Houston

Effective June 19

Father Elias Lopez, Administrator, Christ Our Light Catholic Church in Navasota and Administrator, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Anderson

Effective June 26

Father Rodolfo Cal-Ortiz, Chaplain, Catholic Chaplain Corps

Effective July 1

Father Desmond Daniels, Bay Area Hospital Chaplain
Father Arulsamy Gnanavoli, SVD, Parochial Vicar, St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, Houston
Father Simon Kipiti, Parochial Vicar, St. Mary Faustina Kowalska Catholic Church, Fulshear
Monsignor Frank H. Rossi, Granted retirement with permission to minister in the Diocese of Beaumont. He will be the Pastor of Our Lady of the Pines Parish in Woodville, Texas

Effective July 3

Father Michael Carmody, Correctional Ministries

Effective August 1

Father Clark Sample, Parochial Vicar, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Houston

Effective July 1

Father Jude Ekenedilichukwu Ezuma, Administrator, Holy Family Parish, Galveston
Father Jeff Bame, Priest Secretary to the Office of the Cardinal
Father Stephen Payne, Parochial Vicar, Holy Family Parish in Galveston
Father Michael Applegate, Parochial Vicar, St. Michael Catholic Church, Houston
Father Michael McFall, Parochial Vicar, St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Houston
Father Jonathan Moré, Parochial Vicar, St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Houston, and will continue studies in Rome in the fall
Father Truong Son Nguyen, Parochial Vicar, St. Laurence Church Catholic Church, Sugar Land

Effective June 1

Father Michael Pham, C.R.M., Parochial Vicar, St. Martha Church, Kingwood

Effective April 19

Rev. Thomas J. Huhn, M.S., In Residence: La Salette Community Residence, Friendswood

Effective February 27

Rev. Juan Francisco Aguiar Arce, c.s., Parochial Vicar at St. Leo the Great Church, Houston

Effective February 13

Father Joseph Methanath, OSH, Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Houston

Effective February 2

Rev. Joseph Methanath, O.S.H., Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas More Church