Official Appointments
June 15, 2012

The Rev. Robert N. Sherry — pastor of Church of Holy Apostles Parish, McHenry, Illinois, to retire with the permission of The Most Rev. Bishop, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Geoffrey D. Wirth —pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, Elgin, Illinois, to retire with the permission of The Most Rev. Bishop, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Msgr. William P. Schwartz, P.A. — Diocesan Director of the Permanent Diaconate, to retire with the permission of The Most Rev. Bishop, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Karl P. Ganss — pastor of St. Gall Parish, Elburn, Illinois, to retire with the permission of The Most Rev. Bishop, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Msgr. Stephen J. Knox — pastor of St. Mary Parish, Huntley, Illinois, to be also Dean of the McHenry Deanery, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. David A. Peck — pastor of St. Rita Parish, Rockford, Illinois, to be also Dean of the Rockford Deanery, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Donald M. Ahles — to be pastor of St. Catherine of Genoa Parish, Genoa, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. James R. Keenan — to be pastor of St. Mary Parish, Sterling, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Antoni Kretowicz — to be pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, Elgin, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Christopher J. Kuhn — to be pastor of St. Mary Parish, Elgin, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Max Lasrado — to be pastor of St. Michael Parish, Galena, Illinois, St. Mary Parish, Galena, Illinois, and Holy Trinity Parish, Scales Mound, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Timothy J. Seigel — to be pastor of St. Gall Parish, Elburn, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Paul C. White — to be pastor of Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Joel N. Lopez — to be parochial administrator of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Sublette, Illinois, St. Patrick Parish, Maytown, Illinois, and St. Mary Parish, West Brooklyn, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Rafael Tunarosa — to be parochial administrator of St. Joseph Parish, Harvard, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Joachim Tyrtania — to be parochial administrator of St. Peter Parish, Aurora, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. David C. Finn — to be superintendent of St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Elgin, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Matthew M. DeBlock — to be assistant principal of Boylan Central Catholic High School, Rockford, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Oscar Cortes — to be parochial vicar for Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Aurora, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Helber Daza — to be parochial vicar for Sacred Heart Parish, Aurora, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Alejandro delToro — to be parochial vicar for St. Monica Parish, Carpentersville, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. John P. Earl — to be parochial vicar for St. James Parish, Belvidere, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. John Evans — to be parochial vicar for St. Bridget Parish, Loves Park, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Ruben Herrera — to be parochial vicar for Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. Matthew J. McMorrow — to be parochial vicar for Christ the Teacher University Parish, DeKalb, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. William Tunarosa — to be parochial vicar for St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Crystal Lake, Illinois, and SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Cary, Illinois, effective June 29, 2012.
 

The Rev. David M. Vogel — to be associate director of the Priestly Discernment Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, with the permission of the Diocesan Bishop, effective June 29, 2012.
 

Given at the Chancery, June 11, 2012