Pastoral Appointments

The Most Reverend Nicola De Angelis, c.f.i.c., D.D., Bishop of Peterborough, announces the following clergy appointments effective September 3rd, 2011 unless otherwise noted.


Fr. Martin Dalida
Sacred Heart Parish (Trout Creek) [June 21, 2011]

Fr. Joseph Devereaux
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish (Otonabee)

Fr. Randy Foster
St. Thomas More Parish (Millbrook)

Fr. Emmanuel Okpataku, s.m.m.m.
St. John the Evangelist (Kirkfield)

Fr. David West
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish (Grafton)

Fr. Vicente Valles
St. Peter the Apostle Parish (Parry Sound)

Fr. Sanyatson Seshaiah
Our Lady of Mercy Parish (Port Hope)

Fr. Adolphus Chukwuka
St. Joseph’s Parish (Powassan)


Fr. Ronald Meyer
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Cardiff)

Fr. Anthony Ezeonwueme
St. Therese of Lisieux Parish (Courtice)


Parochial Vicar (Associate Pastor)

Fr. Henry Adoptante
St. Joseph’s Parish (Bracebridge) – during the summer
St. Peter the Apostle Parish (Parry Sound) – during the winter

Fr. Gaudelio Donato
St. Alphonsus Ligouri Parish (Peterborough)

Fr. Stan Witczak
St. Joseph’s Parish (Bowmanville)

Special Appointments

Fr. Craig Cruikshank
Director of Vocations, Evangelization and Youth [immediately]

Fr. Ante Market
In Residence, Our Lady of the Assumption (Otonabee)
Pastoral Services at the Bishop’s Discretion

Fr. Bill Moloney
Spiritual Advisor to the PVNCCD School Board

Fr. Ken Rae
Episcopal Vicar for Religious

Fr. Ray Rick
Assistant to the Marriage Tribunal and Editor of the Catholic Herald

Fr. Ervens Mengelle, IVE
Principal of Sacred Heart (future College) [Sept. 1, 2011]

Fr. Stan Chu Ilo
Hired as a professor by the University of St. Michael’s College (Toronto)

Liturgical Committee

Fr. Paul Massel
Fr. Ray Rick
Fr. Jean-Pierre Pilon
Fr. Jerry Tavares
Fr. Damian Smullen
Sr. Loretta LaPointe, csj

The Liturgical Committee is appointed to assist the Bishop in the implementation of the new translation of the Roman Missal within our Diocese.