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Clergy Appointments

Over the weekend Bishop Michael announced the following appointments for clergy.

These will be effective on the weekend of 28th / 29th January 2023

PriestNew ParishNew Appointment
Fr Joselito QuinonesMid-CanterburyParish Priest
Fr Tien CaoMackenzieParish Priest
Fr Do NguyenNorthAssistant Priest
Fr Nixon TholattTimaruAssistant Priest
Fr Vincent BarbozaCathedralAssistant Priest

Other Changes

Fr Denis NolanRetiring from active ministry.
Fr Peter Costello“Priest in Residence” at Holy Cross Seminary in Auckland.
Fr Thanh TranUndertaking training before taking up an appointment at Holy Cross Seminary as a formator.
Fr Huynh TranChaplain to the Vietnamese Community