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05 May 2023

Clergy Appointments

Most Reverend Stephen D. Parkes, Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah, has announced the following clergy changes effective July 1, 2023.

Retirements

Reverend Gerald Ragan from Pastor of St. Michael Church, Tybee Island, granted retirement status.

Reverend Joseph Smith, from Chaplain at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital, Savannah, granted retirement status.

Returning

Reverend Daniel Melaba, from Parochial Administrator, St. Joseph Church, Waycross, returning to home Diocese of Gboko, Nigeria, where he will be reassigned by his bishop.

Pastors

Reverend Brett Brannen, from Pontifical College Josephinum to Pastor of St. Michael Church, Tybee Island.

Parochial Administrators

Reverend Joey Buencamino, from Parochial Vicar of St. James the Less Church, Savannah, to Parochial Administrator of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Ray City.

Reverend Vernon Knight, from Parochial Vicar of St. Mary on the Hill Church, Augusta, to Parochial Administrator of St. Joseph Church, Waycross.

Parochial Vicars

Reverend Theodore Agba, from Parochial Vicar of St. Teresa of Avila, Grovetown, to Parochial Vicar of Blessed Sacrament Church, Savannah.

Reverend Nathanael Swann, from Parochial Vicar of Blessed Sacrament Church, Savannah, to Parochial Vicar of St. Mary on the Hill Church, Augusta.

Reverend Gabriel Gberikon, a priest of the Diocese of Gboko, Nigeria to Parochial Vicar of St. Teresa of Avila Church, Grovetown.

Reverend Anthony Madanu, MF, a priest of the Province of Saint Peter of the Missionaries of Faith, to Parochial Vicar, St. Anne Church, Columbus.

Newly Ordained

Reverend Mr. Lewis King, following Ordination to the Priesthood, Parochial Vicar of St. James the Less Church, Savannah.

In Residence

Reverend Juan Carlos Castillo, from Parochial Administrator, St. Anthony of Padua Church, Ray City, to In Residence, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Port Wentworth and Corpus Christ Church, Pooler.

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