Mission Statement

We, the community of God's people,
in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston,
united by the Holy Spirit with lives rooted in the Gospel,
proclaim with joy the resurrection of Christ and, as followers of the Risen Lord,
under the patronage of Mary, the Mother of God,
dedicate our lives in Christian service to all,
especially those in most need.

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Most Rev. Brendan M. O'Brien
announces the following retirements and clergy appointments


Rev. Leo Byrne
retires as Pastor of the parish of
St. Paul the Apostle, Kingston

Rev. Augustine Mendonça
retires as Pastor of the parish of
St. Mary, Carleton Place



Rev. Sebastian Amato
Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle, Kingston.

Rev. Robert Masters
Pastor, St. Barnaby, Brewers Mills
in addition to his responsibilities as
Pastor, St-François d’Assise, Kingston.  
Thank you to Friar James Fukes for his administration of the parish of St. Barnaby, Brewers Mills, for the past two years.

Rev. Donald Oberwarth
Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi, Frankford,
and the missions of
St. James Minor, Stirling
and Sacred Heart of Jesus, Batawa

Rev. Dale Wright
Pastor, St. John the Evangelist, Gananoque, and the mission of St. Philomena, Howe Island.


Rev. Cosmas Ajawara
Administrator, St. Mary, Carleton Place.

Rev. Charles Enyinnia
Administrator, St. Mary, Chesterville,
and the mission of St. Daniel, South Mountain.

Rev. Paul Finn
Administrator of the parishes of
Holy Name of Mary, Marysville,
St. Charles Borromeo, Read,
and the mission of St. Vincent de Paul, Deseronto.

Rev. Cyprian Ihedoro, smmm,
Administrator, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Bedford,
and the mission of St. James Major, Sharbot Lake.



Rev. Francis Zambon
Associate Pastor, St. Peter-in-Chains, Trenton.

Rev. James Quirk
Associate Pastor, St. Joseph, Kingston. 
Fr. Quirk will continue in his position
as Director of the Marriage Tribunal
of the Archdiocese of Kingston.

Rev. Francesco Msofu
Associate Pastor, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kingston.



Tom MacDonald
recently received from Rome, at his request, a dispensation from the obligations of sacred priesthood.