The new pastors are Father Ralph Berg, C.M.F., Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish, White Plains; Father Raphael-Mary Ezeh, M.S.P., St. Bartholomew's parish, Yonkers; Father Walter Tonelotto, c.s., Our Lady of Pompeii parish, Manhattan; Father Pablo Waldemann, I.V.E., St. Paul's parish, East Harlem; Father Freddy Washington, C.S.Sp., St. Mark the Evangelist parish, Harlem; and Father Timothy Zak, S.D.B., Our Lady of the Rosary parish, Port Chester.
The appointments of Father Berg and Father Tonelotto were both effective June 1; Father Zak on June 15; and Father Ezek and Father Washington
, both on July 1.
Father Freddy Washington, C.S.Sp., returns to Harlem where he was chaplain at Harlem Hospital, 2001-2005.
For the past eight years, he served as pastor of two parishes in Chicago and was formation director for members of his religious community studying at Catholic Theological Union there.
He was pastor of another parish in Dayton, Ohio, 1992-2001.
was ordained for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) in 1992.