The Diocese of Allentown announced new or additional assignmens for priests, including several from the TIMES NEWS coverage area, effective Tuesday, June 12.

Rev. John Frink, from administrator Pro Tempore, St. Jerome Church, Tamaqua, to administrator of the church.

Rev. Edward J. Essig, from pastor of Holy Cross Church, New Philadelphia, to pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Whitehall.

Rev. Ronald J. Minner, from pastor of All Saints Church, McAdoo, to pastor, Holy Cross Church, New Philadelphia.

Rev. Msgr. William T. Baker, from pastor of St. Paul Church, Reading, to pastor of All Saints Church, McAdoo.

Rev. Francis P. Schoenauer, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Nesquehoning, also to Sacramental Ministry, Marian High School, Tamaqua.

Rev. Paul L. Rothermel, from administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Church, Tremont, to pastor of the church.

Rev. David J. Loeper, pastor of St. John the Baptist Church, Pottsville, also to chaplain of Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary High School, Pottsville.

Rev. Andrew N. Gehringer, from administrator, St. Paul Church, Allentown, to pastor of the church.

Rev. Richard W. James, newly ordained to Parochial Vicar, St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Sinking Spring.

Rev. Joseph J. Kweder, from leave of absence to Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph the Worker Church, Orefield.

Rev. Michael E. Mullins, from Parochial Vicar, St. Elizabeth Church, Whitehall, to Parochial Vicar, St. Paul Church, Reading, and at St. Joseph Church, Reading.

Rev. Msgr. Anthony D. Muntone, from pastor St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Whitehall, to Pastor Emeritus, of the church.

Rev. Quyet A. Pham, Parochial Vicar, St. Paul Church, Reading, also to Parochial Vicar, St. Joseph Church, Reading.

Rev. George R. Winne, pastor, St. Joseph Church, Reading, also to pastor, St. Paul Church, Reading.

Rev. Scott R. Ardinger, from administrator Pro Tempore, Incarnation of Our Lord Church, Bethlehem, to administrator of the church.