Bishop appoints two new deans


— Father Raymond P. Gormley will be dean of the 14 parishes of Deanery 3 (Gloucester and Salem counties).

Father Gormley is pastor of Incarnation Parish, Mantua. As dean, he takes over for Msgr. Joseph V. DiMauro, who retired July 1 after serving as pastor of Holy Angels Parish, Woodbury, since 2010.

— Msgr. Louis A. Marucci will be dean of the 12 parishes and two missions of Deanery 2 (East Camden County).

Msgr. Marucci has served as pastor of Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish, Gibbsboro, since 2010. As dean, he will take over for Father Thomas J. Barcellona who served as dean while pastor of Christ the Redeemer Parish in Atco. On July 1, Father Barcellona became pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Galloway in Atlantic County.

Both appointments are effective July 19.

A dean is the priest responsible for a number of parishes within a geographic region.