Bishop Robert J. Cunningham has appointed Father John Canorro pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Fulton. He will remain pastor of St. Anne, Mother of Mary in Mexico and Christ Our Light in Pulaski. Father Canorro succeeds Father Stephen Wirkes, who served as pastor for twelve years. Father Canorro was ordained in 2001.
Bishop Cunningham has also appointed Father Jerome Amaechi as parochial vicar to St. Anne, Mother of Mary, Christ our Light Parish and Holy Trinity. Father Amaechi leaves St. Rose of Lima Church in North Syracuse, where he has served as parochial vicar since 1997. Father Amaechi is a native of Nigeria and was ordained in 1994.
The appointments were effective Jan. 20.
Editor’s note: The announcement of Father Cannoro’s and Father Amaechi’s new appointments, which appeared in the Jan. 16 issue of the Sun, included an incorrect parish name. The Sun regrets the error.