The Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, appointed Reverend Monsignor Thomas Harold to pastor of the Church of St. Anne in Garden City.
This appointment becomes effective June 22.
In 2007, Pope Benedict XVI conferred the papal honor of monsignor upon Father Harold. Since 2000, Msgr. Harold has served Holy Family parish in Valley Stream as pastor. Ordained to the diocesan priesthood in 1991, Msgr. Harold was first assigned to Holy Family parish in Hicksville.
In 1996, he was appointed director of the diocesan office of vocations. From 1976-1987, Msgr. Harold was a Marianist Religious Brother and taught English at Chaminade High School.