Following is the appointment letter of Bishop DiMarzio to Fr. Nixon Herrera. “The Most Reverend Luis A. Maldonado Monsalve, bishop of the Diocese of Mocoa-Sibundoy in Colombia has granted you permission to pursue ministry in the Diocese of Brooklyn. You are hereby assigned as Parochial Vicar, to offer your services to the Reverend John Mendonca, Pastor of the Parish of Our Lady of the Angelus, in Rego Park. In order that you may be able to exercise your priestly ministry for the spiritual welfare of the faithful, I am granting you the faculties of the Diocese of Brooklyn. This new assignment becomes effective on May 6, 2019.

I am also happy to grant you general delegation, in order that you may be able to officiate marriages within the confines of the parish of Our Lady of the Angelus. The renewal of these faculties is contingent upon the permission of your Bishop, and is not to exceed a total of five years.”

With an assurance of my continued remembrance of you and your ministry in my prayers and at the celebration
of the Eucharist, I am

Sincerely in Christ,
Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D.,D.D.

The above letter is the general format the Bishop follows in the appointment of Parochial Vicar (Associate) In the case of Fr. Nixon, Bishop mentions, he wants to personally meet with him.