Most Reverend John Noonan, having carefully assessed the needs of the People of God in the Diocese of Orlando and after careful consultation with the Christian Faithful and the Priest Personnel Board, makes the following pastoral appointments in accord with the 1983 Code of Canon Law.

 

 

2020

  • Reverend John Bosco Maison is appointed vicar forane of the Eastern Deanery, effective August 1. He continues to serve as pastor of Epiphany Catholic Church, Port Orange.
  • Reverend Bart Garcon, S.M.M. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Orlando, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Raul Valdez is appointed parochial administrator of St. Jude Catholic Church, Ocala, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Titus Kachinda is appointed parochial vicar of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Port Orange, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Berenard Kiratu is appointed parochial vicar of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Ormond Beach, effective August 1.
  • Rev. Vilaire Philius is appointed parochial administrator of Our Lady of Grace, Palm Bay, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Mariano Catura is appointed parochial vicar of St. Joseph, Lakeland, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Emmanuel Akalue is appointed pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Poinciana, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Christopher Hoffmann is appointed pastor of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Deltona, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Matthew Mello is appointed pastor of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Port Orange, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Kenny Aquino is appointed pastor of Divine Mercy Parish, Merritt Island, effective August 1.
  • Reverend Adam Marchese is appointed parochial vicar of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, effective July 25.
  • Reverend Thomas Pringle is appointed parochial vicar for Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, effective July 25.
  • Reverend Michael Trac Pham, CRM as parochial vicar of St. Philip Phan Van Minh, Orlando, effective June 25.
  • Reverend Dominic Buckley is appointed to serve on the teaching staff of St. Vincent de Paul Seminary, Boynton Beach, effective July 1.
  • Reverend James Tharakan, CMI is appointed parochial vicar of Holy Family Catholic Church, Orlando, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Anthony Welle is appointed parochial administrator of St. Luke Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay, effective June 15.
  • Reverend Mark Wajda is appointed parochial administrator of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Clermont, effective July 20.
  • Reverend Robert Webster is appointed rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, effective July 6.
  • Very Reverend Tim LaBo is appointed canonical administrator of Resurrection Parish, Lakeland, effective, July 15.  He will continue to serve as pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Lakeland.
  • Reverend Thomas Walden is appointed parochial vicar of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Celebration, effective July 1.

2019

  • Father Khanh Quoc Dau is appointed parochial vicar of St. Anthony Parish, Lakeland and will be ministering to the Vietnamese of Polk County through St. Joseph, Winter Haven, effective November 1.
  • Father Josh Swallows is appointed parochial administrator of Most Precious Blood Parish, Oviedo, effective December 1. He will continue to serve as Diocesan Director of Vocations and liaison with the University of Central Florida Catholic Campus Ministry
  • Father David Scotchie is appointed pastor of Nativity Parish, Longwood, effective December 1
  • Father Joseph Bui is appointed parochial vicar of Church of Our Savior, effective November 8. He will also serve the Vietnamese community in Brevard County
  • Father Douglas Bailey, SDS, is appointed parochial administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Melbourne, effective September 1
  • Father Rafal Kandora, OSPPE is appointed pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist, Summerfield, effective September 1
  • Father Gabriel Kamienski, SDS, is appointed parochial vicar of St. Ann Parish, Debary effective September 1
  • Father Martin Nguyen is appointed parochial administrator of St. Paul Parish, Leesburg, effective August 1
  • Father Mark Wajda is appointed parochial administrator of Resurrection Parish, Lakeland, effective August 1
  • Reverend Anthony Aarons will become the Diocesan Director of Spiritual Development of San Pedro Spiritual Development Center effective July 1. He is currently the Chaplain of Bishop Moore High School and Catholic Charities of Central Florida in Orlando.
  • Reverend Carlos Bedoya is appointed Spiritual Advisor of Movimiento Juan XXIII in the Diocese of Orlando effective July 1. Reverend Bedoya is pastor of St. Mary of the Lakes Parish in Eustis. Reverend Carlos Bedoya is also appointed Diocesan Liaison of Comunidad Siervos de Cristo Vivo effective immediately.
  • Reverend Ralph Duwell will become administrator pro tem of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando effective July 15. Reverend Duwell will continue his pastorship of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and the school campuses of Bishop Moore Catholic High School, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School, and Morning Star Catholic School.
  • Reverend Alvaro Jimenez will become Chaplain of Halifax Hospital and Parochial Vicar of the Basilica of St. Paul effective July 1. He is currently Parochial Vicar of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Lakeland.
  • Reverend ‘Andrew’ Chien Nguyen is appointed Chaplain of Florida Hospital and Parochial Vicar of St. James Cathedral, Orlando effective July 1 and will continue as chaplain for the Vietnamese community in Volusia County.
  • Reverend Cyril Offiong, S.D.V. is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka effective July 1.
  • Very Reverend Ivan Olmo is appointed Chaplain of Melbourne Central Catholic High School effective July 1. He will continue as Pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Rockledge and Vicar Forane of the Southern Deanery.
  • Reverend Mathew Vettath, S.D.V. will become Parochial Administrator of St. Francis Catholic Church, Apopka effective July 1. He is currently an extern serving St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Apopka as Parochial Vicar.
  • Very Reverend Edward Waters is appointed Administrator Pro-Tem of St. Faustina Catholic Church, Clermont effective immediately. He will continue to serve as pastor of St. Timothy Catholic Church, The Villages and Administrator Pro-Tem of St. Mary of the Lakes, Eustis.
  • Reverend Carlos Cabán, S.D.B. is appointed Parochial Administrator of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Orlando effective June 1.
  • Reverend Edwin Cardona is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Orlando effective June 1.
  • Reverend Alvaro Jimenez is appointed Chaplain of Halifax Hospital and Parochial Vicar of the Basilica of St. Paul, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Rogelio Landeta is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lakeland, effective June 1, with duties at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lakeland for the Hispanic community.
  • Reverend Glenn Lopez is appointed Parochial Vicar of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, Oviedo effective June 1.
  • Reverend Derek Saldanha is appointed Parochial Vicar of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Orlando, effective June 14.
  • Reverend Thomas Walden is appointed Parochial Vicar of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe effective June 1.