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.

Bishop John Noonan has appointed the following priests: 

  • Reverend Steven Pavignano, O.F.M. as administrator pro-tem of Sts. Joseph and Maximilian Kolbe Parish Community, effective October 1, 2018.
  • Reverend P. José Javier Vanegas Cortez as parochial vicar of Resurrection Catholic Parish in Lakeland, effective September 22, 2018.
  • Reverend Percival (Val) DeVera as pastor of Church of Our Savior, Cocoa Beach, effective September 22.
  • Reverend Luis Salazar as parochial administrator of St. Anthony, Lakeland, effective September 22.
  • Reverend Mariusz Dymek, OSPPE pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Summerfield, effective September 1.
  • Reverend Edwin Cardona as parochial vicar of Basilica of St. Paul, Daytona Beach, effective September 7, 2018.
  • Reverend Jimson Varghese, SDV as pastor of St. Joseph Parish, Winter Haven and Reverend Rony Parakkal, S.D.V. as its parochial vicar, effective July 1.
  • Reverend Raul Caga is appointed Parochial Vicar of Holy Family Parish, Orlando, effective June 18.
  • Reverend Mariano Catura is appointed Administrator Pro-Tem of St. Rose of Lima Parish, Poinciana, effective July 1.
  • Reverend Thomas Connery is appointed pastor of St. Theresa Parish, Belleview, effective July 1.
  • Reverend Alvin Erni is appointed Parochial Vicar of Annunciation Parish, Altamonte Springs, effective June 18.
  • Reverend Archie Faustino is appointed Parochial Vicar of Holy Redeemer Parish, Kissimmee, effective July 1.
  • Reverend Gilbert Medina is appointed pastor of St. Peter Parish, DeLand, effective July 1.
  • Reverend David Vivero is appointed pastor of All Souls Parish, effective July 1.
  • Bishop John Noonan accepts the retirement of Reverend Cromwell Cabrisos, effective July 1.
  • In addition to their parish duties, Bishop John Noonan appoints the following priests to serve as assistant directors of vocations in their assigned regions:
    • Reverend Scott Circe
    • Reverend Tim Daly
    • Reverend Ben Lehnertz
    • Reverend Ivan Olmo
    • Reverend Luis Salazar
    • Reverend Raul Valdez
    • Reverend Mark Wajda
  • In addition to serving as pastor of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Kissimmee, Reverend Jorge Torres is also appointed as Director of Seminarians, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Josh Swallows is appointed Director of Vocations, effective June 1. He is also appointed as Chaplain of Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Central Florida, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Scott Circe is appointed chairman of Melbourne Central Catholic High School Board beginning in the 2018-19 school year.
  • Upon Ordination to the Priesthood on May 26, Reverend Mr. Matthew Hawkins is appointed parochial vicar of St. James Cathedral, Orlando, effective June 18.
  • Upon Ordination to the Priesthood on May 26, Reverend Mr. Blake Britton is appointed parochial vicar of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rockledge, effective June 18.
  • Bishop John Noonan accepts the retirement of Reverend Fred Ruse, Pastor, Church of Our Savior, Cocoa Beach, effective May 1.
  • Reverend Timothy LaBo is appointed pastor of St. Joseph, Lakeland, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Ramon Bolatete is appointed pastor of St. Faustina, Clermont, effective June 1.
  • Very Reverend Richard Trout is appointed Vicar Forane (Dean) of the South Central Deanery, effective June 1.
  • Reverend Ivan Olmo is appointed Vicar Forane (Dean) of the Southern Deanery, effective immediately.
  • Reverend Shenoy Thomas, M.C. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Margaret Mary, Winter Park, effective March 1.
  • Reverend Jarek Sztybel is appointed parochial administrator of St. John Neumann, Lakeland, effective March 1.
  • Father John (Britto) Antony, C.S.C. as parochial administrator of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, effective February 1, 2018.
  • Reverend P. José Javier Vanegas Cortez, Sch.P. as parochial vicar of St. Ann, Haines City, effective January 10, 2018.
  • Father Aland Jean is appointed parochial vicar of St. Rose of Lima, Poinciana, effective January 5, 2018.
  • Father Maciaj Karpinski, OSPPE is appointed parochial vicar of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Summerfield, effective December 13, 2017.
  • Father Raul Caga is appointed parochial vicar of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rockledge, effective December 1, 2017.
  • Father Bino Francis Poovannikunnel, m.s. is appointed parochial vicar of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Orlando, effective November 17, 2017.
  • Father Juanito Figura is appointed parochial vicar of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Winter Park, effective November 15, 2017.
  • Father Alvaro Jimenez is appointed parochial vicar of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lakeland, effective November 15, 2017.
  • Father Joseph Bui is appointed parochial vicar of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Winter Haven, effective September 16, 2017.
  • Father Benjamin Berinti, CPPS is appointed pastor of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Melbourne Beach, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Father Philip Lam Son Ba, CMC is appointed parochial vicar of St. Philip Phan Van Minh Catholic Church, Orlando, effective July 8, 2017
  • Father Binh Tran is appointed parochial vicar of Ascension Catholic Church, Melbourne, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Anthony Aarons is appointed Chaplain of Bishop Moore Catholic High School and Chaplain of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Luis Aponte-Merced, OFM is appointed parochial vicar of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, Orlando, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Todd Carpenter, OFM is appointed pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, Orlando, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Scott Circe is appointed pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Indialantic, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Charles Deeney, OMI is appointed pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mt. Dora, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Stephen Ehiahuruike, SDV is appointed pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Archie Arthur Filoteo Faustino is appointed parochial vicar of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Winter Haven, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Miguel Gonzalez is appointed rector of St. James Cathedral, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Andrew Jurkiewicz is appointed parochial vicar of St. Ann Catholic Church, DeBary, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Titus Kachinda is appointed parochial vicar of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Ormond Beach, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Stephen Ogonwa is appointed parochial administrator of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Candler, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Paul Thomas Padinjarenedum Parambil, OCD is appointed parochial vicar of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Ocala, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Steven Pavignano, OFM is appointed parochial vicar of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Orlando and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, Orlando, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Matthew Vettath Joseph, SDV is appointed parochial vicar of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Apopka, effective July 1, 2017.
  • Father Thomas Walden is appointed pastor of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Orlando, effective July 1, 2017.