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.

2024

  • Rev. Kenneth Kelachukwu Onyearbor, SMMM is appointed parochial vicar of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Winter Park, FL on February 1, 2024
  • Rev. Jorge Leonel Meirena Sanchez is appointed parochial vicar of All Souls Catholic Church, Sanford, effective February 10, 2024
  • Rev. Luis Salazar is appointed pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lakeland, effective April 1, 2024
  • Rev. Juan Osorno is appointed parochial vicar of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Clermont, effective April 13, 2024
  • Rev. Augusto Cadavid is appointed parochial administrator of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Lakeland, effective April 13, 2024
  • Rev. Joseph Shaute is appointed parochial administrator of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rockledge, effective April 13, 2024
  • Rev. Nesly Leonard, S.D.B. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Andrew Catholic Church, effective April 21, 2024
  • Rev. Barthelemy Garcon, S.M.M. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, effective April 21, 2024
  • Rev. Justin Mensah is appointed parochial vicar of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rockledge, FL, effective June 1, 2024

2023

  • Rev. Van Tien Nguyen, c.s. appointed parochial vicar of Resurrection, Winter Garden, effective November 28, 2023
  • Rev. Zackary Gray appointed parochial vicar of Resurrection, Lakeland, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Emmanuel Akalue appointed pastor of Holy Redeemer, Kissimmee, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Jean Desir appointed pastor of St. Rose of Lima, Poinciana, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Francisco Ojeda appointed parochial administrator of St. John Vianney, Orlando, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Rogelio Landeta is appointed parochial vicar, Sts. Peter & Paul Paul Catholic Church, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Plutarco Opinio is appointed parochial vicar, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Ramon Bolatete is appointed pastor, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Luis Salazar is appointed as parochial administrator, St. Joseph Catholic Church – Lakeland, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Carlos Caban is appointed as pastor, St. Faustina Catholic Church, effective November 14, 2023
  • Rev. Titus Kachinda is appointed parochial vicar of Blessed Trinity, Ocala, effective November 9, 2023
  • Rev. Phil Negley, M.S. is appointed pastor of Blessed Trinity, Orlando, effective November 1, 2023
  • Rev. Archie Faustino appointed parochial vicar of Holy Redeemer, effective October 23, 2023.
  • Rev. Jose Luis Ortegano Viera appointed parochial vicar of St. Ann, Haines City, effective September 30, 2023
  • Rev. Edwin Cardona is appointed parochial administrator of St. Mary Magdalen, Altamonte Springs, effective July 1, 2023
  • Very Rev. John Giel, VG, JCL, is appointed pastor of Divine Mercy, Merritt Island, effective July 1, 2023
  • Rev. George Nursey is appointed pastor of St. Stephen, Winter Springs, effective July 1, 2023
  • Rev. Kenny Aquino is appointed pastor of St. Vincent de Paul, Wildwood, effective July 1, 2023
  • Rev. Ferdinandus Sadiman, S.D.V. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Francis of Assisi, Apopka, effective July 1, 2023
  • Rev. Andrew Kollannor, M.S. is appointed pastor of Good Shepherd, Orlando, effective June 30, 2023
  • Rev. Joseph Everton, M.S. is appointed parochial vicar of Good Shepherd, Orlando, effective June 30, 2023
  • Rev. Augustine Vazhavila is appointed parochial vicar of St. Paul, Leesburg, effective June 23, 2023
  • Fr. Joshua Swallows is installed as the pastor of Most Precious Blood, Oviedo, effective June 10, 2023
  • Fr. Edgar Serrano is appointed as parochial vicar  of the Basilica of St. Paul, Daytona Beach, effective June 10, 2023
  • Fr. Zachary Parker is appointed parochial vicar of Ascension, Melbourne, effective June 10, 2023
  • Fr. Angel Garcia is appointed parochial vicar of Holy Cross, Orlando, effective June 10, 2023
  • Fr. Hector Vazquez has been installed as the pastor of St. Clare, Deltona, effective June 4, 2023
  • Fr. Vilaire Philius has been installed as the pastor of Our Lady of Grace in Palm Bay Effective May 28, 2023
  • Fr. Savari Anbarasu,Savari, Rev.,MC is appointed parochial vicar of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe effective January 28, 2023
  • Fr. Sajimon Chandy,Sajimon,CFIC is appointed parochial vicar of St. Joseph Winter Haven effective January 16, 2023
  • Fr. Sebastian Nzabhayanga is appointed parochial vicar of St. Anthony effective January 16, 2023
  • Fr. Mariano Catura is appointed parochial vicar and hospital chaplain of St. John Vianney, Orlando, effective January 14, 2023
  • Fr. Pydayya Yajjala is appointed parochial vicar of St Joseph, Winter Haven, effective January 9, 2023
  • Fr. Shiju Chittattukara, S.D.V. is appointed parochial vicar of St. Patrick, Mount Dora, effective January 6, 2023
  • Fr. Hermongenes F. Sargado, SDV is appointed parochial administrator of St. Patrick, effective January 1, 2023