OFFICIAL – New Priest Assignments

Friday, June 10, 2022

Effective August 3, 2022



Reverend John E. Normanoutgoing pastor, Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Salt Lake City (LLC Series 250)

Reverend Omar OntiverosMedical leave – one year

Reverend Clarence J. SandovalPast Pastor, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Layton (LLC Series 245)

Reverend William WheatonPast Pastor, Holy Family Catholic Church, Ogden (LLC Series 205)

Newly Appointed Pastors/Trustees:

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic ChurchMagna (LLC Series 209)

Reverend Kelechi Alozie, Trustee

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Salt Lake City (Series LLC 211)

Reverend Noel P. Ancheta, Trustee

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and SchoolSalt Lake City (LLC 250 Series)

Reverend Samuel Dinsdale, pastor

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and SchoolSandy (LLC series 201) and Our Lady of the Snows CenterAlb. (LLC Series 269)

Reverend Rodelio S. Ignacio, Trustee

Holy Family Catholic ChurchOgden (LLC Series 205)

Reverend Joseph M. Minuth, OP, Trustee

Saint Ann Catholic Church and Kearns-Saint Ann SchoolSalt Lake City (Series LLC 215)

Reverend Dominic Sternhagen, Pastor

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic ChurchLayton (LLC 245 Series)

Reverend Gustavo Vidal, pastor

Parochial vicars and special assignments:

Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic ChurchHyde Park and Saint Jerome Newman Center, Logan (Series LLC 247)

Reverend Robin Cruz, Parish Vicar and Chaplain

St. George’s Catholic ChurchSt. George (LLC Series 223)

Reverend Tristan P. Dillon, Parish Vicar

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic ChurchPark City (LLC series 238) and St. Lawrence MissionHeber (LLC 264)

Reverend Anil Kakumanu, Parish Vicar

Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic ChurchOrem (LLC 221 Series)

Reverend Jaya Kumar Penugonda, Parish Vicar

University of Utah Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Reverend Paulraj Rayappa, Chaplain

The Cathedral of the MadeleineSalt Lake City (LLC Series 202)

Reverend Alfredo Valdez, Parish Vicar

Newly appointed Deans (Vicars Forane):


Pastors appointed for a second six-year term:


+ Bishop Oscar A. Solis, DD

Bishop of Salt Lake City

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