Priests in the Diocese of Gallup

Contact

Vicar for Priests
Director:
  • Rev. Joachim Blonski

  • [email protected]

Priestly Life Committee
  • Rev. Robert Badger
    Rev. Nathanael Block
    Rev. Josh Mayer
    Rev. David Tate

Priests’ Personnel Board
  • Rev. James Walker (Chairman)
    Rev. Alberto Avella
    Rev. Frank Chacon
    Rev. Daniel Daley

Priests’ Retirement Committee
  • Rev. Timothy Farrell (Chairman)
    Rev. Alberto Avella
    Rev. Joachim Blonski
    Rev. Thomas Maikowski

Priests’ Salary Board
  • Rev. Jeffrey King (Chairman)
    Rev. John Sauter

List of Priests:

Rev. Francis Akano
St. Anthony Parish
Zuni, NM
505-782-2888

Rev. Anselm Amadi
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Gallup, NM
505-722-6644

Rev. Alberto Avella
St. Teresa Parish
Grants NM
505-285-6645

Rev. Robert Badger
St. Joseph Parish
Aztec, NM
505-334-6535

Rev. Nathanael Block
Our Lady of the Snows Parish
Snowflake, AZ
928-536-4559

Rev. Joachim Blonski
St. John the Baptist Parish
St. Johns, AZ
928-337-4390

Rev. Eugene Bowski
Deceased

Removed from ministry following retirement in 2014

Rev. Mitchell Brown
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Gallup, NM
505-722-6644

Rev. Frank Chacon
St. Mary Parish
Farmington, NM
505-325-0287

Rev. John Cormack
St. Catherine Parish
Whiteriver, AZ
928-338-4432

Rev. Daniel Daley
St. Mary of the Angels Parish
Pinetop, AZ
928-367-2080

Rev. Bill Day
Pinetop, AZ
Retired

Rev. Edwin Diesen
Temporary ministry in the Archdiocese of Miami

Rev. Anthony Osondu Dike
Santo Niño Parish
Aragon, NM
575-533-6179

Rev. Arley Downie
Retired

Rev. Divine Ekebe
Santo Niño Parish
Aragon, NM
(send mail to quemado)
575-533-6179

Rev. Timothy Farrell
Sacred Heart Parish
Farmington, NM
505-325-0287

Rev. Kevin Finnegan
St. John Vianney Parish
Gallup, NM
505-722-3361

Rev. Leo Gomez
Retired

Rev. Joseph Gonsalves, OFM
Assigned to Jemez Pueblo
(September 2019)

Rev. Blain Grein, OFM
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish
Ft. Defiance, AZ
928-729-5068

Rev. Jose Gutay, OFM
St. Michaels Parish
St. Michaels, AZ
928-871-4171

Rev. Robert Hyman
St. Anthony Parish
McNary, AZ
928-334-2394

Rev. Faustinus Ibebuike
St. Teresa Parish
Grants, NM
505-285-6645

Rev. Dale Jamison, OFM
St. Mary Parish
Tohatchi, NM
505-733-2243

Rev. John Jung, CM
St. Jude Parish
Tuba City, AZ
928-283-5391

Rev. Daniel Kassis
St. Rita Parish
Show Low, AZ
928-537-2543

Rev. Matthew Keller
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Gallup, NM
505-722-6644

Rev. Jeffrey King
St. Mary Parish
Farmington, NM
505-325-0287

Rev. Christopher Kerstiens, OFM
St. Joseph Parish and Missions
Laguna, NM
505-552-9330

Rev. Joseph Mary Kodiganti
Assigned to the Diocese of Superior

Rev. Charles Lueras, CRIC
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
Overgaard, AZ
928-535-5329

Msgr. Joseph Arthur MacDonald
Retired

Rev. Raymond Mahlmann
Gallup, NM
505-863-4406

Rev. Thomas Maikowksi
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
Page, AZ
928-645-2301

Rev. Gil Mangampo
St. Paul
Crownpoint, NM
505-786-7110

Rev. Robert Mathieu
Deceased

Rev. Joshua Mayer
St. Mary Parish

Bloomfield, NM
505-632-2014

Rev. Patrick McGuire, SMA
St. Anthony Parish
Zuni, NM
505-782-2014

Fr. Jerry Mesley
Gallup, NM
Retired

Rev. Pio O’Connor, OFM
Hospital and Nursing Home Chaplain
St. Francis Parish
Gallup, NM
505-863-3033

Rev. Lawrence O’Keefe
Retired

Rev. Hugh O’Neil
Retired
Little Sisters of the Poor
505-863-6894

Rev. Isaac Ogba
Superintendent of Schools
Diocese of Gallup
505-863-4406

Rev. Cyprian Okere
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Holbrook, AZ
928-524-3261

Rev. Abel Olivas, OFM
St. Francis Parish

Gallup, NM
505-863-3033

Rev. Cornelius Onyigbuo
Immaculate Conception Parish

Cuba NM
575-289-3803

Rev. Augustine Opara
St. Rita Parish
Show Low, AZ
928-537-2543

Rev. PJ Pabatao, OFM
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
Chinle, AZ
928-674-5413

Rev. Donald Richardson
Retired
Gallup, NM

Rev. Zachary Romanowsky
Madonna House
Winslow, AZ

928-289-9284

Rev. John Sauter
Cibola Parishes
Grants NM
505-285-6645

Rev. Peter Short
St. Joseph Parish
Madre de Dios Parish
Winslow, AZ
928-289-2350

Fr. Gerald Steinmetz, OFM
St. Joseph Parish and Missions
Laguna, NM
505-552-9330

Fr. Jeffery Steele, OSB
Monastery of Our Lady of the Desert
Blanco, NM

505-419-2938

Rev. Alfred Tachias
Retired
Gallup, NM
Little Sisters of the Poor

Rev. David Tate
Cure of Ars House of Discernment,
Gallup, NM

Rev. Jerry Thompson
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
Overgaard, AZ
928-535-5329

Rev. Pat Universal
Retired

Rev. Edgardo Diaz Vazquez, OFM
St. Michaels Parish
St. Michaels, AZ
928-871-4171

Rev. Michael Vigil
Not in active ministry

Rev. James Walker
Retired

Rev. Thomas Walsh
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Gallup, NM
505-722-6644

Rev. Patrick Wedeking
Christ the King Parish
Shiprock, NM
505-368-4532

Rev. Larry Weidner
St. Rita Parish
Show Low, AZ
928-537-2543

Rev. Raja Yeruva
Departed Feb. 2020 for ministry in Los Angeles

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Religious Communities in the Diocese of Gallup

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Contact:
  • 503 W. Highway 66
    Gallup, NM 87301
    PO Box 1338
  • (505)-863-4406
  • [email protected]
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