Office of the Vicar General

Vicar General

Fr. Peter Short
503 W. Historic Highway 66
PO Box 1338
Gallup, NM 87301

Fr. Short: 928-289-2350
[email protected]

Vicar for Priests

Fr. Joachim Blonski
PO Box 309
St. Johns, AZ 85936-0309

The main function of the vicar general is broadly described as being of assistance to the diocesan bishop in his executive governance role. (Canon 478)

Diocesan Vicariates (Deaneries)

Apache Deanery

All Saints, Ganado AZ
Our Lady of Fatima, Chinle AZ
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Ft. Defiance AZ
St. John the Evangelist, Houck AZ
St. Isabel, Lukachukai AZ
St. Michael, St. Michaels AZ

White Mountain Deanery

Our Lady of the Assumption, Overgaard AZ
Our Lady of the Snows, Snowflake AZ
Sacred Heart, Quemado NM
Santo Niño, Aragon/Reserve NM
San Rafael, Concho AZ
St. Anthony, McNary AZ
St. Catherine, Cibecue AZ
St. Francis of Assisi, Whiteriver AZ
St. Helena, Alpine AZ
St. John the Baptist, St. Johns AZ
St. Mary of the Angels, Pinetop AZ
St. Peter, Springerville AZ
St. Rita, Show Low AZ
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Datil NM

Navajo Deanery

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Page AZ
Madre de Dios, Winslow AZ
St. Joseph, Winslow AZ
St. Joseph, Keams Canyon AZ
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Holbrook AZ
St. Jude, Tuba City AZ
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Kayenta AZ



Cibola Deanery

Our Lady of Sorrows, Seboyeta NM
San Esteban del Rey, Pueblo of Acoma NM
San Mateo, San Mateo NM
San Rafael, Ran Rafael NM
St. Vivian, Milan NM
St. Joseph, Laguna NM
St. Teresa of Avila, Grants NM
San Lorenzo, Tinaja NM

McKinley Deanery

Sacred Heart Cathedral, Gallup NM
St. Francis of Assisi, Gallup NM
St. John Vianney, Gallup NM
Good Shepherd, Pinehaven NM
Risen Savior, Bluewater NM
St. Anthony, Zuni NM
St. Berard, Navajo NM
St. Patrick, Chichiltah NM
St. Paul, Crownpoint NM
St. Mary, Tohatchi NM

San Juan Deanery

Christ the King, Shiprock NM
Holy Trinity, Flora Vista NM
Immaculate Conception, Cuba NM
Sacred Heart, Farmington NM
St. Mary, Farmington NM
St. Francis of Assisi, Lumberton NM
St. Anthony, Dulce NM
St. Joseph, Aztec NM
St. Mary, Bloomfield NM
St. Rose of Lima, Blanco NM
Sacred Heart, Waterflow NM
San Juan Catholic Center, Kirtland NM

  • 503 W. Highway 66
    Gallup, NM 87301
    PO Box 1338
  • (505)-863-4406
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