A subdivision of a diocese, consisting of a number of parishes, over which presides a dean appointed by the bishop.
Our Diocese consists of nine deaneries: Northern, West Central, East Central, North Central, Central, South Central, Southeast, Southwest, and Southern.
VICARS FORANE (Deans)
Represent the bishop in each deanery in promoting the spiritual and material welfare of the clergy; promote the proper celebration of the liturgy and the sacraments; promote the temporal welfare of each parish’s property; and convene meetings of the local clergy.
Very Rev. James B. Johnson, VF
St. Scholastica Parish, Lecanto
West Central Deanery
Very Rev. James Ruhlin, VF
St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Hudson
East Central Deanery
Very Rev. Krzysztof Gazdowicz, VF
Sacred Heart Parish, Dade City
North Central Deanery
Very Rev. Michael R. Smith, V.F.
Corpus Christi Parish, Temple Terrace
Very Rev. Leonard Piotrowski, VF
Espiritu Santo Parish, Safety Harbor
South Central Deanery
Very Rev. Leonard Plazewski, VF
Christ the King Parish, Tampa
Very Rev. John F. McEvoy, VF
St. Anne Parish, Ruskin
Very Rev. Emery N. Longanga, PhD, VF
Holy Cross Parish, St. Petersburg
Very Rev. Arthur J. Proulx, VF
Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg
as of July 2021