Father Michael Ishida was ordained July 7, 2006. He will take up the role of senior parochial vicar for the three parishes in Walla Walla. He has been pastor of the Wilbur and Odessa parishes since August 2007.Prior to that assignment, Father Ishida was parochial vicar of St. Patrick and St. Francis Xavier parishes in Spokane.
Father David Kuttner was ordained June 26, 2009. In addition to his role as parochial vicar for the three parishes in Walla Walla, Father Kuttner will provide chaplaincy service for the Walla Walla Catholic Schools. He has been pastor of the Oroville and Tonasket parishes since August 2010. Prior to that assignment, Father Kuttner was parochial vicar of St. Thomas More Parish, Spokane.