Pastoral Staff


Pastor: Fr. Alvin Villaruel

Fr. Alvin Villaruel began at Cardinal Newman High School in 1996 as the school chaplain. Within a few years, he was running the campus ministry, teaching religion classes and coaching tennis. He was also a priest at the Cathedral of St. Eugene in Santa Rosa. In 2011, he relocated to Ukiah to be the Pastor of St. Mary of the Angels. St. Francis Solano welcomed Father Alvin as Pastor in January of 2016.

Phone: (707) 996-6759 ext. 101



Deacon: David Gould


Administrative Secretary: Diane Klauber

Phone: (707) 996-6759 ext. 100



Bookkeeper: Michele Cosgrove

Phone: (707) 996-6759 ext. 103


Director of Religious Education: Sarah Wilson 

Phone: (707) 996-6759 ext. 107

Secretary: Liz Tinoco (Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Phone: (707) 996-6759 ext. 105



St. Francis Solano School Principal: Debbie Picard

Phone: (707) 996-4994