The Chancellor fulfills the canonical duties of this position by ensuring the documents of the curia are gathered, arranged, and safeguarded in the archives, and by recording the ecclesiastical acts, decrees, and dispensations issued by the Bishop (c. 482). The Chancellor is the chief notary, chief secretary, and chief archivist of the diocesan curia. The duties of the Chancellor may also extend to assisting the Bishop and the Diocese in whatever capacity the Bishop chooses. 

Chancellors – Past and Present

Rev. Msgr. John A. Duskie1929 – 1946
Rev. Emil E. Sinner1948 – 1950
Rev. Msgr. Armand Girard, JCL1950 – 1955
Rev. Richard E. Eilert, STD1955 – 1959
Rev. Gilbert Landoll1959 – 1975
Rev. Msgr. James E. Hake, JCL1976 – 2002
Rev. Msgr. Barry Brinkman, JCL2003 – 2014
Mrs. Pamela Sullivan, JD2014 – 2018
Rev. Keith Weber2018 – 2020
Corey Lyon, MPA, JCL2020 – Present