Office of Clergy

The Episcopal Vicar for Clergy assists the Bishop in matters pertaining to the life and ministry of priests and deacons in the Diocese of Arlington. This includes:

  • assisting the Bishop and Clergy Personnel Board in assessing the needs of the Diocese and parishes for clergy assignments;
  • serving as Chairman of the Priests’ Retirement Committe
  • coordinating retreats, convocations, and ongoing formation meetings for priests and deacons;
  • serving as the Bishop’s liaison to the Diaconal Council
  • welcoming priests from other dioceses and countries into the Diocese for ministry;
  • receiving comments and complaints when issues arise regarding clergy and working towards solutions;
  • providing support to priests and deacons and facilitating the necessary care when needed;