The Vicar for Clergy Office assists the bishop of the diocese by providing support to the priests and deacons in the Diocese of La Crosse by:
- Responding to matters concerning spiritual, physical, and psychological health of the priests and deacons of the Diocese
- Coordinating continuing education programs and sabbaticals for diocesan clergy
- Concerning matters of priest personnel, acting as the Bishop’s last recourse in the resolution of conflicts
- Overseeing the Diocesan Safe Environment Program.