Vicar for Clergy Office

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 the 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

Priest Unity Days 2021

June 24-26 – La Crosse

Letters of Suitability

All priests and deacons from outside the Diocese of La Crosse requesting to participate in any ministerial activity¬†are to have a Letter of Suitability provided to the Office for the Vicar of Clergy prior to the date of the activity. The Letter of Suitabilty can be emailed to Teresa Brown at [email protected]¬†or sent via fax to 608-791-0165 or sent via US Mail to Diocese of La Crosse, Office of Safe Environment, PO Box 4004, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-4004.

Contact Information

Rev. Woodrow Pace, Vicar for Clergy

Mary Lou Berg, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 608.791.2652
Fax: 608.791.0176