Very Reverend Theodore C. Dudzinski, J.C.L.
Vicar General / Chancellor / Moderator of the Curia
Vicar for the Permanent Diaconate / Safe Environment Protocols / Canonical Affairs
assists the bishop in the administration of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana and may act in the name of and with the authority of the bishop according to Canon Law.
Moderator of the Curia
, the Curia is the Chancery and Pastoral Offices, or Offices of the Bishop. The Moderator of the Curia coordinates the administrative affairs of the curia and assists other curial personnel in performing their services.
The Office of the
is responsible for the diocesan archives, keeping records and tracking data for the parishes and diocese, providing instruction and assistance with Sacraments. The Office also processes permission for marriage requests and Defect of Form cases.
The Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is strongly committed to preventing sexual misconduct involving Church workers and to responding with justice and compassion when such misconduct occurs. In addition to policy, a
Safe Environment program
has been established to prevent sexual misconduct by Church workers and the resulting harm to others.
Fr. Dudzinski also supervises the