The Chancellor oversees the diocesan archives and ensures the authenticity of official acts of the Bishop and his delegates. He also assists the Bishop with the granting of dispensations and permissions for marriage and in preparing Letters of Suitability for priests and deacons.


Very Rev. Bryan W. Jerabek, J.C.L., Chancellor

Post Office Box 12047

Birmingham, Alabama 35202-2047


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  • Apr
    Statement from Bishop Robert Baker re HB314 and SB211 in the Alabama Legislature.
    April 10, 2019 - 11:08 am
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  • Jun
    Silent Ignatian directed retreats at Spring Hill College beginning June 7.
    June 7, 2019 - 9:26 am
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  • Apr
    ARISE Worship Ministry to hold Night of Healing at OLS, April 25.
    April 25, 2019 - 9:25 am
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    Blessing of the Baskets to be held at the Cathedral of St. Paul, April 20.
    April 20, 2019 - 9:24 am
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    The Cursillo School of Leaders will be held Saturday, April 13, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Garden
    April 13, 2019 - 2:10 pm
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