COMMITTEE ON CLERGY, CONSECRATED LIFE AND VOCATIONS

The Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations assists bishops in promoting, supporting, and educating about the Church's pastoral needs and concerns for the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life within culturally diverse communities of the United States; and in addressing issues concerning the life and ministry of bishops. The committee develops foundational documents and appropriate resources that promote the effective ministry of the clerical state, consecrated life, and vocations.

Chairman

Most Reverend James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen

Members

Most Reverend Samuel J. Aquila, Archbishop of Denver
Most Reverend Charles C. Thompson, Archbishop of Indianapolis
Most Reverend Juan Miguel Betancourt, Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford
Most Reverend Earl A. Boyea, Bishop of Lansing
Most Reverend Ronald A. Hicks, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago
Most Reverend Daniel J. Malloy, Bishop of Rockford
Most Reverend Daniel H. Mueggenborg, Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle

Consultants

Sr. Sharon Euart, RSM, Resource Center for Religious Institutes
Rev. Timothy Kesicki, SJ, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States
Msgr. Todd Lajiness, Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Mrs. Rosemary Sullivan, NCDVD

Staff

Reverend Luke Ballman, STL, Archdiocese of Atlanta, Executive Director
Reverend Daniel Hanley, STL, Diocese of Arlington, Associate Director
Ms. Casey Brusnahan, Administrative Assistant