Secretariat for Pastoral Life
The Secretariat for Pastoral Life is charged with creating an environment conducive to the evangelization and faith formation of the Catholic population. The Secretariat partners with parish leadership to awaken, foster, and empower communities of disciples to embody their baptismal identity and call through conferences, retreats, training programs, publications, and on-site collaboration with parish and school leadership.
The Bishop’s Delegate for Administration oversees the Human Resources Office and assists the Bishop with administrative matters.
The Pastoral Life Office is located at 1310 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40508. The phone number is 859-253-1993.
Secretary for Pastoral Life & Bishop’s Delegate for Administration
Director of Family Life & Evangelization
Deacon John Brannen
Director of Youth, Young Adult & Campus Ministry
Deacon James Bennett
Missionary: Hispanic Ministry
Deacon Eduardo Fortini
Hispanic Ministry Coordinator
Deacon Paul “Skip” Olson
Publications and Digital Content Coordinator/Associate Editor
Ministry for Persons with Disabilities
Director of Worship/Liturgy
Respect Life Coordinator
Director of Catechesis & Faith Formation
Josh Van Cleef
Peace & Justice Coordinator
Director for Human Resources