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The Diocesan Offices support pastors and parishes within the Diocese of Victoria on behalf of the Bishop. The Pastoral Centre, which houses the Diocesan Offices, is open Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4pm. The Pastoral Centre is closed on Statutory Holidays.

The Diocese of Victoria is structured in three main Offices: Bishop's Services, Ministries, and Stewardship and Finance. You may also click on Alphabetical Listing to find people by name. 

Alphabetical Listing


Vocations

Fr. Dean Henderson
University Chaplain
Vocations Director (Awareness and Promotions)

Fr. Pawel Szczur
Formation Director (Diocesan Seminarians)


Bishop's Services Office

Bishop Gary Gordon

Cynthia Bouchard-Watkins
​Chancellor

Rafael Oei
Administrative Assistant

Fr. John Laszczyk JCL
Vicar General
Judicial Vicar

Moira Gill
Marriage Tribunal Administrative Assistant

Fr. William Hann
Episcopal Vicar for Evangelization

Fr. Vincent Borre
Chaplain to Extended Health Care Facilities in Victoria

Fr. Ian Stuart
Hospital Chaplain

Connie Dunwoody
Communications Coordinator
Editor, Diocesan Messenger Magazine
Diocesan and ICS Websites

Michelle Nouwens
Reception & Accounts Payable

Theresa Vogel
Manager of the Archives


Ministry Services Office

Bev Pulyk
​Superintendent of Schools

Catherine Cavin
Executive Assistant

Fr. William Hann
Episcopal Vicar for Education

Greg Beattie
Responsible Ministry and Safe Environment Coordinator

Glen Palahicky
Director, Office of Religious Education

Lana Durand
​Director, Special Education

Brian Fitzgerald
IT Manager

Curtis Machek
IT Computer Technician

John McAllister
IT Education Support


Stewardship and Financial Services Office

Leah MacKenzie
Chief Financial Officer

Leslie O'Brien
Administrative Assistant

Lise Derzaph
Financial Controller

Sarah Fitzmaurice
​Payroll Administrator

Mary John
Accounting Assistant

Michelle Nouwens
Accounts Payable

Colleen Lauder
Accounting Assistant

Nansy Marsiglia
Payroll Administrator

Terri Siemens
​Accounting Assistant

Brian Fitzgerald
IT Manager


Alphabetical Listing

Greg Beattie Responsible Ministry and Safe Environment Coordinator (250) 479-1331 Ext 244
Cynthia Bouchard-Watkins

Chancellor

  • Clergy
  • Archives
  • Diocesan Correspondence
  • Diocesan Communications
  • Board of Directors, Diocesan Messenger
(250) 479-1331 Ext 225
Fr. Vincent Borre Chaplain to Extended Health Care Facilities in Victoria  
Catherine Cavin

Executive Assistant

  • Administrative support for Ms. Pulyk and Mr. Palahicky
  • Accounts Payable, Island Catholic Schools
(250) 479-1331 Ext 240
Lise Derzaph Financial Controller (250) 479-1331 Ext 241
Connie Dunwoody Communications Coordinator
Editor, Diocesan Messenger
Diocesan and ICS Websites
(250) 479-1331 Ext 244
Lana Durand

Director, Special Education​

(250) 746-5919

Brian Fitzgerald IT Manager (250) 479-1331 Ext 235
Sarah Fitzmaurice

Payroll Administrator

  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Diocesan Accounting
  • Parish Inquiries
(250) 479-1331 Ext 232
Moira Gill
  • Administrative Assistant, Bishop's Office
  • Administrative Assistant, Marriage Tribunal
(250) 479-1331 Ext 237
Bishop Gary Gordon

Bishop of Victoria

(250) 479-1331 Ext 225
Fr. William Hann Episcopal Vicar, Island Catholic Schools (250) 479-1331
Fr. Dean Henderson
  • University Chaplain
  • Vocations Director (Awareness and Promotions)
(250) 882-2151
Mary John

Accounting Assistant

  • Accounts Receivable, Island Catholic Schools; Catholic Foundation of Vancouver Island; Clergy Pension Funds; St. Clare's Villa

(250) 479-1331 Ext 224

Fr. John Laszczyk

Vicar General
Judicial Vicar

  • Marriage Inquiries
  • Marriage Papers / Dispensations
  • Marriage Tribunal
(250) 388-5571
(250) 479-1331 (message)
Colleen Lauder

Accounting Assistant

  • Accounts Receivable, Elementary Schools
(250) 479-1331 Ext 243
Curtis Machek IT Computer Technician (250) 479-1331
Leah MacKenzie

Chief Financial Officer

  • Auditors
  • Building/Properties
  • Diocesan Finance
  • Legal
  • Parish Finance
  • Personnel
(250) 479-1331 Ext 231
Nansy Marsiglia

Payroll Administrator

  • Payroll and Benefits
 
John McAllister IT Education Support (250) 479-1331 Ext 249
Michelle Nouwens

Receptionist

  • Accounts Payable
  • Alcohol Liability Insurance
  • Cheque Signer Requests
  • Clergy/Parish List Updates
  • General Inquiries
  • Papal Blessings
(250) 479-1331
Leslie O'Brien Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer (250) 479-1331 Ext 239
Rafael Oei

Executive Assistant
Office of the Bishop

(250) 479-1331 Ext 227
Glen Palahicky

Director of Religious Education

(250) 479-1331 Ext 238
Fr. Paul Szczur Formation Director (Diocesan Seminarians)  
Theresa Vogel Manager of the Archives

(250) 479-1331
Ext 229

 

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Aug 10, 2017

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