Office of the Vicar General

Very Reverend Mark A. Gurtner, J.C.D.

Vicar General/Chancellor

Ordained Priest: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne, November 30, 1996
Appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Good Hope Parish, Fort Wayne on June 21, 2011
Appointed Vicar General/Chancellor/Moderator of the Curia on June 19, 2018

Canon, 479 §1  By virtue of office, the vicar general has the executive power over the whole diocese which belongs to the diocesan bishop by law, namely, the power to place all administrative acts except those, however, which the bishop has reserved to himself or which require a special mandate of the bishop by law.

Contact Us

For more information write to:

Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend 
Office of the Vicar General
P.O. Box 390 Fort Wayne, Indiana 46801 
Phone: (260) 422-4611