Clergy - Deans

A dean is a priest, appointed by the bishop, with certain authority over the common pastoral activities of a specific area of the diocese.  Among his responsibilities are to meet regularly with the bishop; convene monthly meetings of priests within the deanery; visit each parish, INthe deanery; and to mediate, INthe first instance for the bishop, INdeanery matters requiring conciliation, INpriest-priest or priest-lay concerns.   If you have questions regarding Church matters, INyour area, you are encouraged to contact your dean. 

Gary/Northlake Deanery
Rev. David Kime
219-962-8626

Parishes in the Gary/Northlake Deanery
East Chicago:
Holy Trinity (Croatian), Holy Trinity (Hungarian), Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Mary, St. Patrick, and St. Stanislaus
Gary:
Holy Angels Cathedral, Ss. Monica and Luke, St. Joseph the Worker-St. Mark, St. Hedwig, St. Mary of the Lake, St. Ann
Hammond
: All Saints, Our Lady of Perpetual Help,  St. Casimir,  St. Catherine of Siena, St. John Bosco, St. Joseph,  St. Margaret Mary, St. Mary
Lake Station: St. Francis Xavier
New Chicago: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Portage: Nativity of Our Savior
Whiting: Immaculate Conception, Sacred Heart, St. Adalbert, St. John the Baptist

Porter Deanery
Rev. Joseph M. Pawlowski, Dean
219.733.2955

Parishes in the Porter Deanery
Beverly Shores:
St. Ann of the Dunes
Chesterton: St. Patrick
Hebron: St. Helen
Kouts: St. Mary
LaCrosse: St. Martin of Tours Mission
Otis
: St. Mary
Valparaiso
: St. Elizabeth Seton, Our Lady of Sorrows, and St. Paul
Wanatah: Sacred Heart
Winfield Township
: Holy Spirit

Southlake Deanery
Rev. Michael Yadron
219.980.2693

Parishes in the Southlake Deanery
Cedar Lake:
Holy Name
Crown Point
: St. Mary and St. Matthias
Dyer: St. Joseph and  St. Maria Goretti
Griffith
: St. Mary
Highland
: Our Lady of Grace and St. James the Less
Lowell
: St. Edward
Merrillville
: Our Lady of Consolation, St. Andrew the Apostle, St. Joan of Arc, Ss. Peter and Paul,  and St. Stephen, Martyr
Munster
: St. Thomas More
Schererville
: St. Michael
St. John
: St. John the Evangelist

LaPorte/Starke Deanery
Rev. Ian J. Williams
219-362-2815

Parishes in the LaPorte/Starke Deanery
Fish Lake:
St. Anthony of Padua
Hamlet: Holy Cross
Knox: St. Thomas Aquinas
Koontz Lake: St. Dominic
LaPorte: Sacred Heart, St. Joseph, and St. Peter
Michigan City: Notre Dame, Queen of All Saints, Sacred Heart, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, and St. Stanislaus Kostka
North Judson: Ss. Cyril and Methodius
Rolling Prairie
: St. John Kanty
San Pierre: All Saints
Walkerton (Fish Lake): St. Anthony of Padua