The Vicar for Canonical Services provides canonical advice to the Bishop, the diocesan staff, and various diocesan groups and entities; supplies background for permissions, dispensations, and the like; conducts canonical research; and serves as an assistant to the bishop. He acts according to the mind of the bishop in the bishop’s absence. He serves as an ex officio member of consultative groups.


Delegate for Canonical Services and Chancellor:
Father John W. Robertson

Vice Chancellor:
Father Jeffrey M. Fleming


Vicar for Extern Priests
Currently not appointed
Contact Chancellor

Vicar for Extern Priests, provides pastoral care for and represents the pastoral needs of priests who are serving in the Diocese of Helena, but who were ordained for another Diocese or Religious Community.