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, the deanery; and to mediate, the first instance for the bishop, deanery matters requiring conciliation, priest-priest or priest-lay concerns.   If you have questions regarding Church matters, your area, you are encouraged to contact your dean. 

Gary/North Lake Deanery
Rev. Charles A. Mosley - 219-844-3438

Parishes in the Gary/Northlake Deanery
East Chicago: Holy Trinity (Croatian), Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Mary, St. Patrick, and St. Stanislaus
Gary: Holy Angels Cathedral, Ss. Monica and Luke, St. Joseph the Worker, 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
Lake Station: St. Francis Xavier
New Chicago: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Portage: Nativity of Our Savior
Whiting: Sacred Heart, St. Adalbert, St. John the Baptist

Porter Deanery
Rev. Douglas Mayer
219 464-4831

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
OtisSt. Mary
ValparaisoSt. Elizabeth Seton, Our Lady of Sorrows, and St. Paul
Wanatah: Sacred Heart
Winfield: Holy Spirit

Southlake Deanery
Rev. Michael Yadron

Parishes in the Southlake Deanery
Cedar Lake: Holy Name
Crown Point: St. Mary and St. Matthias
DyerSt. Joseph and  St. Maria Goretti
Griffith: St. Mary
Highland: Our Lady of Grace and St. James the Less
LowellSt. 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
ScherervilleSt. Michael the Archangel
St. JohnSt. John the Evangelist

LaPorte/Starke Deanery
Rev. Ian J. Williams

Parishes in the LaPorte/Starke Deanery
Fish Lake/Walkerton: St. Anthony of Padua
Hamlet: Holy Cross
Knox: St. Thomas Aquinas
Koontz Lake: St. Dominic Mission
LaPorte: Sacred Heart, St. Joseph, and St. Peter
Michigan CityNotre 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