The Vicar for Priests Office assists the bishop by providing support to the priests in the Diocese of Phoenix by:
Responding to matters concerning spiritual, physical, and psychological health of the priests of the Diocese.
Coordinating continuing education programs, retreats, convocations, clergy days, and days of recollection as well as sabbaticals for clergy.
Acting on behalf of the bishop concerning matters of priest personnel.
The activities of the Vicar for Priests include but are not limited to the following: