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Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Clergy Office

Office for Priests

Rev. James Fischler, CICM
(210) 734-2620 EXT 1318
To assist the archbishop in the pastoral care of all our priests. We encourage and assist priests to continue their personal and spiritual growth, to pursue theological updating, and to seek ongoing development of their pastoral and ministerial skills.

Assumption Seminary

Rev. Hy Nguyen, PSS - Rector/President

(210) 734-5137

Assumption Seminary is a bilingual and multi-cultural community of Priestly Formation. This seminary exists for the personal, spiritual, theological and ministerial preparation of diocesan seminarians for the Roman Catholic Church.

Vocation Office

Auxiliary Bishop Gary Janak, Director of Vocations and Seminarians
(210) 734-2620

The Vocation Office of the Archdiocese of San Antonio is responsible for the planning, developing, and administering of programs that promote priestly and religious vocations.

Permanent Diaconate

Deacon Mike Pawelek, Director
(210) 734-1678

The Diaconate Program recruits and organizes the formation of deacon candidates in San Antonio, including the Uvalde Deanery and Floresville Deanery. The program provides support and continuing education for over 200 deacons in the Archdiocese.