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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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About the Metropolitan Tribunal & Contact Information


The Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of San Antonio seeks to serve the people of this archdiocese by responding to petitions for declarations of nullity of marriages. We seek to do this with justice and compassion, helping all to find peace and reconciliation and to experience the mercy of God.

Rogatory Commissions

Dioceses requesting our assistance can contact us by email.

Thank you to the Tribunals of the Archdiocese of Detroit and of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for their assistance with some of the informational material provided on our website.

General Contact Information

Contact Us

The office of the Tribunal is located at the Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of San Antonio. 

2718 W. Woodlawn Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78228


Tribunal Staff
  • Judicial Vicar

    Msgr. Charles Chaffman, JCD

  • Adjutant Judicial Vicar

    Fr. Tony Vilano, JCL

  • Director

    Anastacio J. Hinojosa, OSB obl., M.A.

  • Intake & Tribunal Archives Coordinator

    Colette R. Brown

  • Ecclesiastical Notaries

    Marissa Amador
    Pamela Mandeville

  • Case Coordinators

    Adriana F. Seawright, MSW
    Irene King
    Teresa Gonzales