Archdiocese of Chicago

Department of Parish Life and Formation

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History of the Department of Parish Life and Formation

Over the years this Department had different missions, different titles and dedicated directors.

1974 1986, Fr. Bill McNulty, Parish Services

1986 1989, Bishop John Gorman, Parish / Pastoral Services

1989 1991, Fr. Jeremiah Rodell, Parish / Pastoral Services

1991 1994, Bishop Francis Kane, Evangelization and Christian Life

1994 2001, Fr. Ray Baumhart, S.J., Evangelization and Christian Life

2001, Fr. John Pollard, Evangelization and Catechesis

2001 2004, Fr. Joe Geders, Evangelization and Catechesis

2004 2007, Fr. Tom Franzman, Evangelization, Catechesis, and Worship

2007 Present, Rev. Msgr. Rich Hynes, Evangelization, Catechesis, and Worship
The name of the Department was changed to the Department of Parish Life and Formation on July 1, 2010.


 


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