Bishop Raymond E. Goedert, D.D.
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
Archdiocese of Chicago

P.O. Box 1979
Chicago, IL. 60690


  • Date of Birth: October 15, 1927, Oak Park, IL.
  • Date of Priesthood Ordination: May 1, 1952, Chicago, IL.
  • Date of Episcopal Ordination: August 29, 1991, Chicago, IL.


  • Gregorian University, Rome
    J.C.L. (Licentiate in Canon Law)
  • University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein
    S.T L. (Licentiate in Sacred Theology)
  • Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Chicago, IL.
  • St. Giles Elementary School, Oak Park, IL.

Pastoral Assignments
Other Positions

Since his ordination to the priesthood, Bishop Goedert has served in numerous capacities including associate pastor (St. Gabriel, Blessed Sacrament, Mater Christi), notary, Vice Officialis, and Judge of the Tribunal, Archdiocesan Consultor, Vicar for Priests, Archdiocesan Director of NAIM, and pastor of St. Barnabas Parish in Chicago. He was Vicar General of the Archdiocese from 1995 to 2003 and again briefly from August 2004 to November 2004.

Professional Associations

Bishop Goedert served as President of the Canon Law Society of America and the Presbyteral Senate of Chicago and chairman of the Association of Chicago Priests.