The Vicar General is the official spokesperson for the Archbishop, acting in place of the Archbishop when he is impeded, absent from the Archdiocese, or has specifically delegated authority to act, also serving as a member of all legal Archdiocesan corporations along with the Archbishop. The office also oversees the collection of parish annual status reports and publication of the Archdiocesan Directory. As Moderator of the Curia he works with the Director of the Pastoral Center in coordinating Pastoral Center activity.
Rev. Msgr. Thomas E. Toale, Ph.D.
1229 Mt Loretta Ave
Dubuque, IA 52003
Phone: (563) 556-2580 ext. 216