I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full.
The Moderator’s office
The Moderator of the Curia is the Vicar General and he exercises general vicarious executive authority throughout the Diocese, with the specific task of coordinating administrative affairs and of taking care that the other members of the curia properly fulfill their duties. He oversees the work of the diocesan curia, working closely with the Trustees, the Episcopal Vicars, and Judicial Vicar, to ensure the harmonious and effective achievement of its goals, in line with the mission given to it by the Bishop. He reports directly to the Bishop and acts according to his mind and authority.
The Moderator works with the Episcopal Vicars to ensure the coordination of diocesan activities. Specifically, he:
• Meets regularly with the Bishop and the Episcopal and Judicial Vicars, both individually and as a group.
• Works with the Diocesan Œconomus to ensure that the financial situation of the curia and its component parts is within the parameters set by the Diocesan Finance Sub-Committee and the Trustees.
• Works with the Secretary to the Trustees on all aspects of the preparation and coordination of Trustee meetings, ensuring that decisions are carried out and Minutes distributed.
• Preside at general meetings of the diocesan curia.
Moderator of the Curia
Monsignor Robert Draper