Diocesan Center

917 North Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60622

The Diocese of the Midwest is administered from the Diocesan Center located in Chicago, Illinois.  The Diocesan Center houses the Chancery offices, and meeting space for Diocesan events.

Diocesan Hierarch

His Eminence, the Most Reverend 
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest

Consecrated: January 24, 2015
Nameday: March 4

Diocesan Chancellor

Very Reverend Paul Jannakos

The Very Reverend Paul Jannakos serves as Diocesan Chancellor.  Any and all correspondence to the Archbishop, save personal matters, should be copied to the Chancellor.

Diocesan Vice-Chancellor

Reverend Esteban Vázquez

The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for all administrative concerns of the Diocese, and should be copied in any and all correspondence to the Archbishop, save personal matters.

Diocesan Secretary

Very Reverend Herman Kincaid

The Diocesan Secretary is responsible for keeping an accurate record of all Diocesan Council meetings and all Assemblies; notify all parishes of all such meetings; and perform such other duties.

Director of Communications

Reverend Alexander Koranda

The Director of Communications oversees communication strategy and prepares all official news releases that appear on the Diocesan website.

Diocesan Treasurer – Mr. Robert Koncel,, (708) 354-6580

Director of Seminarians – Priest Alexander Koranda,

Deanery Structure

The parishes of the Diocese of the Midwest are organized into administrative deaneries based on geographic location. The Diocese has six deaneries. Each deanery has a Dean elected by the assigned priests of the deanery and confirmed by the Bishop.

The work of the deanery is overseen and guided by the Dean who is a Rector from within the respective deanery. He coordinates and directs activities of the parishes and priests within the deanery, guiding the establishment of missions, and serving as the first appeal if or when disputes arise within the deanery.

In all matters, the Deans report directly to the Bishop, from whom they receive advice, instruction, and counsel, and for whom they act as an administrative liaisons to their own deanery communities.

Midwest Territory

Chicago Dean

Very Reverend Alexander Kuchta

Holy Resurrection Church
PO Box 421
Palatine, IL 60078

Cleveland Dean

Very Reverend Nicholas Wyslutsky

St. Nicholas Church
755 S Cleveland Ave
Mogadore, OH 44260

Indianapolis Dean

Very Reverend Steven Kostoff

Christ the Savior / Holy Spirit Church
2419 Jefferson Ave
Norwood, OH 45212

Kansas City Dean

Very Reverend Timothy Sawchak

Holy Trinity Church
11901 Pflumm Rd
Overland Park, KS 66213

Michigan Dean

Very Reverend Dusan Koprivica

St. Demetrius Church
PO Box 125
Jackson, MI 49204

Minneapolis Dean

Very Reverend Paul Wesche

St. Herman Church
5355 38th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55417

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