Bishop Joseph N. Perry
Auxiliary Bishop
Archdiocese of Chicago

Vicar for Vicariate VI
Post Office Box 733
South Holland, IL 60473
Phone: 708-339-2474
Fax: 708-339-2477

Personal

  • Date of Birth: April 18, 1948 Chicago, IL.
  • Date of Priesthood Ordination: May 24, 1975, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
  • Date of Episcopal Ordination: June 29, 1998, Chicago, IL.

Education

  • The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.,
    J.C.L (Licentiate in Canon Law) - 1981
  • St. Francis de Sales Major Seminary, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
    M.Div. - 1975
  • St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, Indiana, Bachelor of Arts degrees
    B.A. in Philosophy and B.A. in Theology; minor in Education - 1971
  • Capuchin Seminary of St. Mary, Crown Point, Indiana 1967- 1971
  • St. Joseph College (extension), East Chicago, Indiana (Spanish Language Studies)
  • St. Lawrence Seminary (high school), Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin 1963- 1966
  • George Washington Carver High School, Chicago, Illinois 1962-1963
  • Our Lady of Solace, St. Raphael, St. Ambrose, Our Lady of the Gardens parochial elementary schools, Chicago, Illinois 1954-1962

Pastoral Assignments
Other Positions

  • Episcopal Vicar for Vicariate VI of the Archdiocese of Chicago - 1998-
  • Instructor, Canon Law Studies, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein Illinois - 1997-
  • Instructor, Canon Law Studies, Marquette University School of Law, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 1996-1998
  • Pastor, All Saints Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin -1995-1998
  • Instructor, Canon Law Studies, Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners, Wisconsin 1983-1998
  • Chief Judicial Officer of the Tribunal for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, 1983-1995
  • Tribunal Archdiocese of Milwaukee, 1976-1995
  • Associate pastor, St. Nicholas Parish, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 1975-1976
  • Served as full time priest in Archdiocese of Milwaukee – 1975-1998
Professional Associations
Memberships
  • Vice President of the Board, Black Catholic Congress, Baltimore - 2004 -
  • Chairman: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on African American Catholics - 2004-
  • National Chaplain for the Knights of St. Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary, New Orleans, Louisiana [hdqrts] - 2004-
  • USCCB Committee on Education –2003-
  • USCCB Ad Hoc Committee on Catholics’ Use of Holy Scripture - 2003 -
  • USCCB Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women and Youth – 2002 -
  • USCCB Ad Hoc Committee for a Plenary Council – 2002 -
  • Board Member of Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Chicago – 1999 -
  • Episcopal Liaison for Catechetics, Archdiocese of Chicago – 2003 -
  • Liaison for Liturgy and Liturgical Training Publications, Archdiocese of Chicago - 1999- Judge for the Court of Appeals, Province of Chicago - 1999-
  • Board of Advisors, Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Archdiocese of Chicago - 1998 -
  • Member of The Canon Law Society of America, Washington D.C - 1977 -