Diocese of Alexandria

The Diocese of Alexandria was established originally as the Diocese of Natchitoches on July 29, 1853. It was later transferred to Alexandria on August 6, 1910.

Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 7417
Alexandria, LA 71306-0417

Physical Location:

4400 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303-3597

Receptionist: (318) 445-2401
Auto-attendant: (318) 445-6424
Toll Free: (866) 447-7088
Fax: (318) 448-6121

At the St. Joseph Catholic Center building you will find these offices and ministries: 

  • Tribunal, ext. 262 or 263
  • Archives, ext. 202
  • Vicar General's Office, ext. 202
  • Chancellor's Office, ext. 202
  • Bishop's Office, ext. 201
  • Catholic Charities/Special Ministries and Projects, ext. 213
  • Business Office, ext. 215
  • Catholic Schools Office, ext. 227
  • Child Nutrition, ext. 232
  • Hispanic Ministry, ext. 258
  • Office of Religions Formation and Training, ext. 221
  • The Church Today, ext. 255
  • Development and Public Affairs, ext. 209

Diocesan Bishop:

Most Rev. Ronald P. Herzog

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext. 201

Fax: 318-767-1230

Email: rherzog@diocesealex.org

 

Coordinating Staff

Vicar General:

Rev. Scott Chemino, J.C.L., V.G.

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext. 204

Email: frschemino@diocesealex.org

 

Episcopal Vicar for Administration:

Rev. Bruce Miller, J.C.L., E.V., J.V.

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 261

Fax: 318-767-0872

Email: frbmiller@diocesealex.org

 

Chief Financial Officer:

David Brook

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 215

Email: dbrook@diocesealex.org

 

Director of Catholic Charities and Special Ministries:

Fr. Rick Gremillion

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext. 226

Email: frgrem@diocesealex.org

 

Superintendent of Catholic Schools:

Thomas Roque, Sr.

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 227

Email: troque@diocesealex.org

 

Director of Development and Public Affairs:

Ann Masden

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 209

Email: amasden@diocesealex.org

 

Director of Religious Formation and Training:

Rev. Joy Retnazihamoni

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 259

Email: frjretnazihamoni@diocesealex.org

 

Chancellor:

Rev. Chad Partain, Chancellor

Tel. 318-445-6424 Ext. 228

Email: frcpartain@diocesealex.org

 

Secretary to the Bishop:

Deborah Deorosan

Tel: 318-445-6424 Ext: 201

Fax: 318-767-1230

Email: ddeorosan@diocesealex.org


 


Vicar for Clergy:

Rev. Michael Craig Scott, V.C.

St. Rita Church

3822 Bayou Rapides Rd

Alexandria, LA  71303

Voice: (318) 445-7141-12

Fax: (318) 448-0704

 

Email: frcscott@parish.diocesealex.org

 

Director of Permanent Diaconate:

Rev. Daniel O'Connor, VF

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church

401 21st Street

Alexandria, LA  71301-6500

Voice: (318) 445-3693

Fax: (318) 445-8471

Email: frdoconnor@parish.diocesealex.org