Purpose of the Chancellor's Office
The Chancellor is the principal notary of the Diocese of Colorado Springs. The Chancellor establishes the authenticity and validity of certain acts, the manner in which they are documented, and the manner in which the documentation that is produced will be maintained, protected, and secured. As such, the Chancellor is also the primary archivist of the Diocese. The Chancellor, as the Bishop’s delegate, also serves the Diocese through the administration of requests for dispensation regarding the Sacrament of Matrimony, and ensures that the norms for marriage preparation in the Diocese are followed.