chancellor and archives

Office of the Chancellor

The chancellor maintains the diocesan records in the archives and acts as the chief record keeper of the diocese (c. 482 §1).  The chancellor also serves as a notary (c. 482 §3). 

Important Resources:



For archival inquiries, please contact Stacey Glithero, assistant to the Chancellor, at

The Diocese of Winona-Rochester does not maintain sacramental records. For the purposes of genealogy research, please contact the local parish where records are kept.


Michelle Gerlach


55 W Sanborn Street | PO Box 588
Winona MN 55987
Phone: 507-858-1260