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The Reverend Ryan Lerner, Chancellor

The Reverend Ryan Lerner was appointed Chancellor by Archbishop Leonard P. Blair on December 12, 2016.

Ordained to the Holy Priesthood in 2014, Reverend Ryan M. Lerner studied at Trinity College and the Catholic University of America. He served at St. Margaret Parish in Madison as a Parochial Vicar, and in July 2015 he was appointed Secretary to the Archbishop. In November 2015, he was given the role of Vice Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Hartford.



Sister M. Clare Millea, A.S.C.J., Assistant Chancellor

Sister Clare Millea was appointed Assistant Chancellor by Archbishop Leonard P. Blair on March 1, 2019. This role is in addition to her responsibilities as Director of the Office of Faith and Culture of the Archdiocese of Hartford.

As Assistant Chancellor, Sister Clare works in close collaboration with the Archbishop, the Moderator of the Curia, the Judicial Vicar, and the Chancellor in matters that pertain to the good of the Archdiocese as well as to the maintenance of the Acts of the Curia. In particular, she works closely with Father Ryan Lerner, the Chancellor. Sister Clare holds a Licentiate and a Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome.