If you or someone you know has been sexually abused by a member of the clergy or other church personnel, you can register a complaint by one of the following means:
• Call the Chancery at (361) 573-0828 and ask to speak with the bishop or the chancellor; Or
• Call Rev. Gary Janak (361) 575-4741 or Sr. Emilie Eilers, I.W.B.S. (361) 575-7111, Coordinators of Pastoral Care and Outreach; Or
• Write to: The Most Rev. Bishop Brendan J. Cahill, Diocese of Victoria, P. O. Box 4070, Victoria, Texas 77903-4070. Mark your letter “Personal and Confidential”
We will also help you bring your concerns to church officials outside the diocese if the abuse occurred elsewhere and you now reside in the Diocese of Victoria.
If you are unsure about bringing a complaint or would like further information, please contact: Rev. Gary Janak at (361) 575-4741.
The Emmaus Center: Counseling in the Catholic Tradition will begin accepting clients on Monday, November 9. All appointments must be made via the website:
The Emmaus Center
1908 N. Laurent Street, Ste. 140