Vicar General

The Vicar General assist the Archbishop in the Administration and in the pastoral life of the Archdiocese, carrying out various responsibilities he assigns to them.

Reverend Cecil Critch

Reverend Cecil Critch was born in 1954 and ordained in 2011. He has served in the Archdiocese of St. John’s at the following parishes: St. Edward's Parish, Kelligrews; Sacred Heart Parish, Marystown and St. Patrick's, Burin; St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, St. Lawrence, St. Joseph's Parish, Lamaline.

Father Critch is also the parish priest of Basilica of St. John the Baptist, St. John’s. 

Presbyteral Council  / College of Consultors

  • Most Reverend Peter Joseph Hundt
  • Reverend Cecil Critch
  • Reverend Steve Courtney
  • Reverend Tony Bidgood C.Ss.R
  • Reverend Wayne Dohey
  • Reverend James Fleming
  • Reverend Emmanuel Quagraine
  • Reverend Msgr. Joe Barton
  • Reverend Msgr. Francis Puddister

Archdiocese of St. John's

Office of the Archbishop

Pastoral Centre 

200 Military Road

St. John’s, NL A1C 2E8

Tel: (709) 726-3660

Fax: (709) 726-8021