Rev. Msgr. Gerard C. Mesure

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Pastoral Theology, Theological Seminary

Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 1984.


J.D., Villanova University, School of Law, Villanova (2002)

J.C.D., The Catholic University of America, Washington DC (1997)

J.C.L., The Catholic University of America, Washington DC (1995)

M.A., Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook (1984)

B.A, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook (1980)


Professional Experience

Chancellor, Archdiocese of Philadelphia (2009 - )

Pastor, Saint Matthias, Bala Cynwyd, (2014 – ); Saint Mary, Conshohocken and Saint Gertrude, West Conshohocken (2009 – 2014); Saint Charles Borromeo, Bensalem (2005-2009); Good Shepherd, Philadelphia (2003-2004).

Adjunct Faculty, Villanova University, School of Law (2004 - )

Coordinator, Archdiocesan Planning Initiatives, Archdiocese of Philadelphia (2014 - )

Assistant to the Vicar for Clergy, Archdiocese of Philadelphia (2011 - )

Promoter of Justice, Archdiocese of Philadelphia (2003 - 2018)

Council of Priests (2009 - 2011 and 2016- ). College of Consultors (2016 - )

Assistant Director, Office for Clergy, Archdiocese of Philadelphia  (1997-1999)

Parochial Vicar, Saint Charles Borromeo, Bensalem (1989-1994); Saint Dorothy, Drexel Hill (1984-1989)


Professional Memberships

Canon Law Society of America


Contributor, Diccionario General de Derecho Canónico, Universidad de Navarra, 2012

Sunday Homily, The Catholic Standard and Times, 2004 – 2011

The Diocesan Chancellor in Canon Law and in Praxis in United States Archdioceses. Canon Law Studies 551. Washington: The Catholic University of America, 1997.