Society Elects New Officers
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Posted by: Colleen Crawford
The Canon Law Society of America elected four new officers at the 2013 General Business Meeting, held during the 75th Annual Convention in Sacramento, California.
After voting concluded, Monsignor Michael A. Souckar of the Archdiocese of Miami was named Vice President/President-Elect. Msgr. Souckar currently serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar for the Archdiocese of Miami, and he is the pastor of Saint Andrew Catholic Church in Coral Springs, Florida. He holds a doctorate in canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Msgr. Souckar addresses the crowd at the candidate panel preceding the 2013 election.
Reverend Thomas E. Cronkleton, Jr. of the Diocese of Cheyenne was elected Treasurer. Father Cronkleton is the Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of Cheyenne and the pastor of Holy Trinity Parish. He earned his JCD at The Catholic University of America, and he most recently served as consultor on the Board of Governors for a term of three years.
Msgr. Charles V. Antonicelli and Rev. James Conn, SJ, were both elected as consultors. Msgr. Antonicelli, a priest from the Archdiocese of Washington, is currently the Episcopal Vicar for Canonical Services and the Judicial Vicar of the First
Instance Tribunal in Washington. He earned both his civil law degree and his licentiate in canon law from The Catholic University of America.
Father Conn is an Ordinary Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, where he teaches canon law. In addition to his position in Rome, he teaches the practice of canon law at the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College. He holds a JD from Fordham University and a JCD from the Gregorian.
The Society warmly congratulates its newest officers. Thank you for your service!