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New chancellor of the Archdiocese of San Antonio announced

SAN ANTONIO – Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller made the announcement that the new chancellor of the Archdiocese of San Antonio will be Sister Jane Ann Slater. She will assume the position in the summer of 2015, becoming the first woman to serve as chancellor of the archdiocese.

"I have always been grateful for her participation in the development of the pastoral vision for the archdiocese and the many other ways she has served," Garcia-Siller said.

Monsignor Terrance Nolan will continue to serve as the head of the tribunal, providing canonical service to the archdiocese.

"I thank (Nolan) for his willingness to apply his knowledge and experience to do the work of the church in whatever way he has been called," the archbishop said.

Slater, a member of the order of the Sisters of Divine of Providence, will leave her position as president of Our Lady of the Lake University during the summer. She will serve as a member of the archbishop's senior staff, take care of official records and the patrimony of the archdiocese.

Slater will also be responsible for authenticating the official acts of the archbishop along with other canonical and administrative duties.