The Diocese of Des Moines

Adam Storey named vice chancellor
Adam Storey named vice chancellor — 

Bishop Richard Pates named Adam Storey as the new diocesan vice chancellor effective Jan. 15. He will serve part time as vice chancellor while continuing in his full-time role as diocesan director of the Marriage and Family Life Office.

“I am grateful to Adam for accepting this additional responsibility and am confident he will fulfill well all of our expectations,” said Bishop Richard Pates.

In his new role, Storey will be a member of the diocese’s Executive Committee, an advisory group to the bishop, and will undertake administrative projects as assigned by the bishop.

Storey has served as the diocesan director of the Marriage and Family Life Office since January 2012. Prior to serving the diocese, he was a theology teacher at Dowling Catholic High School, in West Des Moines, from 2009-2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of St. Thomas and a master’s degree in theology from the Augustine Institute. He served the U.S. Marine Corps and is a former diocesan seminarian. He and his family belong to the Basilica of St. John Parish in Des Moines.