The Tribunal of the Diocese of Fairbanks is a service of the Catholic Church. It assists in the pastoral care of divorced persons seeking marriage in the Catholic Church, divorced and remarried persons seeking to have their marriage recognized in the Church, and divorced persons seeking clarification of their standing in the Church. The Tribunal is staffed by a lay person and clerics who assist in this ministry.


The Tribunal Administrator is primarily involved in the processing of marriage nullity cases, is knowledgeable of marriage policies, and assists the faithful of the Diocese who have canonical questions. Many assumptions are made about annulments and so contacting your pastor, pastoral administrator, or this office can often clear up many misconceptions. We are here to serve you and your needs if you have questions regarding marriage preparations or if you have a marriage that has ended in a divorce or dissolution.