Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas
Rector, 1984 - 1995
Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas was the seventh rector of Mundelein Seminary. Before becoming rector of Mundelein, he served as rector, principal, and Dean of Formation at Quigley Preparatory Seminary South. He was appointed rector of Mundelein in 1984. In 1995, Kicanas was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. He was named Bishop of Tucson in 2003. His motto is “Justice begets peace,” which is taken from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah (32:17).