About the Vicar General
Born in Chicago, IL, the Reverend Monsignor David D. Brockman grew up in Glenview, IL. He is the youngest of three children and is the son of Dr. and Mrs. David D. Brockman, M.D. Following in a three-generation family tradition, he attended and graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC.
After graduation, Monsignor Brockman pursued graduate studies at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Following graduate studies, he began work in North Carolina and also began discerning a vocation to the priesthood.
Monsignor Brockman attended St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD, earning a Master of Divinity, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology, and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology.
Ordained June 30, 1990 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Raleigh, NC, Monsignor Brockman has served as Pastor of St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church in Raleigh, NC and St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fayetteville, NC.
In October 2004, following the completion of a Licentiate in Canon Law at the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, Msgr. Brockman was appointed Adjutant Judicial Vicar. He was appointed Vicar General of the Diocese of Raleigh on July 10, 2007. On August 18, 2008, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI named Msgr. Brockman a Prelate of Honor with the title Reverend Monsignor.
Interesting note: As a senior at Furman University, Monsignor Brockman was initiated into full communion in the Catholic Church at St. Mary Catholic Church in Greenville, SC. His college roommate, Fr. Richard M. Fitzgerald, is also a priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, currently serving as a priest chaplain in the United States Air Force.
The Catholic Center
7200 Stonehenge Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27613
Rev. Msgr. David D. Brockman, V.G.
Phone: (919) 821-9717