The parish finance council serves as an advisory body to the pastor and the parish pastoral council in the administration and stewardship of parish finances, budget, parish facilities, and long-range financial development. Mandated by canon law; parish finance councils, like parish pastoral councils, are consultative bodies.
The finance council has three main areas of responsibility: 1) Administration and finance; 2) Facility management, and 3) Stewardship and development. Following is a detailed list of the general duties that fall within each area of responsibility.
Administration & Finance||Facility Management||Stewardship & Development|
|Financial projections and General financial condition||Fixed assets||Stewardship education|
|Budget development||Preventative maintenance||Stewardship program(s)|
|Budget monitoring||Capital budget||Increased Offertory|
|Financial controls||Construction||Capital campaign|
|Financial reports||Repairs and warranties||Debt reduction|
|Policy compliance||Blueprints||Planned giving|
|Contracts & investments||Inspections and safety||Endowments|
|Parish financial review|||||
|Internal parish financial review procedures|||||
|Father E. George Saletrik||Annette Costlow|
|Debra Bayer||Romeo DeMarco|
|Rudy Benedetti||Martin Maskiewicz|