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Finance Council

The Parish Finance Council is a consultative body of lay persons established to advise the Pastor in
matters pertaining to the financial affairs of the parish. The relationship between the Pastor and the
council is one of support and collaboration.

The Parish Finance Council is composed of the Pastor, as an ex-officio member, and not less than three reputable and practicing members of the parish knowledgeable and skilled in financial matters. Membership is by appointment of the Pastor. Members serve for a three-year term and may be appointed to a second three-year term. The Chairperson is appointed for a term of one year and may be reappointed. 


➞ To advise the pastor in financial matters for the Parish

➞ Preparation of an annual budget
➞ Periodic review of the Diocesan bookkeeping and accounting system
➞ Ensuring the submission of the Semi and Annual Financial Report to the Diocese
➞ Preparation and publication of an Annual Financial Statement and Report provided to the Parish Pastoral Council and members of the Parish community.  Click here for financial report

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