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Finance Council

  • A Parish Finance Council is mandatory for every parish.

  • Its primary role is to assist the pastor in managing the financial affairs of the parish. 

  • Each parish is to have a finance council which is regulated by universal law as well as by norms issued by the diocesan bishop..

  • The council typically consists of laypeople with expertise in finance, accounting, and related fields. They collaborate with the pastor to ensure prudent financial management, transparency, and accountability within the parish community.

​             Advising the pastor on major expenditures or long-term contracts,

  • overseeing the parish’s accounts and financial record-keeping,

  • financial planning and advising on parish investments, and

  • monitoring the parish’s financial security and collections.

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