Office Of The Chancellor

Services:

The Chancellor’s Office sees to it that administrative acts are expedited and safeguarded in the archives; notarizes canonical documents; provides canonical direction; collects data for reports to the Vatican, the Official Catholic Directory and national and state Catholic Conferences; coordinates the preparation of the Bishop’s Quinquennial Report; coordinates the local implementation of the annual Audit of Compliance with the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Youth; assists with the development/revision of the diocesan Pastoral Manual and of personnel policies and procedures; assists with application for immigration papers for international priests and seminarians; serves as a consultant to the Presbyteral Council, College of Consultors, and the Priests’ Personnel Board; serves ex officio to the Diocesan Finance Council, the Diocesan Retirement Committee, the Vocations Board, Diocesan Review Board, Infirm Priests’ Fund Committee, and as an advisor to other councils, boards and commissions.

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