Revenue and Expenses: The Ins and Outs of the Parish Budget

Johanna Mitchell from the Office of Fiscal Management in the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY provides an overview of categories in a typical parish budget.  Johanna explains typical revenue streams and expense categories and how to analyze these categories when developing or reviewing the parishes budget.

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Role of the Parish Finance Council

Mr. Bill White, Director Emeritus of the Office of Fiscal Management in the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY discuss the role of the Parish Finance Council stemming from Canon Law and the US Bishop’s Letter on Stewardship.  What is the role of the Finance Council in the life of the parish?  How does a pastor select member?  What is their focus?  Mr. White provides an overview that is applicable to parishes across the country.