Posts Tagged financial disclosure

Bulletin Letter – 8/11/19

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                 +JMJ Canon Law requires us once a year to make a “financial disclosure” to the parish. That is the purpose of this bulletin letter, along with the condensed end-of-year balance sheet, profit and loss statement and major projects list. Although I consider this

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Bulletin Letter – 10/7/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ We had a finance council committee meeting a couple weeks ago. Here are the highlights: First we introduced new members and reviewed the purpose of the finance council, since we have three new members who will join us this year, with three former

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Bulletin Letter – 8/5/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ The Code of Canon Law requires that pastors make a financial disclosure regarding parish finances once a year. On a weekly basis we show in the bulletin how the collections measure up to the budget. But in this week’s bulletin you have the

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Bulletin Letter – 08/13/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ  Canon Law (Church law) requires that once a year there be a financial disclosure to the whole parish. The fiscal year for the Diocese runs July 1-June 30; and the end-of-year reports are due by the end of July. The financial information in

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Bulletin Letter August 30

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                     +JMJ A pastor of a parish is required at least once a year to make a financial disclosure to the parish. For the last couple of parishes that I pastored, this disclosure was most easily made by publishing in the bulletin the fiscal end-of-year balance

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