The Parish Finance Council is an essential consultative body of the parish that “assists the pastor in the administration of the goods” of St. Daniel Parish (Canon 537). In certain cases, the consultation or consent of the Parish Finance Council must be sought and received by the pastor before he can act validly. In all cases, the work of the Parish Finance Council is to be seen as a necessary element of the pastor’s responsibility to administer the material resources of the parish efficiently, transparently, and productively.
Responsible for reviewing and reporting on comparison of actual incurred expenses to master budget, including explanation of significant variances.
St. Daniel Catholic Community has established its own endowment, which is used for future needs. This parish endowment was created using moneys returned to the parish after exceeding the Archdiocesan Stewards for Tomorrow goal, thanks to the generous gifts and pledges of the parish family. The weekly parish bulletin keeps parishioners informed of financial progress.