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Finance Office

The diocesan Finance Office is responsible for managing the temporal resources of the entire diocese. This includes the administration of all investments of the diocese, as well as the operating and capital budget for the diocesan administration.

The diocesan Finance Office Staff are available to support parishes, schools and cemeteries in the area of stewardship and financial administration. Diocesan entities are encouraged to contact the diocesan Finance Office with accounting, financial, or policy related questions.

Finance Office Staff

Rolla “Mac” Bryant, CPA, CDFM, Finance Officer/Secretary for Temporalities
Diocesan administration operations, diocesan budgeting and reporting, investments
(603) 663-0117

Laura Cramer, Executive Assistant to the Finance Officer
(603) 663-0131

Internal Audit Manager
(603) 663-0167

Patricia M. Goneau, Finance Office - Controller
Diocesan administration operations, diocesan budgeting and reporting, manages Parish Bookkeeping Services program
(603) 663-0141

Lisa Melanson, Assistant Controller - Finance Accounting - Investments
Diocesan administration operations, diocesan budgeting and reporting

Theresa P. Bradford, Senior Accountant/Central Fund Trust 
(603) 663-0130

Debra A. Keane, Executive Assistant to Finance/Accounts Receivable
(603) 663-0155

Taylor Piper, Accountant/Accounts Payable
(603) 663-0131

Parish and School Financial Services

Christine Bogacz, Director of Parish and School Financial Services
Parish and school financial reporting, diocesan finance policies, internal reviews, parish finance councils
(603) 663-0118

Mary C. Averill, Parish Accounting Manager
Parish and school financial reporting, diocesan finance policies, internal reviews, parish finance councils
(603) 663-0158

Peter Stauble, Parish and School Business Analyst
Parish and school budgets, accounting, analytics
(603) 663-0116

Linda Buckless, Diocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes
(603) 663-0154

Jon FarinaDiocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes
(603) 663-0175

Victoria Major, Diocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes
(603) 663-0142

Teri Maxwell, Diocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes
(603) 663-0151

Dennis Pedlely, Diocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes(603) 663-0190

Leslie Taylor, Diocesan Bookkeeper
Centralized bookkeeping services for parishes
(603) 663-0122

Catholic Cemetery Office

David A. Gabert, Director of Cemetery Operations
(603) 663-0191

Debra Keane, Executive Assistant
(603) 663-0155

Actively works with the cemeteries within the Diocese of Manchester to emphasize the importance of the Christian Rite of Committal (burial), improve operational efficiencies, and to build financial stability.

Parish and School Resource Information

Offertory Memo

Offertory Procedures

Offertory Bag Log Sheet

Collection Count Sheet for Bags Counted Individually

Collection Count Sheet for Bags Counted Together

Links

2022 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2021 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2020 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2019 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2018 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2017 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2016 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2015 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

2014 Central Office Audited Financial Statements

Diocesan Finance Council

Tax Guidelines for Churches and Religious Organizations

2024 Collections Envelope Memo

2023-2024 Special Collections

2024-2025 Special Collections

Collections Calendar 2024 - Parish Envelope Companies

Collections Calendar 2025 - Parish Envelope Companies

2024-2025 Parish to Parish and Catholic School Assessment Grant Procedure and Application

2022-2023 Safety Grant Procedure and Application

The Parish and School Finance Manual is currently being updated. Contact Mac Bryant at (603) 663-0117 if you need information about collection and accounting procedures.

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