Parish Finance

ST BRIGID'S PARISH FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

In accordance with and subject to the provisions of Canon Law and Diocesan Regulations the Parish Finance Committee will assist the Parish Priest/Administrator in the administration of the goods of the Parish by advising:-

 

a)    on good practice in regard to the procedures required to ensure that all parish income and expenditure is recorded through the approved Diocesan Accounting system;

 

b)     on the maintenance of appropriate safeguards and controls in regard the handling,recording and lodging of cash;

 

c)     on the presentation of an annual financial statement to the Parish;

 

d)     on the preparation of the annual parish budget and the review of the budget at each meeting in the light of current income and expenditure;

 

e)     on the regular transfer of Parish funds to the Parish Solidarity Account;

 

f)     on the management and repayment arrangements of any debt owed to the Solidarity Fund;

 

g)     on the maintenance and the promotion of the Parish Gift Aid Scheme;

 

h)     on the review of all rents payable to the Parish from lands or property leased to tenants;

i)      on policy, targets and strategies in regard to raising funds; (note:the Finance Committee is not a Fundraising Committee.)

 

j)     on the maintenance, repair and upkeep of parish property;

 

k)     generally,on other appropriate matters when so requested by the  Parish Priest/Administrator.

 

Parish Finance Committee

Terry McDaid (Chair); Fionnuala Hunt (Vice Chair);

Seamus Corrigan; Patricia Gordon; Angela Reavey; Nicholas McKeague;

Fr Edward O'Donnell (Parish Priest)

Mairead McGonagle (Recording Secretary)