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Chancery Office

The primary purpose of the Chancery staff is to serve the Bishop in matters of church administration. The Chancery office keeps marriage dispensation records up to date. It is responsible for gathering information for the Official Catholic Directory, Rome Report, Quinquennial Report, Parish Profiles and several annual reports.

It is responsible for recording, gathering, arranging and safeguarding the records and archives of the diocese. Beyond the canonical requirements of the office, the Chancery staff is responsible for overseeing property acquisition and sale, and monitoring diocesan building projects.

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  • Aug
    16
    Statement from the USCCB 8-16-18.
    August 16, 2018 - 11:20 am
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    18
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    28
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    August 28, 2018 - 11:13 am
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