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Chancellor and Canonical Services

The Chancellor’s Office collects and organizes policies relating to the Archdiocese. With the assistance of an Archives Office staff, the Chancellor is responsible for maintaining the historical record of the Archdiocese. The Chancellor prepares decrees and rescripts , offers canonical advice, and corresponds with the Holy See on behalf of the Archbishop.

The office receives, reviews and approves Expenditure Approval Requests forms from parishes and schools. The Chancellor oversees annual statistical reporting to the Official Catholic Directory and the Holy See.

When to contact this Department:

  • Canonical questions
  • Expenditure Approval Requests