The Immaculate Heart of Mary Finance Council is an advisory body to the Pastor. The council consist of parishioners who meet once a month with the Pastor and Parish Business Manager to discuss the financial business of the parish.
- The term of service is three years
- The council is a deliberative body, discussing issues and giving the Pastor insight
- The council reviews financial reports issued by the Business Manager in order to give informed advice
- The council is a conduit for information between the congregation and the Pastor
The council serves at at the Pastor’s discretion and has no authority other than what the Pastor grants. It is not an auditing body and does not have check writing authority or authority to enter into agreements for the parish.