Financial Services is responsible for the accounting function for the administrative offices of the Diocese of Scranton. This includes the maintenance and preparation of the Diocesan financial statements, the processing of parish assessments and shared administrative costs, the maintenance of the Diocesan Institute and the preparation of the annual budget. The Finance Office is also responsible for the internal audit program for parishes. We provide additional oversight and support, as needed, to other Diocesan organizations.

Diocese of Scranton Financial Reports


2019-2020 Fiscal Year

2018-2019 Fiscal Year

2017-2018 Fiscal Year

2016-2017 Fiscal Year

Policies and Procedures 


Financial Policies and Procedures for Parishes

Parish Accounting Manual

Diocese of Scranton Cathedraticum Assessment

Gas Royalty Policy

      Social Justice Donation Guidelines

Bequest Policy Procedures

Designated Fund Policy

Endowment Fund Policy

Agreement Regarding Parish Building Usage


2021 Second Collection List


2022 Second Collection List


USCCB Resources
(Diocesan Financial Management: A Guide to Best Practices)