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Finance Office

The Finance Office is responsible for managing the temporal resources of the Archdiocese. This includes accounting, financial reporting, budgets, investments, human resources, group benefits plan, and all matters related to archdiocesan properties. The office provides accounting and financial expertise for the Pastoral & Administrative Offices, clergy, lay personnel and to parishes and other associated Catholic entities as appropriate.

Finance Office Staff

Finance Lead: Deacon Wayne Provencal,  CPA, CA
Finance Coordinator: Lorna Gawlinski, CPA, CA
Facilities Lead: Andrew Papenbrock

Phone: 780-469-1010

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Key Activities


Provide standardized operating policies and procedures to enable parishes to effectively manage their resources and to provide accounting for the Pastoral & Administrative Offices, ministries’ offices, St. Joseph Priests’ Foundation, and other related Catholic entities as appropriate.


Provide direction and support to ensure that our parishes and offices are in compliance with applicable federal/provincial/municipal and archdiocesan laws/rules and regulations.


Prepare the annual financial statements for audit and publication, for the Archdiocese and St. Joseph Priests’ Foundation. Review with archdiocesan committees major capital expenditures of parishes. Review and monitor the financial performance of the Archdiocese, the parishes, and other related Catholic entities as appropriate. Administer the property and liability insurance programs for the Archdiocese.


Monitor and ensure compliance with comprehensive banking agreement and archdiocesan policies. Maintain banking arrangements, financing and reporting requirements for the Archdiocese and parishes.

Human Resources

Develop and update policies and procedures affecting lay employees of the Archiocese, both in parishes and at the Pastoral & Administrative Offices. Assist in the recruitment and selection of personnel at the Pastoral & Administrative Offices, while advising pastors and other administrative staff on recruitment, selection, and employee relations matters at the parish level.