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Reflection and Action about Temporal Goods of the Parish / Institution
Posted On : 01-05-2019

a.    The temporal goods of the parish are administered by the parish priest or by the Head of the Institution, as the case may be, under the supervision of the diocesan Bishop.
b.    All legal transactions with regard to the temporal goods of the parish / institution shall be done in concurrence with the diocesan Financial Administrator.
c.    All the valuable documents concerning the temporal goods of the parish should be submitted in original to the office of the diocesan Financial Administrator for safe custody and the copies of the same should be preserved in the parish archives.
d.    The book of Inventory is to be updated and maintained by the parish priest / Head of the institution regularly. The Secretary of the Parish Finance Committee can help the parish priest in updating the Inventory.
e.    No priest is permitted to take any loan for parish / institution from any person or financial institution. No priest is permitted to lend money to any one from the funds of the parish / institution without prior written permission of the diocesan Bishop.
f.    No priest is permitted to invest personal money by way of advance or loan for the works of the parish / institution without the prior written permission of the diocesan Bishop. The amount thus invested without permission will be treated as a gift by the priest to the parish / institution. 

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