Financial Services

Financial Services provides support in accounting, finance, insurance and property management to parishes, diocesan entities, and divisions of the Diocese of Helena.

Financial Services is supported by the Diocesan Finance Council, a consultative body to the Bishop regarding financial matters. This group meets once a month to address various issues that arise relative to the financial affairs of the diocese.

Primary Functions

  • Manage the financial affairs of the Diocese of Helena in accordance with direction received from our Bishop.
  • Offer support to the parishes and missions in the diocese relative to financial and insurance matters.
  • Provide financial management support to Catholic Social Services of Montana and the Clergy Senior Status and Security Trust (Priests’ Retirement Fund).

Financial Services Director:
Jim Carney
jcarney@diocesehelena.org
406-442-5820 ext. 40

Staff Accountant:
Catherine Koch
ckoch@diocesehelena.org
406-442-5820 ext. 38

Staff Accountant:
Neil Hart
nhart@diocesehelena.org
406-442-5820 ext. 39

Administrative Assistant:
Lois Synness
lsynness@diocesehelena.org
406-442-5820 ext. 44


More information at Financial Services Home Page