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DIOCESAN HANDBOOK INDEX

ADMINISTRATION

PERSONNEL

EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY

LITURGY

SOCIAL MINISTRY

MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE

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Note: Date following each entry indicates effective date of the policy.

ADMINISTRATION

Diocesan

1. Diocesan Organizational Chart - 9/7/2017

2. General Plan; Unity in Communion and Mission 2/1/08      Español

     Chart: Vatican II Theology of the Church      Español

3. Presbyteral Council - Constitution & Bylaws 1/11/11

4. Diocesan Pastoral Council - Constitution & Bylaws 6/30/11

5. Diocesan Finance Council - Statutes 03/23/2016

6. Deans - Duties & Responsibilities 2/3/09

7. Personnel Board – Constitution 05/13/2016

8. Diocesan Tax 05/13/2016

    a. Annual Catholic Appeal Portion

    b. Parish Income-Based & Priests' Pension Plan Portion

9. Special Collections 05/13/2016

10. Theme Sundays 9/16/09

11. Parish Deposits with the Diocese 3/6/2013

12. Loans to Parishes 8/7/14

13. Earthquake Insurance 8/10/10

14. Sexual Misconduct 11/18/04      Español

15. Volunteer Workers 9/20/2016

16. Building and Renovation 2/1/11

17. Building and Renovation for Worship Space 09/20/13

18. Policy on Hiring of Lay Employees 2/1/09

19. Policy on Financial Incentives 3/1/00

20. Policy for Developing a New Parish 11/8/00

21. Approval of Media Outlets 7/1/01

22. Policy on Sexual Abuse by Church Ministers 8/01/03      Español

23. Code of Ethical Standards for Church Ministers 3/1/03      Español

24. Policy on Safe Environment Programs 7/1/12      Español

25. Statutes of the Diocesan Review Board 11/2/06      Español

26. Prohibition of Parish Commercial Development Ventures 12/01/05

27. Fraud Policy 03/21/07

    a. Fraud Report Form 03/21/07      PDF version

28. Prohibition of Parish-based Separately Incorporated Entities 11/19/08

29. Conflict of Interest 10/03/12

30. Emergency Loans to Employees and Parishioners 02/02/16

31. Parish Facilities Sacred Space Policy 05/05/16

Parish

1. Parish Administration 11/1/06 Español

    a. Parish Pastoral Council Charter 11/1/06      Español

    b. Parish Finance Council Charter 9/11/08      Español

2. Parish Financial Report 1/22/09

3. Parish Chart of Accounts 05/13/2015

4. Parish Columbaria 7/1/95

5. Parish Financial Reviews 11/1/10

6. Guidelines for Parish Financial Procedures and Controls 6/30/11

7. Parish Budgeting 8/2016

8. Sample Job Description and Pay Ranges 5/1/02

9. Injury and Illness Prevention Policy and Procedure 6/30/11

10. Assessment of Priests for Ministry Form 3/1/09 Español

11. Parish Personnel Policies 5/18/2012

PERSONNEL

Clergy

1. Pagella of Faculties - Sample and Related Forms 12/1/08

Priests

1. Continuing Education/Ongoing Formation 2/1/03

2. Compensation 8/10/2017

3. Office for Priests 3/1/00

4. Reserve Military Chaplains 7/1/95

5. Norms for the Retirement of Priests 11/28/12

6. Incardination 7/13/95

7. Last Will and Funeral/Burial Arrangements

     (Sample Last Will10/1/95

Permanent Deacons

1. Ongoing Formation of Deacons 1/2/13

2. Assignment of Deacons 1/2/13

3. Compensation of Deacons 1/2/13

4. Appropriate Attire and Title 1/2/13

5. Leave of Absence and Retirement 1/2/13

6. Granting Faculties to Deacons Incardinated in Other Dioceses 1/2/13

7. Incardination and Excardination 1/2/13

8. Determining & Filling the need for Diaconal Ministry 1/2/13

Religious

1. Compensation of Women Religious 06/13/2017

     Addendum:Agreement for Services Form

Priestly Formation

1. Financial Aid 3/23/10

Pastoral Center

1. Pastoral Center Personnel Policies 10/12/12

EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY

1. General 07/01/13

Attachments
111a Parental Guardian Consent Form
112a Driver Information Sheet
113a Statement of Accident
120a Certificate of Awareness Staff
120a Certificate of Awareness Volunteers

2. Catechetics 3/1/00

3. Youth & Young Adults 7/1/00

4. Evangelization 4/18/07

5. Catholic Schools (cf. Manual for Catholic Schools) 1995

     (for a specific policy, contact the Office for Schools, 858-490-8241)