The Chancery includes those offices and persons who directly assist the Bishop in the pastoral and administrative governance of the Diocese of Covington.

The Chancery, on behalf of the bishop:

  • expedites canonical matters;
  • collects and preserves diocesan and parish records;
  • assists parishes and priests with civil matters;
  • maintains files on priests and parishes;
  • collects statistical information for the Diocese;
  • facilitates communications with other dioceses and the Vatican;
  • provides information on the Church or directs inquirers to appropriate sources;
  • oversees diocesan offices.