Functions of the Chancery

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.

Chancery staff

Most Reverend Roger J. Foys, D.D.

Most Reverend Roger J. Foys, D.D.

Bishop of Covington
Very Reverend Daniel L. Schomaker, V.G.

Very Reverend Daniel L. Schomaker, V.G.

Vicar General
Very Reverend Ryan L. Maher, V.G.

Very Reverend Ryan L. Maher, V.G.

Vicar General
Jamie Schroeder

Jamie Schroeder

Chancellor

Reverend Joseph Shelton

Administrative Assistant to the Bishop
Clare Quigley

Clare Quigley

Executive Assistant to the Bishop
Pam Orecchio

Pam Orecchio

Secretary
Donna Hampton

Donna Hampton

Secretary
Nyra Hopkins

Nyra Hopkins

Receptionist
Alice C. Saner

Alice C. Saner

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