Gold = Completed
Blue = In Process
Red = For Future
Updated August 21, 2020
FINANCE & ADMIN: Publish diocese transparency report - State of the Diocese full report published on August 21, 2020
COMMUNICATIONS: Evaluate revitalization opportunities for The Anchor, task force recommendations presented, back end adjustments completed and live, marketing initiatives in process
COMMUNICATIONS: Enhance the voice of the Bishop using new media - live streaming of Mass and video communications now being leveraged
FINANCE & ADMIN: Expand the Chancery Audit to include all parishes and schools. Audit schedule for 2020 is underway, with 4 schools in various phases.
OF PARISHES COMPLETED...FINANCE & ADMIN: Transition parish financials to a hosted environment
YOUTH: Hire a Secretariat/Sr. Director of Youth, Young Adult & Family Life Ministries - Senior Director hired and starting August 24, 2020
HR: Implement a standard payroll system across the diocese - is being launched in October 2020
FACILITIES & RE: Inventory, store, sell/donate sacramental goods - a climate-controlled facility was secured as well as partnership with organizations to help value and handle items.
COMMUNICATIONS: Create a Bishop's Blog to enhance the voice of the Bishop - launched October 2019
COMMUNICATIONS: Build an intranet for internal information sharing and collaboration - partner identified, internal testing underway
FINANCE & ADMIN: Upgrade Chancery GL then integrate billing & AR - upgraded and completed in winter 2020
CSS: Rebuild the Board of Directors to serve Catholic Social Services
COMMUNICATIONS: Enhance the DFR Website, timing is TBD
COMMUNICATIONS: Create a central database
FACILITIES & RE: Real estate policies and procedures developed and distributed
FACILITIES & RE: Streamline Fall River campus contracts/vendors
FINANCE & ADMIN: Hire a Director of Strategic Planning, hired July 2019
PROPERTY & RE: Create a database of all buildings and land, database structure is in place with many assessments completed and confirmed.
CSS: Enhance employee morale and retention - an Employee Assistance Program was implemented at the end of 2019
YOUTH: Every parish hire a professional youth minister (ministers could be shared among parishes or within collaboratives. - Timing TBD