The Department of Temporal Affairs provides services to other diocesan departments, parishes and Catholic Schools. The areas of responsibility include: diocesan finance and accounting, parish accounting, consolidated deposit and loan program, property records and property management, consolidated property insurance program, legal and taxes, lay personnel, diocesan employees’ health protection plan, lay employees’ retirement, inter-parochial and parochial schools, parish collections for special appeals, Catholic housing projects, diocesan building committee, and other miscellaneous administrative and financial matters.
Accounting / Payroll
The Office of Accounting / Payroll provides information and assistance to all parishes and schools within the Diocese of Jackson.
The Office of Benefits provides benefits administration, including health and retirement benefits, for employees and their dependents. We also provide support and assistance to retired priests regarding benefit plans and Medicare.
Click the link below to browse the benefit plans offered to you as an employee within the Diocese of Jackson, MS.
Contacts – Department of Temporal Affairs
Carolyn Callahan, Director of Temporal Affairs
Reverend Lincoln Dall, Vicar General
Jeff Bell, Facilities Manager (North Mississippi)
Renee’ Carpenter, Diocesan Payroll and Accounting Manager
Victor Gray-Lewis, Facilities Manager
Joan Foret, Receptionist
Debbie Gibson, Receptionist
Sue Junkin, ParishSoft
Vivian Lee, Accounts Payable/Receivable
Nancy Meyers, ParishSoft Coordinator
Cathy Pendleton, Administrative Assistant
(601) 969-2135 Office
(601) 960-8455 Fax
Stephanie Russell, Payroll
Melissa Smalley, Deposit & Loan
Julia Williams, Benefits Coordinator
(601) 960-8462 Office
(601) 960-8464 Fax