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.

PAYROLL (click here)


Benefits / Human Resource

The Office of Benefits / Human Resource provides benefit and retirement information and assistance to all parishes, schools and agencies within the Diocese of Jackson.


Contacts – Department of Temporal Affairs

Carolyn Callahan, Director of Finance
(601) 346-6038

Reverend Lincoln Dall, Vicar General

Jeff Bell, Facilities Manager (North Mississippi)

Paul Byrne, Facilities Manager
(601) 960-8457

Renee’ Carpenter, Payroll Administrator
(769) 208-6400

Joan Foret, Receptionist
(601) 969-1880

Debbie Gibson, Receptionist/Benefits
(601) 969-1880

Sue Junkin, ParishSoft

Vivian Lee, Accounts Payable/Receivable
(601) 960-8461

Nancy Meyers, ParishSoft Coordinator
(601) 960-8458

Cathy Pendleton, Administrative Assistant
(601) 969-2135 Office
(601) 960-8455 Fax

Tamara Radican, Benefits Support
(601) 960-8489

Stephanie Russell, Payroll
(601) 960-8454

Melissa Smalley, Deposit & Loan
(601) 960-8456

Julia Williams, Benefits Coordinator
(601) 960-8462  Office
(601) 960-8464  Fax