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Bishop's Office

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Assistant to the Bishop

  • Maggie Blanc
  • Phone: 912-201-4126

Fifteenth Bishop of Savannah: 2020–

The Most Reverend Stephen D. Parkes was appointed the fifteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Savannah by His Holiness Pope Francis on July 8, 2020. He was consecrated and installed on September 23, 2020 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

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  • Deacon Kevin Knight, CW3 (Ret.)
  • Phone: 912-201-4100

The Chancellor is the official keeper of the diocesan records and archives and is the diocesan notary.

Finance Office

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Chief Financial Officer

  • Alejandro Henao
  • Phone: 912-201-4061

Financial Staff Resources

The mission of the Finance Office is to provide good stewardship of the temporal goods of the Catholic Diocese of Savannah under the authority of the Bishop. 

Human Resources

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Managing Director

  • Jo Ann Green
  • Phone: 912-201-4071

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Employment Opportunities

The Office of Human Resources is responsible for managing:

  • Benefits
  • Clergy Benefits
  • Diocesan Burial Fund
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Insurance
  • Lay Life
  • Lay Retirement
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • New Employee Information - INS Form I-9
  • Retirement/Termination Form
  • Supplemental Clergy Welfare
  • Tax-Sheltered Annuities
  • Workmen's Compensation Insurance

Vicars General

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Vicars General

  • Very Reverend Daniel F. Firmin, JCL
  • Phone: 912-201-4100


  • Very Reverend J. Scott Winchel, VF
  • Phone: 706-294-2766

The Vicars General assist the Bishop in the administration of the diocese.

They make decisions following the intention and the mind of the Bishop. By this office, the Vicars General are an extension of part of the Bishop's executive power – handling issues regarding policy and procedure in the diocese. They also offers insight to the Bishop on a variety of subjects and issues facing the diocese and they assist him in caring for the clergy and making personnel decisions. 

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