Finance Council

The Finance Council consists of parishioners with various business backgrounds who have an advisory and consultative role to the pastor on financial matters. The Council meets monthly to review financial information and make recommendations, when needed.

We work to support the mission of the parish as expressed in the Parish Mission Statement and the particular way that this mission is expressed in the parish’s Core Values, pastoral plan and priorities as developed by the Parish Pastoral Council in conjunction with the pastor.

Finance Council Members:

  • Ann McGowan, Chair
  • Andrew Royston, CPA, Vice-Chair
  • Nicholas Ng, Secretary
  • Elisa Balestra
  • Jack Schmitt

For more information about the responsibilities and operation of the Finance Council see our Finance Council Charter.

See our Annual Report, which contains the financial report to the parish for our most recent fiscal year.

If you have any questions regarding the finances of the parish please contact the Parish office.

Reporting Financial Misconduct:

The Archdiocese of New York and the Church of St. Francis Xavier take the stewardship of your donations and resources seriously. If you have knowledge of financial misconduct or suspect that it might be occurring, please report your concerns via a toll-free hotline, at 877-820-0541, or on the internet, at Both are available 24 hours per day.