Functions of the Chancery

The Chancery includes those offices and persons who directly assist the Bishop in the pastoral and administrative governance of the Diocese of Covington.

The Chancery, on behalf of the Bishop:

  • Expedites canonical matters;
  • Collects and preserves Diocesan and parish records;
  • Assists parishes and priests with civil matters;
  • Maintains files on priests and parishes;
  • Collects statistical information for the Diocese;
  • Facilitates communications with other Dioceses and the Vatican;
  • Provides information on the Church or directs inquirers to appropriate sources;
  • Oversees Diocesan offices.

Chancery staff

Most Rev. John C. Iffert

Most Rev. John C. Iffert

Bishop of Covington
Very Rev. Mark A. Keene

Very Rev. Mark A. Keene

Vicar General

Reverend Jordan Hainsey

Reverend Jordan Hainsey

Administrative Assistant to the Bishop, Administrative Assistant to the Chancellor
Jamie Schroeder

Jamie Schroeder

Chancellor
Pam Orecchio

Pam Orecchio

Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Sarah Torres

Archivist
Linda Dietz

Linda Dietz

Database Coordinator
Joanie Lecoy

Joanie Lecoy

Secretary, Office of the Chancellor
Rachel Barnes

Rachel Barnes

Secretary, Office of the Chancellor
Nyra Hopkins

Nyra Hopkins

Receptionist