Each parish in the Diocese of Providence is a canonical juidic person. Within the State of Rhode Island, Catholic parishes, school, hospitals, and other juridic persons are also civilly incorporated. The members of the St. Margaret Parish Corporation are:
President – The Most Reverend Richard G. Henning, D.D., S.T.D. Vice President – The Reverend Monsignor Albert A. Kenney, V.G., S.T.L. Treasurer – The Reverend Jeremy J. Rodrigues, S.T.L.
Lay Trustee – Mr. John C. Lynch Lay Trustee – Mrs. Maddie Josephs
Auditor – Mr. Karl Sherry
The Parish Finance Council
In keeping with the revised Code of Canon Law (1983), Canon 537, every parish is to have a Finance Council to assist and to advise the pastor in the financial adminstration of the parish. The pastor has the ultimate responsibility to make the final decisions covering the handling of temporalities. The pastor is subject to the norms set down by the Diocesan Bishop, presently, the Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin. The Finance Council’s responsibilities are fulfilled only if the pastor seeks its assistance and gives serious consdieration to its advice in making decisions regarding temporalities.
The Finance Council Members are:
Rev. Jeremy Rodrigues, Pastor Margaret Burgess John Costigan Arthur DeBlois, III Joseph DiMuccio John Josephs Michael Kirwan Pat Pita Christine Rogers
Maddie Josephs, Parish Trustee John C. Lynch, Parish Trustee Barbara DiLibero, Parish Bookeeper