Business Office Forums 

Business Office Forums are informational meetings held quarterly by the Diocesan Finance Department and are intended for parish and school office staff. The meetings cover a variety of topics, including accounting procedures, technology, employee benefits, risk management, insurance, and general best practices.


2020 Business Office Forum Dates

  • Three one-hour virtual forums were held via Zoom on May 14, 21, and 28, 2020. Each hour covered a different topic. The information that was presented can be found here

  • All-day forum that is typically held in late August/early September will be held virtually this year. More information will be coming. 


  • Half-day forum to be held in late November/early December 2020. This forum is typically held in two locations, one in the Des Moines area and one on the western side of the Diocese, so all parish and school office staff can attend. The same information is presented at both locations.