About the Diocesan Annual Financial Report

Consistent with its policy of providing financial disclosure, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has worked hard for many years to provide financial transparency.

On February 19, 2020, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This process concluded in February 2023. The financial records of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg are available at https://dm.epiq11.com/case/rcdh/info.

As we are committed to financial transparency, below are the consolidated financial statements for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2018 and 2017. These were prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and were audited by the independent certified public accounting firm McKonly and Asbury, LLP.

The Council

  • Most Rev. Timothy C. Senior – Bishop of Harrisburg
  • Rev. William C. Forrey – Vicar General, Diocese of Harrisburg
  • Mr. Mark B. Glessner – Retired Certified Public Accountant Partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Penn National Insurance and chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of UPMC Pinnacle and chairman of the Finance Committee. Current Appointment Date: October 19, 2016.
  • Ms. Lora A. Kulick, Esq. – Governor’s Office of General Counsel. Current Appointment Date: October 1, 2018
  • Very Rev. Edward J. Quinlan – Pastor. Current Appointment Date: April 1, 2016.
  • Mrs. Lisa Rohrer – A Stewardship Ministry Administrator with a BS in Accounting and years of experience in developing and implementing parish Stewardship Renewals. Current Appointment Date: October 1, 2018
  • Mr. Francis “Frank” X. Ryan – Certified Public Accountant who retired from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2022, after serving three terms. Prior to election to public office, Frank’s practice included serving as an expert in corporate restructuring and management. He is a retired Marine Reserve Colonel, who was recalled to active duty in 2004. He served with the Multi-National Force-Iraq until 2005. Before his initial retirement from the armed services in 2002, Frank served as the Central Command Special Operations Officer during Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Mr. Kenneth R. Shutts – Retired President and CEO Penn National Insurance, a member of the Board of Directors of Penn National Insurance, a member of the Disciplinary Board for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, past-Chairman of the Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, as well as a member of the Executive Advisory Committee of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. Current Appointment Date: May 23, 2016.
  • Mr. Donald Kaercher – CFO, Diocese of Harrisburg
  • Mr. Mike Gillis – Controller, Diocese of Harrisburg


Donald J. Kaercher

Chief Financial Officer Secretary for Administrative Services

Office: 717-657-4804 x260

Heidi Kline

Administrative Assistant

Office: (717) 657-4804 x260