Buildings and Properties

The Department for Buildings and Properties


Advising all entities of the Diocese regarding construction, renovations, maintenance and general building upkeep for all properties including:

Operation and Maintenance of the Diocesan Center, Diocesan Conference Center, and the Priests’ Retirement Residence

  • Scheduling all conferences and meetings in both the Diocesan Conference Center and in the Diocesan Center.
  • Coordinating all lunches and dinners for groups using the facilities

Management of the shared-maintenance program and its personnel
Real Estate Issues including leases, acquisitions, alienations, etc.


Terry Conner

Office: 717-657-4804 x260

Mrs Donnajoan Mattis
Facilities Coordinator

Office: 717-657-4804 x601

Documents Due
January 16, 2020
April 9, 2020
September 3, 2020

DBC Meeting
January 30, 2020
April 23, 2020
September 17, 2020

College of Consultors
February 13, 2020
May 7, 2020
October 1, 2020

Very Reverend David L. Danneker
Very Reverend Edward J. Quinlan
Reverend Joshua R. Brommer
Mr. Joseph Connor
Mr. Ron Greenwood
Mr. Jeffrey Merritt
Mr. John E. Mumma
Mr. Tim Przybylowski
Mr. John Silvuka
Mr. Bryan Stokes
Mr. Charles Zitnick

The Diocese’s Shared Maintenance program is your source for better facilities. This service is available to all Diocesan properties: parishes, schools, Catholic Charities, etc. We have an experienced 3 man team (that could expand depending on workload) that can handle your small projects to larger ones requiring multiple people over multiple days. We can respond very quickly if needed to serve your needs.

Our team is experienced.
Painting, plumbing, electrical work, kitchen renovations, changing lights in high areas, energy conservation measures, scheduled or preventive maintenance, small roofing jobs, and a host of other maintenance, repair, and construction activities. Our staff is also fully licensed by the state to do asbestos removals and repairs.

We can offer expert advice.
They are also available to advise you on solutions to technical issues, consultations on service contracts, and be a source of trusted expertise should an outside company be needed to perform the work.

This service is offered at a very competitive rate.
The cost to you is only for their time and material. There is no cost for overhead, profit, or equipment that is owned by the Diocese. There is no markup on parts and any discount we get is passed directly on to you.

Our experienced team and their work is fully insured.
This is an important consideration as not all independent handyman operations can offer the protection levels that the Diocese can. Having this peace of mind that the work being done and the workers are fully insured satisfies Diocesan policy.

Got a maintenance person of your own?
No problem, but should they need a hand we are available to support your person or team as well. Your person can lead our people through whatever task is being done.

Give them a try.
Once you do you will probably want them back. Contact the Diocesan Buildings and Properties Office if you have a need or want more information at 717-657-4804, x260 or (717) 712-9296.

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