Parish and School Business Services

About Us

The Office of Parish Internal Audit assists the Archbishop of Newark in fulfilling his mission for the Church of Newark by providing business administrative support to Archdiocesan parishes and their related entities to ensure sound fiscal management of its temporal goods.


Assist parish/school management in the restructuring of operations and finances

Audit reviews of Parish operations for compliance with Church and government policies and regulations

Resource for the development, publication and subsequent evaluation of the annual budget and financial reports

Act as liaison for parishes with other Chancery departments and outside interests to address matters of concern and issues related to parish operations

Manages the Natural Gas & Electricity Purchasing Program

Contact Us

Nancy F. Lystash

Executive Director


Megan Gibney

Senior Business Strategic Analyst


Heidi Kopala

Senior Auditor, Regional High Schools/Special Projects
(973) 497-4078



Jody Gergich

Parish Internal Audit


Karen Wolf

Parish Internal Audit


Juliana Ferreira

School Business Services

School Business Services Coordinator

Donna Quinn

School Business Services


School Business Managers 

Maria Archetti

Jane Cordova

Maria Dantas

Vinicio Delgado

Rosa Guzman

Daniel Levin

Theresa Lucas

Denise Madsen

Donna Mauro

Rosalie Mescall

Catherine Persico

Margaret Rizzo

Aida Rosa

Wiesia Rucki

Migdalia Santiago

Katricia Scantlebury

Joan Twomey

Mariana Villegas

Beata Wiklinski

Cynthia Williams

Elizabeth Yagual