Contact Information

8 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075-0106
Tel.: (212) 774-0240

Mission and Responsibilities

The IT Department’s mission and charge exists to aid in proclaiming the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for overseeing all Archdiocesan technologies. The IT Department provides strategic visioning, development, and operational support to the Archdiocese. Thus, the mission of the IT Department is multifaceted and includes:

1. Developing and implementing the Archdiocese’s overall technology strategy and strategic plan
2. Overseeing and approving all technological development, applications and services for the Archdiocese and all her Departments
3. Evaluating emerging technologies
4. Generating technology policies and procedures
5. Setting and enforcing digital graphics standards
6. Establishing Archdiocesan technology standards and compliance guidelines
7. Creating secure, reliable and effective information systems within the Archdiocese and between the Archdiocese, its Metropolises, institutions, organizations, and parishes.
8. Maintaining the infrastructure that supports those systems
9. Providing technical support to the people who use those systems

The fulfillment of this mission involves assessing the technology and informational needs of the Archdiocese as a whole, recommending, and implementing solutions to meet those needs. The IT Department is responsible for all computer operations and systems at the Archdiocese. Coordinating technology efforts in the various Archdiocesan departments, organizations and institutions is also a focal point for the Department in order to provide standardization of technology and improve the speed, efficiency and accuracy of information shared and disseminated. The IT Department also works closely with the Department of Internet Ministries, which is the department directly responsible for digital ministry to the parishes and parishioners of the Archdiocese.

Archdiocesan Council - Technology Committee

Technology Committee

The Technology Committee acts as an advisory body that has been created to assist the Archdiocese in its technology endeavors. The Technology Committee is a formal committee on the Archdiocesan Council. The committee members are actively involved with the IT Department and Internet Ministries Department in various projects. The clergy and lay committee members are made up of both technology and non-technology professional from across the Archdiocese.