The principal ministry of the Chancellor is to take care that the acts of permanent records of the curia (diocesan staff) are gathered, arranged and safeguarded in the diocesan archives. The Chancellor will provide oversight not only of the diocesan archives, but also all marriage records. In addition, the Chancellor serves as the Delegate of the Bishop to the Religious serving in the Diocese of Raleigh, and is a member of the Council of Religious Women. He also serves as the liaison to the Pastoral Administrators serving in the Diocese of Raleigh.