Pastoral Council

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“The Lord has called us from different nations, but we must be united with one heart and one soul.”

St. Maria Elizabeth Hesselblad

The primary purpose of the Pastoral Council is to assist the parish in carrying out its apostolate, as described in the Mission Statement. As a pastoral body, Parish Pastoral Council has the following responsibilities:

  • Advise the pastor in determining the needs of the parish
  • Develop an awareness of the needs and priorities of the parish families
  • Advise the pastor in establishing the goals and objectives of the parish and set priorities for their implementation

Membership is generally open to adult members of the parish who are practicing and confirmed Catholics.  Nominations are held in the spring of the year.  The current Council consists of nine members, each of whom serve a three year term.  One third of the Council is selected yearly through a discernment process in the Spring.