Parish Pastoral and Finance Council

 

The planning, reports, and programs of the Parish Pastoral Council and the parish committees shall flow from our Parish Mission Statement:

As a multi-cultural parish family, St. Patrick’s is dedicated

to enriching the spiritual life of our community

through faith in Christ and the Eucharist.

We are a welcoming sign of permanence amidst a neighborhood of change,

striving to provide love, trust, and support to all.

 

                         Current Members are as follows:

 

                                   Fr. Kevin Peters             

                                   Debbie DelQuadri 

                                   Marcy Fessler

                                   Kathie Chaffee Gaige

                                   Mary Green     

                                   Mary Guzzo            

Tony Lape

Jeanette Loggins-Wright

Deacon Jesse McClain

Bianca Ross

Chris Tennant

Vicki Vicars

Parish Pastoral Council Minutes

St. Patrick's Parish Pastoral Council has been revising their Five-Year Plan.  To view the plan, click here.

 

Membership is made up of those who are:

 

  • a baptized, confirmed and practicing Catholic,

  • a supporting, registered member of St. Patrick’s for at least one year,

  • at least 18 years of age,

  • active participant in parish life, especially Sunday liturgy, and

  • willing to give time to prepare for and attend all meeting.   

 

The committees that provide assistance and support to the Parish Pastoral Council and their purposes are as follows:

 

  • Parish Life – To create a welcoming environment that will enhance our appreciation for one another and our celebrations. To provide various opportunities for socialization and celebration.

  • Christian Education – To offer educational programs that will support individuals and families in their faith commitment.

  • Spiritual Life Ministry – To encourage the full participation of the parishioners in other spiritual growth opportunities and to make these opportunities abundant and convenient for all.

  • Christian Service – To extend the love and support of the church community to those in need. To work for improvement in our neighborhood and in the civic community.

  • Parish Finance Council – To monitor the finances of the parish and make recommendations regarding major expenditures.

Parish Finance Council

along with Parish Pastoral Council and the parish at large have initiated a capital campaign for the following items:

 

  • Preservation Fund – $200,000 – Completed

  • Heating upgrade for church and social hall:  $200,000 – Completed

  • Evangelization coordinator:  $90,000 – In process

  • South side steps replaced:  $15,000

  • Parking lot repair and re-sealing/new bumper guards:  $27,000 - Completed

  • Organ upgrades:  $35,000 – Completed

  • Main stained glass window:  $80,000 – Completed

  • North stained glass windows:  $185,000 - Completed

  • New phone and computer system:  $25,000

  • LED outside lighting on church:  $18,000