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
Kathie Chaffee Gaige
Deacon Jesse McClain
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