The Parish Council is a consultative body which actively supports the Pastor in the threefold mission of the parish: to proclaim God’s word to others, to sanctify others by God’s gifts of sacrament and sacrifice, and to lead others actively in God’s promise of eternal life (from Canon Law #228).
Membership on the Parish Council includes active lay members of the parish. Meetings are generally held on the first Monday of each month in the Rectory. The Pastor and members of the Parish staff also attend the monthly meeting.
All parishioners are invited to attend Parish Council meetings as well as participating on the committees of the Parish Council. The current members (ufficio and ex-ufficio) of the Parish Council are:
Msgr. Thomas R. Kelly (Pastor)
Sister Muriel Cooney (staff member)
Lu Doyle (staff member)
Charles Dupin de Saint Cyr
Sister Suzanne Duzen (staff member)
The Committees of the Parish Council are:
- Charity and Justice
Parish Finance Council
In addition to the Parish Council, the Parish Finance Council advises the Pastor on matters relating to fiscal policy and expenditures. The members of the Finance Council are:
Carla Volpe Porter