Parish Pastoral Council Elections

04-22-2022Letter from Fr. BrianRev. Brian F. Manning

Our Parish will be holding Our Parish Pastoral Council Elections this late Spring. Below is a Description of the Role and eligibility requirements. Folks will be invited to nominate parishioners during the weekend of May 7-8 in the church by filling out a nomination paper and placing it in the baskets at the door of the church when leaving or by email.

Suggested Candidates will be asked if they wish to accept and must commit by Wednesday 12:00pm, May 18 with an e-file of a photo and brief self-description. These will be placed on boards and on the website with the Election to be held June 4-5 in church and via the website.

Role Description of a Parish Pastoral Council Member (PPC):

  • Members of the Parish Pastoral Council assist the Pastor in keeping our Parish Vision as reflected by our Mission Statement.
  • Members provide prayerful reflection and insight to the Pastor as he seeks to foster a growing and thriving community of faith.

To be eligible for election person must be:

  • A registered and actively engaged member of our Parish
  • Be able to pass an Annual CORI Review
  • To sign and commit to a Code of Conduct for all Parish Volunteers
  • To attend a Protecting God’s Children Program once, if required
  • be able to attend approximately (in person) 5 Meetings per year
  • Be willing to prepare by praying, reading, and reflecting
    for PPC Meeting
  • Be willing to listen without judgment or decision to the words and ideas from all parishioners
  • Be a positive Advocate for the Parish with all people

A member can only serve 1 six-year term and is eligible after a 2 year hiatus.

No employee or a household member of an employee is eligible.