The Pastoral Council (also known as “Parish Council”) meets monthly to advise the Pastor on how the resources of the parish can best be used to fulfill its mission and to remain a vibrant parish community. Pastoral Council members are encouraged to voice their own opinion and the opinion of the whole parish that they represent on parish matters. The Pastoral Council meets monthly. The nine members are elected to three year terms. Any registered parishioner over 18 years of age is eligible.
The Education Commission assists the Pastor and the school Principal to determine policies and to develop and carry out strategic plans for the parish school and for all other parish education programs.
The parish Finance Commission is a group of five people appointed by the Pastor to advise him on the temporal and financial affairs of the parish. Members are selected in virtue of their specialized knowledge of accounting, finances, business practice, and plant management, and serve for an indefinite term. The Commission has monthly meetings.
The parish Building and Grounds Committee advises the Pastor on various issues of maintenance, repair and improvement of all parish buildings and grounds. Members are appointed because of their expertise in a wide range of engineering, construction, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical issues. Committee members are often contacted by the Pastor for advice and help in these areas. The Committee meets twice each year. Those with special knowledge and skills in the areas mentioned are asked to contact the Pastor.
Worship Commission organizes elements of Worship, including Mass Captains, Servers, Lectors, Cantors, Ushers and Greeters. Members also plan special liturgical celebrations. Meetings are held monthly.