Nominees must meet the following requirements: A registered parishioner of OLP for at least 3 years who is at least 21 years old A regular participant in the worship life of our parish who receives the sacraments A parishioner that takes their faith seriously
Nominees should also have the following characteristics: Enthusiasm regarding the future of our parish Ability to collaborate with others; openness to other people and their ideas Desire for spiritual growth for themselves and the parish
Nomination Procedure: Complete the nomination form on the second page of this notice Obtain the signature of the person you are nominating (if you are nominating yourself, have another parishioner sign the form as a personal endorsement) Pastoral Council members are available to assist with endorsements and may be contacted through the parish office at 833-7701 (names listed below) Forms are due at the parish office by May 19.
Member Selection: Applications will be reviewed at the May 23 Pastoral Council meeting for completeness and to assure that all requirements have been met From the eligible applicants, names will then be chosen by lot at that same meeting
What is Pastoral Council? It is a visionary body that works in collaboration with the Pastor Council looks to the mission and needs of the parish and plans ways for us to live out the mission and meet our needs Parish council does not make decisions about the daily operations of the parish (other advisory boards are in place for that purpose)
Time Commitment: Meetings are held the fourth Monday of every month except July and December Additionally there will be a one-day retreat and a planning session If subcommittees are needed, each member will be asked to serve on one
Please contact current members of Pastoral Council for additional information: Fr. Rich Toohey (pastor), Greg Bosner (president), Greg Galdon (vice-president), Joanne Bello (secretary), Cathy Kuzma, Lori Dever, Anne Rutkowski, Liz Nee, Joe Bello, Tim Tassick, Tom Sargent, Donna Griffin, and Nancy Milkowski.