Councils & Committees

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PASTORAL COUNCIL

 

Parish Pastoral Council is responsible for the overall spiritual and pastoral development of the parish.  The Council discerns the needs and direction of the parish and develops strategies and calls forth resources to respond to those needs.  The Pastoral Council assists, supports, and makes recommendations to the various working committees, groups and organizations of the parish.  They set the short and long range priorities for the parish.

 

FINANCE COUNCIL

Oversees the financial health of the parish, allocates funds as required, and produces an annual budget.  The Finance Committee includes the Pastor and other members as required.  The Committee works with the Pastoral Council to implement the mission of the parish.

 

PARISH LITURGY COMMITTEE

This is a consultative and planning body fostering vibrant, integral and effective liturgical life in the parish.  They promote spiritual life and implement liturgical celebrations.

 

PROPERTY COMMITTEE

This committee oversees, reviews and helps maintain the condition of the buildings and property.

 

STEWARDSHIP  COMMITTEE

Promotes stewardship as a way of life, inviting the parish community to journey together in faith through conversion and participation in the spirituality of stewardship.  Stewardship encourages parishioners to reflect on their God-given talents and invites the parish community to give of their time, talent and treasure, without expectation of return.  Committee members promote stewardship through modeling a Christ-centered way of life and facilitating the integration of stewardship concepts in parish activities.

 

DEVELOPMENT & PEACE COMMITTEE

Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada.  ‘Share Lent’ is its annual education and fundraising campaign.  Each year the Development and Peace collection for developing countries takes place on the Fifth Sunday of Lent.

 

BUILDING FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

They develop and implement fund raising events for the parish building fund.

 

CEMETERY COMMITTEE

They look after the matters related to St. Andrews Cemetery.

 

NOTE:  

If you would like to know more about these groups; or, would like to participate you may contact the office:

Deacon Gordon MacKinnon, Office Manager 461 – 1987

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