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Parish Council Minutes

ST JOSEPH PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

AUGUST 27, 2019

PRESENT:  FATHER DAVID, AMANDA MCGUIRE, JUDY REINHART, MARGARET VAILE, BARBARA ALLMAN, MIKE CACI, PAUL HOHMAN, JANE GARVEY, KATHY MUDD

PRAYER AND REFLECTION

MINUTES:  THE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING, MAY 28, 2019, WERE APPROVED.  MIKE MADE MOTION, MARGARET SECOND.

PARISH FAITH:  FATHER DAVID REPORTED THEY MET LAST WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019.  THEY REVIEWED PROCEDURES FOR ALL SERVERS, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS, ETC.  HE NOTED THEY HAD ENOUGH TEACHERS FOR RELIGIOUS ED CLASSES.  THE RETREAT FOR PARISH COUNCIL AND FINANCE COMMITTEE IS SET FOR OCTOBER 5TH FROM 8:30-12:00 AT CAFÉ CLASSICO.

PARISH LIFE:  PAUL NOTED THAT THE OKTOBERFEST IS SET FOR OCTOBER 6TH IN THE CAFETERIA AND GYM.  THEY WORKED ON SETTING THE SCHEDULE AND VOLUNTEERS.  IT WAS ALSO NOTED THAT JUDITH NEEDS MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR LORD OF THE MIRACLES.  THERE WILL BE A MEETING SEPTEMBER 7TH AT 10:00 FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP PROVIDE BREAKFAST FOR RELIGIOUS ED CLASSES.  FATHER DAVID NOTED THE SOCCER STADIUM OPENS MARCH 2020 AND WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OPEN THE KITCHEN FOR “TAILGATING” BUSINESS.  THE COMMITTEE ALSO RECAPPED THE PICNIC.  FATHER DAVID SENT A FLOCKNOTE ABOUT THE PICNIC ASKING FOR FEEDBACK.

ADMINISTRATION:  FATHER DAVID NOTED THAT COLLECTIONS ARE DOWN.  HE CHALLENGED THE PARISH COUNCIL AND FINANCE COMMITTEE TO THINK ABOUT WAYS TO INCREASE COLLECTIONS AND REACH OUT/PRESENT TO THE PARISH MEMBERS.

 FATHER DAVID DISTRIBUTED A LETTER FROM ONE OF OUR PARISHONERS REGARDING SAFETY (SEE ATTACHED).  FATHER ALSO DISTRIBUTED A REPORT FROM THE CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY (SEE ATTACHED).  HE ASKED THE PARISH COUNCIL TO READ AND BE READY TO DISCUSS AT THE NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING.  HE SUGGESTED WE FORM AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A DISASTER POLICY BY DECEMBER 2019.

THE NEXT PARISH COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1ST AT 7:00 IN THE CAFETERIA.

 

 
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