Parish Councils

Worship Council

The Worship Council meets twice a month to explore more fully the nature of the liturgy and liturgical spirituality as expressed in the celebrations at St. Angela Merici. The group considers the worship life of the parish in relation to the Sundays and seasons of the liturgical year. Flowing from those discussions, ideas are explored for ways to enhance participation at the various masses on Sunday. Gathered from...

Gospel of Life Council

The Gospel of Life Council consists of the leadership or representative(s) from the ministries of outreach and care in the parish community: ACT Office, Bereavement, Detention, Giving Tree, Respect Life, Saturday Hospitality, Scouting Outreach (Scouting). Its vision emerges from the Parish Mission Statement and the Five Year Plan of the parish community. Although each ministry coordinates its activities and events through its membership, it does not function as an...

Finance Council

The Finance Council of Saint Angela Merici is Coordinated by the pastor and at least three or four lay people appointed by the pastor. The goals and vision are shaped by the pastor, the Pastoral Council, and recommendations from the Parish Assembly gatherings. The current Finance Council includes three members and the Business Manger. These members are experts in various fields of finance, business and legal affairs. They...

Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council serves in a consultative relationship to the Pastor helping to set long range goals for the parish. The Council investigates, discerns, and recommends to the Pastor suggestions involving pastoral matters. They offer practical wisdom through their ability to investigate pastoral matters in a general way, reflect on them deeply in prayer and dialogue, and propose plans that will unify the parish community. Decisions are...