The Council shall be composed of one ex-officio member, five members by right of office, and six members of the parish by the following guidelines:
The pastor is an ex-officio (non-voting) member of the Council. He shall become a member of the Council at the first Council meeting following his appointment by the Bishop and shall be a member of the Council as long as he retains the office.
The chairpersons of the five commissions will be voting members of the Council by right of office.
The six remaining members of the Council will be elected by the Pastoral Council from a presented by the nominating committee for a three-year term.
Each year elected members whose terms are expiring will be replaced on the Council.
If a Council member is unable to complete his/her term of office, the Council shall appoint a replacement who will serve the remaining duration of said term.
The commissions are the major working bodies of the Council. These commissions are explained below:
The CHRISTIAN WORSHIP COMMISSION will include representatives from the music, altar servers, ushers, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, and chairman of the liturgy committee.
The CHRISTIAN SERVICE COMMISSION will include representatives from the Women’s Group, Holy Name Society, Family Ministry and Peace and Justice Committee.
The CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COMMISSION will include representatives from the Religious Education, and RCIA programs.
The ADMINISTRATION COMMISSION will include representatives from the finance committee, building and maintenance committee.
The CEMETERY COMMISSION will include a representative as a voting body on the council.
The chairperson of each commission will be appointed by the pastor.
Rev. Daniel R. Belanger C.S.V.
Christian Education Commission: Mary Ann Kutemier – 815.465.6466
Christian Service Commission: Anne Neal – 815.474.5575
Administration Commission: Rita Mroz– 815.932.5532
Christian Worship Commission: Linda Mancuso – 815.258.4748
Cemetery: Mary Ann Kingsnorth – 815.370.2297
Dawn Drexler — 815.955.3691
Jay Flahive — 815.450.8012
Merle Raymond — 815.592.6465
Bonnie Thompson — 815.592.0298
Amy McCrary — 815.693.2635
Julie Lampley — 815.592.2896
Cathy Trezise — 815.573.3820