Parish Pastoral Council
|Council Member||E-mail Address|
|Fr. Tom McCarthy-Pastorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Richard Merk – Presidentemail@example.com|
|Tim Clifford- Staff Rep – non-member||TClifford@saintannparish.org|
|Martha Martini -Secretary -firstname.lastname@example.org|
Parish Pastoral Council is a group of elected or appointed members of St. Ann Parish representing the needs and concerns of the parish. The role of Pastoral Council is an advisory role to the pastor; to keep him informed of issues going on in the parish and provide recommendations on planning for the future needs and direction of the parish. In doing so, they are helping to set priorities and goals to carry out the mission of the parish and the vision of the pastor. They also serve as oversight to the various commissions, committees, ministries, and organizations of St. Ann.
Please contact any of your Parish Pastoral Council representatives with any needs or concerns you may have.
The purpose of Finance Council is to provide advice and expertise in administrating the financial concerns of the parish. They evaluate and provide recommendations on the physical facilities to determine the general financial health of the parish. They work with Pastoral Council to advise the pastor as it relates to financial matters and implications of policies and decisions. They also prepare the annual budget(s) and provide quarterly financial reports. In general, anything related to the financial concerns of the parish are addressed by this Council.
Councils represent the parishioners and work for the good of the parish.