St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi Parish
Advises the pastor and participates in formulating policy and reaching decisions which promote and enhance the pastoral life of the parish.
Its role is to bring together the pastoral team, the religious and lay people of the parish to work in building a community that strives to live out its mission:
to worship and celebrate liturgy;
to evangelize; and
to carry out the works of charity & justice that reflect Jesus in our midst.
A consultative body, appointed by and responsible to the pastor. Its role is to provide advice and support to the pastor on the administration of parish property and goods, in accordance with Archdiocesan policy.
Building and Property Maintenance Committee
Ensures the proper maintenance of parish property and to provides recommendations and/or submissions regarding capital repairs or improvements to property. Parish members, with professional and/or technical training or experience, are appointed by the pastor to ensure the proper maintenance and repair of parish property.
Works with the pastor in nurturing the worship of God and the prayer life of the community:
providing support in developing and coordinating the parish liturgical celebrations, especially during the major liturgical seasons and ensuring that they are prayerful and meaningful to all segments of the community and conform to the direction contained in the GIRM;
providing opportunities for the faithful to enhance their personal prayer lives through group prayer activities and information sessions;
providing opportunities for the training &/or updating of the knowledge and skills of its members as well as those involved in liturgical ministry.
Advises and assists the pastor and the pastoral team in the development and implementation of all parish liturgical celebrations, especially during the major liturgical seasons.
Religious Education Committee
Assists the pastor in providing support to those involved in carrying out the parish’s catechetical program.
Social Committee Guidelines
Brings the parish community together through social events, by:
coordinating and providing opportunities for parishioners and specific groups to come together in a Christian environment to participate in a variety of social activities relating to the family and community life;
providing support to other groups involved in reception activities;
participating in the regular cleanup of the parish kitchen;
identifying needs and making recommendations regarding the acquisition of necessary equipment & supplies;
coordinating the certification or licensing of individuals involved in food preparation; and
providing for funeral reception services to families of deceased parishioners at minimal costs.
Seniors’ Day Committee Guidelines
Provides prayer and social interaction for the seniors of the parish and surrounding area by;
planning and hosting the Seniors’ Day activities in keeping with a different theme each month;
organizing the annual retreat for seniors.
Responsible for the effective planning, coordination, and execution of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish. New members are always welcome.
If you are a parishioner and would like to serve on any of these committees, please contact our church office for information about specific committees you are interested in 902-454-5835