St. Ignatius Pastoral Council Meeting
Monday, April 19,2021 at 7:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Present: Father Casciotti, Len Heckwolf, Joe Hillery, Andrew Lacovara, Ted Engelke, Ryan Bixler, Toni Mooore-Duggan, Kate Walsh, and Kevin Burdinski.
- Pastor’s Report – Father Jim
- Finance Council was today, 4/19, and we are doing well given all things considered with COVID.
- Father Watters is about a week away from moving out of our current office building.
- The other tenants have been given help to support them when they transition out. All current tenants will be moved out by June 30th.
- $2.5M of written current pledges have been made.
- Confirmation went well on Sunday and First Communion is coming up.
- The next survey will be out soon.
- Still hoping to have a second mass in the first week of July.
- Stewardship Fair – No immediate update but is still on Father Casciotti’s list to pick up. The fair should help with tapping people to participate in different groups within the Parish.
- Deacon’s Report – Deacon Andrew
- There are 19 couples that Andrew is working with for the sacrament of marriage.
- There are about 7-8 baptisms scheduled right now.
- Andrew is going to be the temporary administrator at Corpus Christi. He is still working through what his responsibilities will look like.
- Justice and Peace Update – Joe
- There was a meeting last Thursday. There is a new editorial coordinator.
- There were a lot of virtual lobbying efforts done with federal and state representatives.
- Candra did an excellent job managing and organizing all the efforts.
- An anti-racism task force is underway. There is an event on 4/24 to discuss the journey for racial solidarity.
- What St. Ignatius is doing is being noted and we are now being asked to help other parishes.
- There was a great BLM rally on Saturday where about 150 people attended.
- Changes to Loaves and Fishes Calendar – Len
- Starting the week of June 1, week one will begin.
- Last Sunday about 150 meals plus casseroles were given out.
- Other Items
- Closing Prayer – Len