July 2021 – Pastoral Council Minutes

St. Ignatius Pastoral Council Meeting

Monday, July 12, 2021at 7:00PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Present: Father Casciotti, Len Heckwolf, Kevin Burdinski, Barbara Lazzati, Andrew Lacovara, Ted Engelke, Toni Moore-Duggan, and Ryan Bixler

  • Pastor’s Report                                                  
  • July 3rd & 4th Mass Attendance                                                         
  • Successfully turned over the buildings to the school.
  • Have about $4M in commitments. The school is going to be a go ahead.
  • Training for a few families to read at mass has begun.
  • Deacon’s Report
  • Should have a better idea of food prep and hospitality plan in the next month.
  • There has been a good commitment to Pre-Cana.
  • Deacon Andrew is still balancing his time with Corpus Christi.
  • Justice and Peace Update
  • Had a meeting this past Thursday and there is work being done for a gubernatorial candidate forum. They are still working on a name for the forum. The idea is to put St. Ignatius a position to have us more involved.
  • Online Mass Survey Results, Participant Comments, Volunteer Opportunities
  • Published in the ezine a summary of the survey. The details were sent to the PC members.
  • The results were very positive about what the Parish has been doing.
  • Other Items
  • Father Casciotti likes the idea of less masses to help create a sense of community with more parishioners coming to mass together.
  • Anti-Racism Task Force: Had a guided discussion on parenting and talking to your children about anti-racism. The session went well and the Task Force wants to link up with PREP.
  • The Task Force went to St. Francis for a mass on Sunday. There was good attendance and the overall experience was great!     
  • PREP will be all in-person; there will not be a hybrid option.
  • Closing Prayer
  • Len closed with prayer.

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