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Duties and Responsibilities


The duties and responsibilities of the chairperson (and the vice-chairperson when the chairperson is not available) include but are not limited to the following: 

  • consultant to the parish priest when needed 

  • prepare agenda for Pastoral Council meetings with parish priest

  • chair Pastoral Council meetings 

  • one representative on Finance Council 

  • chair for AGM 

  • chair committee re: amendments to the constitution when needed 

  • (chair) recommends parishioners for Lay Ministry Formation 

  • initiate the AGM Organizing Committee 

  • initiate the planning of Pastoral Council retreat 

  • welcome the Archbishop at Confirmation


The duties and responsibilities of Members at Large include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • be a voice for issues and concerns from parishioners 

  • report activities they are aware of to Pastoral Council

  • be in touch with the pulse of the Parish as a whole and take on unassigned duties as required