Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me - Mathew 25:40

Leadership & Governance

Councils & Organizations Structure

PASTOR:  Teach, Govern and Sanctify 


PASTORAL COUNCIL: An advisory body that cooperates with the Pastor in all aspects of Pastoral life.  Comprised of 11 lay members. 


5 Chairs - one from each ministry 

Liturgy & Mystery 

Formation & Development 

Pastoral Outreach 

Parish Life 

Evangelization & Vocations  


5 Presidents - one from each organization 

Knights of St. Sharbel:  Men 36yrs+ 

Immaculate Conception Sodality:  Women 36yrs+ 

Mary’s Young Adults:  18 – 35yrs 

Pioneers of Mary:  8th grade – 12th grade 

Knights of Mary:  3rd grade – 7th grade


One Representative from the Finance Council 


Ministry Structure:  5 Ministries, with 5-7 members with the Chair of each sitting on the Pastoral Council.  Chairs to rotate every 2 years.  


Organizations’ Structure: 5 Organizations, with the President of each sitting on the Pastoral Council.  Elections every 2 years.  


Finance Council: An advisory body that cooperates with the Pastor in all aspects of the financial life of the parish. Comprised of 5 lay members - 3 members appointed by the Pastor and the 2 Chairs of the Finance subcommittees.  Chairs to rotate every 2-years. 


Fundraising Committee: 5 total members comprised of Treasurers of the MYA, Immaculate Conception Sodality, Knights of St. Sharbel and 2 appointments by the Pastor.  Chair will sit on the Finance Council.  


Buildings & Grounds Committee:  5 total members appointed by the Pastor.  Chair will sit on the Finance Council.

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Foundation Ministries

Liturgy & Mysteries

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The responsibility of this office is to prepare, celebrate, and live the liturgies and mysteries of the Maronite Church in order to foster a more meaningful experience of worship that enables the entire parish to be bearers of the Good News in our homes, communities, and workplaces.

Formation & Development

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The responsibility of this office is to identify, teach, and assess the Antiochene Aramaic Faith in order that parishioners entrusted to our care may grow in their Maronite identity and call to discipleship.

Pastoral Outreach

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The responsibility of this office is to create and implement an inclusive parish-wide ministry that enriches the human dignity through the healing presence of Christ.

Parish Life

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The responsibility of this office is to offer and promote religious, social, and cultural experiences that unite us into a cohesive and dynamic Maronite Church. 

Vocation & Evangelization

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The responsibility of this office is to mentor and support those who have a calling from God to answer Him and to inspire those who do not know the Gospel to accept Jesus Christ.

Tasks for each Ministry

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Office of Liturgy & Mysteries

The responsibility of this office is to prepare, celebrate, and live the liturgies and mysteries of the Maronite Church in order to foster a more meaningful experience of worship that enables the entire parish to be bearers of the Good News in our homes, communities, and workplaces. 


Tasks: 

  • Divine Liturgy
  • Novena and Ramsho Liturgies
  • Para-Liturgical Prayers
  • Procession
  • Choir
  • Altar Boys
  • Lectors & Ushers
  • Church Decoration
  • Retreats 

Office of Formation & Development

The responsibility of this office is to identify, teach, and assess the Antiochene Aramaic Faith in order that parishioners entrusted to our care may grow in their Maronite identity and call to discipleship. 


Tasks: 

  • Religious Education 
  • Adult Entertainment 
  • Languages: Arabic, Aramaic, English
  • Family Enrichment (Pre/Post Cana, Marriage Development 
  • Youth Ministry
  • Social Catholic Teaching 

Office of Pastoral Outreach

The responsibility of this office is to create and implement an inclusive parish-wide ministry that enriches the human dignity through the healing presence of Christ.  
 

Tasks:

  • Inactive and New Parishioners
  • Christian Services (caring for the poor families, homeless dinners, scholarships)
  • Pastoral Care (visit elders, sick and homebound)
  • Social Justice Initiatives

Office of Parish Life

The responsibility of this office is to offer and promote religious, social, and cultural experiences that unite us into a cohesive and dynamic Maronite Church.  


Tasks:

  • Parish Unity 
  • Culture and Identity
  • Social, sport and trip events for the parish
  • Newcomers
  • Communication across all media channels
  • Annual parish calendar

Office of Vocation & Evangelization

The responsibility of this office is to mentor and support those who have a calling from God to answer Him and to inspire those who do not know the Gospel to accept Jesus Christ. 


Tasks:

  • Discernment workshops
  • External missions (strengthening sister churches locally and beyond)
  • New Christians