Pastoral Council Snapshot for January 2023

Pastoral Council Snapshot from the Jan. 9, 2023 Meeting:

  • Solemn Celebration of Evening Prayer with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament:  Parishioners have enjoyed these wonderful evening prayer services, and two more have been scheduled:  Mon., Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. and Mon., Mar. 27 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Hospitality Weekend: The Socials were well attended, and the next Hospitality Social Weekend is on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5. 
  • Food bank: The parish is supporting the town’s new self-serve food bank by collecting laundry detergent, dish soap, shampoo, and toothpaste at all Masses on the weekend of Jan. 28/29. 
  • Archdiocesan October Attendance Count Analysis: Mass attendance has declined significantly between 2016-2022 throughout the Archdiocese at a rate of 67%, with SS. Isidore and Maria Parish experiencing a 3% decline.  
  • Considering points of core virtues for our parish: Discussions began to create consistencies across all ministries, aligning our efforts with the virtues of faith, hope, and love. 

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