Pastoral Council



The Pastoral Council provides pastoral planning for the faith community of Saint Joseph’s. The council assists the pastor in identifying and assessing the gifts and needs of the faith community and to articulate the parish’s mission.

How to get Involved

There are many ways to serve and participate at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Community. There are Liturgical Ministries, Service Ministries and Groups. We invite you to learn more about these opportunities and get involved.


Pastoral Council Community Questionnaire

Thank you for your incredible response to the community questionnaire! We had close to 200 replies – many of which went into great detail on what you would like to see in our joint plan. Here’s a sampling of some of the trends…

How do you participate?

  • Adoration
  • Volunteering in the Eucharist
  • Ministries

What could add to your sense of community?

  • More social events / guest lectures
  • Family focus

What changes could we make to enhance participation?

  • Adult religious education
  • Opportunities to volunteer

What are our current strengths?

  • Our music
  • Our priests
  • Our inclusiveness

You also shared an enormous pool of talent, skills, knowledge and energy towards helping to make our plan a reality. It is obvious that the Saint Joseph Community is blessed with an amazing diverse and passionate membership. We will be working closely with you all to achieve our goals!

Here is the framework we used for doing the analysis of your feedback: Feedback Analysis

This is a presentation on the strategic direction we will take to implement the plan: Saint Joseph Strategy

Here is a description of the changes made in the Pastoral Council membership duties based on the feedback: Council Role Description



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