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St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church has a Strategic Planning effort underway to help our Parish set direction, prioritize and align expectations.  We look forward to your participation to ensure that we represent the voice of the Parish.  Our planning process covers the follow pillars and the leaders for those areas are listed as well.  


Christian Outreach/Kathy Dunleavy

Communications/Michaeleen Davis and Matias Mariani

Facilities/Mike Shea and Eric Rice

Faith Formation/Norma Stokes

Parish Life/Jack Klein

School /Roberta Bigger

Worship/Deacon Bob Mahaffey and Laurie Mitro



Pastoral 2018-2023 - The Pastoral Council and Finance Committees guide the Parish through the Plan.  


Updated Pillar Goals

Use the link below to learn more.

New Pillar: Liturgy Pillar

Liturgy Pillar- Our mission has been to build a welcoming community through the liturgy by increasing
participation, increasing opportunities for faith formation, promoting reverence at Mass, and expanding
variety/diversity at Mass.
Leaders: Lauri Mitro and Bob Mahaffey
Participants: Mario Insabella, Bonnie Wacker, Kaitlyn Gibson, Columbus Thoms, Julia Slaughter, Youmi
Efurd, Ingeborg Haddox, John Roche, Francisco Alvarez.
Accomplishments and ongoing work:
1. Established a Liturgy Committee for the parish
2. Recruited more ministers, Extraordinary Ministers, Lectors, and Altar Servers
3. Working toward more multi-cultural diversity in our liturgies, e.g. the Feast of Our Lady of
4. Encouraging more reverence at Mass. As a start, we have added extended moments of silence
particularly during the Liturgy of the Word.
5. Incorporating additional musical diversity including new instruments.
6. In conjunction with the Communications Pillar, lectors will now introduce the Mass and make
any pulpit announcements before Mass begins.

We welcome feedback and suggestions from the parish.

Mar 19, 2018

Parish Life Goals - click for details


Edited: Mar 19, 2018


  1. Develop Parish Community

  2. Build Spiritual Communion

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  • 1. Develop Parish Community a. Coffee/donuts. Promote togetherness & ability to meet new people & become aware of the various groups in the Parish. Give organizations opportunity to become more visible to the parish by hosting the event. b. Greeters. More engagement with the parishioners before & after Mass. Have families, parish groups, individuals, school children be greeters. c. Promote parish social activities. Have social events flow & reflect our liturgical calendar and values. 2. Build Spiritual Communion a. Have in Parish retreats - give the parish the opportunity to attend small retreats or listen to speakers on various religious subjects throughout the year. b. Provide & encourage opportunities for prayer before & after Mass. c. Provide opportunity for Parishioners to submit questions about our faith. Let people be able to anonymously ask questions that they would be too embarrassed to ask in public.