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Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council provides vision, direction and active support for the Parish and its Pastor, establishing priorities, committees, programs and activities that promote and reflect the living word of God.

Called to Serve

What is a pastoral council? What purpose does it serve? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in Called to Serve, Diocesan Guidelines for Pastoral Councils (PDF)

2009 We Walk By Faith Program

We Walk By Faith is a diocesan program designed to help parishes identify where their faith is stronger and where it is weaker so they can reinforce the former and improve the latter. The survey we took earlier in 2009 is but one step in our journey to grow our faith in the Trinity. Click to download and review the survey results.

OLPH 2009 Pastoral Council Nominee Questionaire

OLPH Strategic Plan, March 2006 Update

Download the OLPH Strategic Plan and review it to see where our parish is headed and how you can help it get there. Updated 3/19/06.

Parish Survey Results

2006 Parish Survey

Click to show/hide the 2006 parish survey analysis.

2003 Parish Survey

Click to view the 2003 parish survey results (PDF, 1MB, 167 pages).

Click to show/hide the 2003 parish survey analysis.