St. Lucy Pastoral Council

September 24, 2022 |9:00 a.m. | Opening Prayer Angela Lefeber

In Attendance

Present:  Angela Lefeber (Chair), Marty Navarro (Vice-Chairman), Michelle Andrews, Michael Masick, Greg Pitts, Dawn Tierney, Lydia Vela, Stacey Walsh

Ex Officio: Fr. Thomas Vathappallil, Larry Jansen (Trustee), John Csepella (Trustee)

Excused:  Jim Nondorf

Approval of Minutes

Review and approval of June 4, 2022 meeting minutes. 

Motion to approve – Marty Navarro | Seconded – Greg Pitts

Welcome of New Council Members

Angela welcomed the newly confirmed council members, Michael Masick, Jim Nondorf and Dawn Tierney.  They will each serve a 3-year term ending in June, 2025. 

Election of Officers

Council Chair: Angela Lefeber | Council Vice Chair: Marty Navarro | Council Secretary:  Stacey Walsh

Pastoral Report

Fr. Thomas discussed the Love One Another Capital Campaign and the Catholic Stewardship Appeal.  Both are doing well.  Father has received good feedback regarding the Social Committee.  The pet blessing mass was held on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at the 10:30 a.m. mass.  The Eucharistic Revival will meet on October 22, 2022.  School Renovations are nearly complete. 

Finance Report

The parish festival was a success this year and raised approximately $92,000.  Finances are stable and contributions are consistent.

Prayer and Worship Report

Adult choir rehearsals started in early September 2022.  Laurie Feiler and family are no longer able to play masses on a regular basis.  Mary Giannini will be playing for school masses.

Human Concerns Report

St. Lucy has a number of ongoing human concerns activities throughout the year.

Christian Formation Report

St. Lucy has 10 adult RCIA candidates who started the program on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Liaison Reports/Assignments Report

Prayer and Worship: Micheal Masick | Christian Formation: Lydia Vela | Human Concerns: Dawn Tierney

Stewardship: On Hold | School Update: Marty Navarro | Deanery Assignment: Micheal Masick

St. Lucy By-Laws/Appendix

The Archdiocese requested that we change our By-Laws to reflect that they are an Appendix.

Agenda Planning

New Business

  • Deanery Assignment
  • Stewardship Assignment
  • Pro-Life Committee

Next Meeting | Adjournment

Next Meeting:  November 12, 2022, Vajda Hall

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:00 a.m.

Motion to approve – Greg Pitts | Seconded –Marty Navarro


Respectfully submitted by Stacey Walsh