Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Pastoral Council Meeting Minutes - June 3, 2019


Members Present:  Msgr. Hubba, Michael Petrella, Tom Kohli, Teresa Glenn, Neil Neubert, Donna Bascomb, Jim Hunt, Melinda Rabbia, Betty Montalbano, Fr. Anthony

Day of Service Members Present:  Phil DeRosa, Irene Galvan

Fundraising Members Present:  Carol Winkler, Judy Rosenberg, Bob Viscardi

Prayer Reflection:  Donna opened the meeting with a reading and prayer reflection at 7:40. 

Minutes for April 1, 2019:  Tom moved to accept the minutes with Neil seconding the motion.  

Day of Service:  Phil DeRosa and Irene Galvan discussed resuming October 2020.  They would like to ask for committee volunteers in October 2019 since this day requires advance planning.  Previous volunteer projects were discussed and suggestions should be sent to Phil and Irene. 

St. Joseph’s Pantry:  Peg Kohli attended the meeting to discuss starting a Supplementary Pantry.  They would collect non-perishable items that are not covered by food stamps.  A few organizations would be chosen to distribute the items.  They will not be distributed to individuals.  Locations for the pantry were discussed.

Fundraising: 
  • Parish is looking into online registration for parish events.
  • Beefsteak – Raffle tickets will not be mailed and only sold at the event.
  • Wine Tasting had profit of $2,387.50.  Will try to hold another event in January or     February   Have to check calendar for availability.
 
Communications/Website Update:  Betty reported the minutes have been posted on the website.

Appeal Requests/Solicitations:  No new appeals. 

Finance Committee Update:  Tom shared a report of the 9-month actuals for the year with comparison to the budget and the annual budget.  Currently running on a deficit.

Master Calendar Access:  Tom to spoke to Gerry and will speak to Tom Meli regarding a parish online calendar.  This will enable parishioners to view parish events.

Msgr’s Comments:  Msgr. Hubba mentioned the Archdiocese assumed control of all sports programs.  Families will pay participation fees to the Archdiocese.

Closing Prayer:  Msgr. Hubba closed the meeting with a prayer at 9:45.

Next meeting:  July 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Retreat House.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Pastoral Council Meeting Minutes - April 29, 2019


Members Present:  Msgr. Hubba, Michael Petrella, Tom Kohli, Teresa Glenn, Neil Neubert, Donna Bascomb, Melinda Rabbia, Betty Montalbano, Fr. Roy

Member Absent:  Jim Hunt

Prayer Reflection:  Betty opened the meeting with a reading and prayer reflection at 7:35. 

Minutes for April 1, 2019:  Tom moved to accept the minutes with Neil seconding the motion.  

Fundraising:  Wine Tasting event went very well with 51 registrations and a net profit of $2,000.  Will try to hold another event next fall or winter.

Discussed various fundraising events.

Next fundraiser is Sanducci’s followed by the Beefsteak and the Fish Fry.

Communications/Website Update:  Betty reported the minutes have been posted on the website.

Appeal Requests/Solicitations:  No new appeals.  New Hope will speak at Masses in September.

Post Card/Ministry Booklet/Day of Service:  Post Card on hold.  Council will invite Irene Galvan to give an update on the ministry booklet and Day of Service.

Curry House:  Being used by the youth group Tuesday evenings.  TV and furniture have been donated. 

Retreat House:  Currently not on Parish maintenance.  Groups should clean up after using the facility and replace used supplies.  Would like to send email to groups using the facility with guidelines. 

New Business:  Fr. Roy told the council that the Saint Anthony of Padua Relic will visit St. Joseph Church on Sunday, June 16.  Flyers are being distributed and posters are displayed in the parish. 

The council would like to know the event dates of the Knights of Columbus so there are no conflicts. 

A military family prayer group was suggested.  A committee should be formed.

Msgr’s Comments:  Msgr. Hubba would like the parish youth to host the Communion breakfast as part of their service project.  He also mentioned that there are Pastoral Council training workshops in Bergen County in the month of May.

Closing Prayer:  Msgr. Hubba closed the meeting with a prayer at 9:05.

Next meeting:  June 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Retreat House.