Members Present: Msgr. Hubba, Michael Petrella, Tom Kohli, Teresa Glenn, Neil Neubert, Donna Bascomb, Melinda Rabbia, Betty Montalbano, Fr. Anthony
Member Absent: Jim Hunt
Archdiocesan Pastoral Council Member Present: Phil DeRosa
Prayer Reflection: Teresa opened the meeting with a reading and prayer reflection at 7:45.
Minutes for February 25, 2019: Teresa moved to accept the minutes with Melinda seconding the motion.
Archdiocesan Pastoral Council Meeting: Phil DeRosa was selected to represent St. Joseph for a two-year term. The first meeting was held March 2nd. Cardinal Tobin presided over the entire meeting and wanted to know what pastoral councils in the Archdiocese are doing. They will try to meet quarterly. Phil presented, and the council discussed, information-gathering questions. Any feedback regarding the questions is to be given to Phil before the next meeting, which is scheduled for April 6th.
Fundraising: Wine Tasting event scheduled for April 27th is moving along. Wine glasses with imprint are being ordered, flyers printed, and applied for permits. Donations for cheese platter and water were made. Registration forms can be found on the church website with RSVP date of April 17.
Fish Fry is scheduled for March 21, 2020 and a deposit was sent.
Beefsteak is scheduled for October 19, 2019.
Communications/Website Update: Betty reported the website bios were updated to reflect current members and positions. The minutes have also been posted on the website.
Appeal Requests/Solicitations: Received request from New Hope to speak at masses May 2019 or September 2019. This was approved. Will check for available dates.
Little Sisters of the Poor to speak at masses in July. Sent in script.
Kelly Glenn raised $728 for Halcyon Days Project with Action for Education.
Curry House: Bathroom was repaired. Youth Group is cleaning and painting the house. They will use the facility for meetings. A Chapel for the Curry House is in process.
Youth Group: Stations of the Cross has low turnout so far, but should pick up.
Msgr’s Comments: Msgr. Hubba is concerned with the low turnout for Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 19, at 7:30 pm. Would like youth more involved with service. Discussed having Confirmation candidates and youth group work together and possibly host combined Penance Service.
Closing Prayer: Msgr. Hubba closed the meeting with a prayer at 9:00.
Next meeting: April 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Retreat House.