We are all called by God, through our baptism, to serve God and his Church (your fellow parishioners). One opportunity to answer that call could be, by serving as a Welcomer at Sunday Mass.
The Spirituality Committee’s mission is to assist in the spiritual education and growth of the parishioners of St.
The Liturgical Committee members meet once per month to educate themselves about the theology and practice of the Liturgy so that they can help oversee and promote the highest quality of worship for the parish. As a member you offer input to our Pastor and Priests to improve the celebration of the Mass, educate our parishioners about upcoming changes in the Roman Missal, and ultimately help inspire our entire Parish to worship God in spirit and truth. If you would like to find out more, please contact John Piazza at 914-319-1078 or email email@example.com.
The Finance Council member’s mission is to monitor the financial health of the parish. The members of the council meet monthly to review parish revenues and expenses compared to the budget plan for the year. The council is also involved in tactical and strategic planning for the parish to develop annual operating plans and to review the long range financial direction of the parish. Changes in financial issues are vetted with the council and the pastor before final decisions are made.
The Saint Lawrence O’Toole Facilities Committee is charged with making sure that the buildings, structures, parking areas and grounds of the St. Lawrence Facilities (the church, school, auditorium, Parish House, cemetery and all grounds) are kept in both workable and presentable condition. The Committee looks at ongoing maintenance issues, as well as large scale improvements required, and prioritizes the repair and maintenance of these items, within the allowable budget. Anyone interested in working with the Committee is encourage to contact the St.
The purpose of the Education Committee is to implement and execute programs which further educate, evangelize and inform our parishioners in the Catholic faith. In doing so, we pray to support the St. Lawrence O’Toole Parish mission statement, “Responding to God’s call with Sacramental Worship, Personal Commitment and Community Action.” The Education Committee encourages parent participation in church lessons and Family Catechesis. It supports existing programs; Scripture Study, Teen Club, pre-school programs, and an ESL program.
The mission of the Apostolic Service Committee is to support the St. Lawrence O’Toole parish family by enhancing, developing and assisting both parish and community programs. We are committed to helping parishioners of St. Lawrence live out their faith by service to others through parish and community action programs. If you are interested in joining or for more information, please contact Wendy Giner at 914-413-5682 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Respect Life Committee of St. Lawrence O’Toole is to uphold the sacredness, inherent dignity, and inestimable worth of every human person. All Catholics are called to promote renewed respect for human life, especially for the most vulnerable. Through prayer, education, and public policy advocacy, the Respect Life Committee seeks to foster an understanding of those issues that deprive the human person of respect and dignity.
Contact the Respect Life Committee at their email address, email@example.com.
The Order of Secular Franciscans is a way of life for men and women who are called to take an active part in the mission of Christ to bring “the good news of salvation” to the world.