WHY DOES the Parish Pastoral Council EXIST?

To do LEG work for the parish!

To link, encourage and grow our parish groups.

Members of the Parish Pastoral Council Sept 2017 to Sept 2018

PPC Responsible for Different Areas (Sept 2017- Sept 2018)
Leadership and Structure - Joe Dal Forno & Alison Grant
        Liturgy & Worship - Fr Leo &

                Youth - Matty H. & Ian Anderson     

                           Pastoral Care - Brian Anderson & Kim Mannix

                                            Formation & Education - David Dunn & Sr Hieu

                                                            Mission  - Fr Jose &

Parish Priest - Fr Mick Court

October PPC Meeting Summary

Apologies: Matt Humphreys, Grainne Harris, Sr Hieu, Robert Norval

Present: Fr Mick, Fr Leo, Fr Jose, Ian Anderson, Kim Mannix, David Dunne, Joe Dal Forno, Alison Grant, Brian Anderson

1. Matters Arising:

Ian accepts the minutes and David Dunne Seconds them

2. Affirming and Supporting the Members of the PPC - Personal Sharing Time.

JPV Update - Fr Mick -  JPV are troubleshooting a variety of issues with a completion date in November

Sports Mass

ACTION - Ian to coordinate and Joe and Alison to help and they will look to find sporting groups to help (see above).

ACTION - Ian confirm with David Jordan the date - 4th March 2018

  • Dunlea, Primary School and College - working together, common calendar - use this as a guide for the most suitable date for the Sports Mass   link to calendar - need to validate  the date that is noted

ACTION - Invite David Jordan to a PPC meeting - do a presentation on all the different groups in the Bosco Youth Centre.

Parish Groups

ACTION:  Sr Hieu will report what group she aligns herself with

Group structures for the coming year

PPC Responsible for Different Areas

Positions for 2017-2018

Leadership and Structure - Joe Dal Forno & Alison Grant         

Liturgy & Worship - Fr Leo & Grainne Harris

Youth - Ian Anderson & Matt  

Pastoral Care - Brian Anderson & Kim Mannix

Formation & Education - David Dunne  

Mission  - Fr Jose & Rob Norval

Youth Minister -Matt Humphreys  

Parish Priest -Fr Mick Court

New Members: Rob Norval, Brian Anderson, Grainne Harris.

    - Chair - David Dunne

    - Co-Chair - Kim Mannix

    - Minutes Taker - Ian Anderson

Church Health Indicators 2017 - Fr Mick is looking at looking at our church's current reality and understand the pulse of the Parish. If anyone is interested in this, Fr Mick would love the support. Look at over time at trends and how they evolve in our Parish. ANother tool Fr Mick is exploring to enhance the community.

3. Supporting the clergy

Planning Day - 21 October - update for the group

Pre work activities - Try and complete before Saturday

4. Encouraging and Activating Parish Events

    • 50th Anniversary of the Blessing and Opening of the Parish Church:

      • Feedback from the group - Very successful day. They did a wonderful job in organising it.

      • Foundation Day for John Paul Village - feedback from Brian/Fr Mick - Superb - As good a foundation day there has ever been.

      • First communion - Oct 22

      • Advent - how do we help animate/guide? - promote advent reflection books a little more.   Nativity scene?

      • ACTION - Joe to talk to Mens shed to look at building, contributing to the dream of a major nativity scene.

      • Feedback from PPC members on other events?

      Parish Priest from Maliana Late november, early December to go into the

      Matt - Come alive band Sunday 26th - Mass Matt has been working pretty hard for - trying to animate high school students to attend

      12th November - Gratitude week

      19th November - 2:30 Memorial Service at JPV

      Bosco Cricket Club 50th Anniversary dinner - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5T_vlmsEDtvbmN2V3dJd1dKamc

      Crafty kids 26th November 3:30 in the hall (and family mass)

      and 1st Communion for Public schools 19th November

      Cost far to high. We may need to sell one of our properties which will fund it. It is now in the hands of the finance group.

5. Any Other Business

Antioch weekend, Ian attended - very successful - 8 new people.  Richard and Judy were happy with how it went.  Feedback for Bosconian was written by the initiates.

6. Prayer