Pastoral Plan Updates

Pastoral Plan Updates2023-07-19T09:21:53-04:00

Pastoral Plan Updates

For several years, Monsignor Brouwers and the St. Katharine’s Pastoral Council have been examining our parish’s strengths and challenges. Using information they gathered, a team of parishioners created a vision for the future along with three priorities to energize and build our church. Click the button below to read the plan in full!

Pastoral Plan Update:  Faith Sharing

“…Make their words the echo of Christ’s voice so that those who hear them may be drawn to obey the Gospel” January was a fruitful month for the Faith Sharing committee, whose goal is to grow missionary discipleship at SKS and help parishioners deepen their relationship with Christ. The committee has focused on growing the Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) program, a series of five small group faith studies. On January 8, Monsignor Brouwers commissioned four parishioners from the altar following their completion of CCO, preparing them to be Christ-centered leaders [...]

By |February 11th, 2023|Categories: Pastoral Plan|Comments Off on Pastoral Plan Update:  Faith Sharing

2022 Pastoral Plan Update

Have you noticed some changes around St. Katharine’s? They’re the result of work by the three Pastoral Plan committees to make our parish an even stronger community of faith. Liturgy Experience Thank this committee for the new music you’ve been hearing! At their urging, the music ministry has enlivened Mass with contemporary versions of Psalms and the songs that are sung every week (Holy, Holy, the Memorial Acclamation, Amen and Lamb of God). Parishioner Engagement Please welcome our newest ministry, Faithful Families. You’ll spot its members at Children’s Mass and [...]

By |February 4th, 2023|Categories: Pastoral Plan|Comments Off on 2022 Pastoral Plan Update

Pastoral Plan Update: Liturgy Experience

Human hand holding Christian cross with a sunset sky background Did you notice the new music at Mass last weekend? The Liturgy Experience committee, part of the Pastoral Plan, challenged the SKS Music Ministry to make changes to enliven the music at Mass. The result: an introduction of beautiful, more contemporary versions of the songs that are sung at every Mass-the Holy, Holy, Memorial Acclamation, Amen and Lamb of God. This new setting is by renowned contemporary composer Sarah Hart and is already being used by SKS School. [...]

By |January 21st, 2023|Categories: Pastoral Plan|Comments Off on Pastoral Plan Update: Liturgy Experience
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