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1 St. Bede the Venerable Pastoral Plan

2 Meeting Agenda Welcome Pastoral Plan Background Pastoral Plan Presentation What’s Next – Your Role Q & A 2

3 History 1991 – in response to Pope John Paul II’s call to prepare for the 3 Millennium Nine Year Archdiocesan-wide renewal plan; Catholic Faith and Life 2000 – Involve every parish organization – Involve every individual – Established the requirement for each parish to develop an advisory board (Parish Council) to offer input, ideas and reflect the community. – The Parish’s Voice to the Pastor

4 Background : Saint Bede’s first comprehensive self study was complete and the very first Pastoral Plan for this parish began to take shape. 2006: Monsignor John C. Marine, is made Pastor of Saint Bede the Venerable Parish 2009: Under Monsignor’s direction the Council begins to review the existing Pastoral Plan

5 Result The Parish Council recognizes that many goals which were originally established, which seemed so far reaching at the time, had in fact, been completed or accomplished. – Adoration Chapel, Community Center, Establishing a Youth Ministry… As with any effective plan or strategy, the need to review, revise and re-engage is vital

6 The Process With the dedication and inspiration of our current Pastoral Council, a journey that began some 20 months ago, has brought us to this very day.

7 The Process Values Vision Mission Goals Action Plan

8 Parish Mission We the people of Saint Bede’s Parish are bonded together by a common set of Values that are derived from our call to continue the mission of our Lord Jesus Christ through faith, the Eucharistic Liturgy, the Sacraments and prayer. Together we share a Vision for the future where we will become a vibrant parish where all feel welcome:  All are involved in liturgy and the life of the parish  All feel a sense of community, caring and love  All can be served, as we meet the needs of one another  All are living the teachings of Jesus Christ 8

9 Mission Categories Worship Teaching Build Community Serve Those in Need Proclaim the Good News 9

10 Worship Mission Statement To worship God through Eucharistic Liturgy, Sacraments, Prayer, Scripture and living as a loving Christian Community. 10

11 Worship Mission Statement To worship God through Eucharistic Liturgy, Sacraments, Prayer, Scripture, and living as a loving Christian Community. Pastoral Plan Goal Increase personal participation of all parishioners leading to a deeper faith and spiritual development. 11

12 Worship Pastoral Plan Action Items 1.Enhance the worship experience of the active parishioners 2.Cultivate and integrate inactive and new parishioners for growth and development 3.Integrate homebound and aging 4.Explore ways to increase the participation in devotional services 5.Preserve and strengthen Perpetual Adoration 6.Incorporate youth into all aspects of worship 12Handout

13 Teach Mission Statement To Teach the message of Christ by the way we live, by proclaiming the Word, by educating our members through our Catholic School, our CCD, our adult programs, by following the teachings of the Church and the Holy Father. 13

14 Teach Mission Statement To Teach the message of Christ by the way we live, by proclaiming the Word, by educating our members through our Catholic School, our CCD, our adult programs, by following the teachings of the Church and the Holy Father. Pastoral Plan Goal Cultivate an atmosphere of learning and integrate our Catholic faith into every stage of life. 14

15 Teach Pastoral Plan Action Items 1.Explore feasibility of a St. Katharine Drexel Regional Catholic School daily pre-school 2.Explore viability of young mothers club 3.Utilize Pre-Jordan as a springboard for other parish services 4.Continue to integrate our religious education programs with our CYO 5.Develop Father and Son, Mother and Daughter, Parent and Child social and religious events 6.Re-acquaint youth with Catholic traditions (Liturgical Music, Sacraments, Feast days) 7.Insure that St. Katharine Drexel Regional Catholic School is an affordable, attractive, viable option for the local Catholic community 15Handout

16 Build Community Mission Statement To Build Community by our loving concern, mutual love, respect, and support, by open communications, by fostering in all our parishioners a feeling of ownership and belonging, and gathering together, spiritually, educationally, and socially. 16

17 Build Community Mission Statement To Build Community by our loving concern, mutual love, respect, and support, by open communications, by fostering in all our parishioners a feeling of ownership and belonging, and gathering together, spiritually, educationally, and socially. Pastoral Plan Goal Create an environment that empowers individuals to an active role in the life of our parish community. 17

18 Build Community Pastoral Plan Action Items 1.Publish interviews and pictures of people who are involved in parish life, so as to encourage parishioners to “meet our community” and participate in parish life 2.Develop occasional information blasts as a means to create awareness of community events, and encourage participation 3.Encourage parishioners to share an address with the parish office through Sunday bulletin announcements and other incentives. 18Handout

19 Serve Those in Need Mission Statement To Serve those in need by our prayers, our presence, our service, our financial support, our participation in parish activities, outreach to our parish population, and the use of all facilities of our Catholic Church to help those who are in need. 19

20 Serve Those in Need Mission Statement To Serve those in need by our prayers, our presence, our service, our financial support, our participation in parish activities, outreach to our parish population, and the use of all facilities of our Catholic Church to help those who are in need Pastoral Plan Goal Empower parishioners to identify and communicate their needs as well as those of their neighbors so that the parish can respond appropriately 20

21 Serve Those in Need Pastoral Plan Action Items 1.Educate and develop networks to identify needs and services 2.Better publicize available programs 3.Develop means for external/internal funding 4.Ensure all activities preserve confidentiality 5.Reach out to the college age youth and identify their pastoral needs 21Handout

22 Proclaim the Good News Mission Statement To Proclaim the Good News by our preaching and our belief in the joyful news of our salvation through Jesus Christ which should be visible in our demeanor in the Liturgy and should always be paramount in all our activities whether they be spiritual, service related, athletic, or social. 22

23 Proclaim the Good News Mission Statement To Proclaim the Good News by our preaching and our belief in the joyful news of our salvation through Jesus Christ which should be visible in our demeanor in the Liturgy and should always be paramount in all our activities whether they be spiritual, service related, athletic, or social Pastoral Plan Goal Embrace, live, and share our catholic identity 23

24 Proclaim the Good News Pastoral Plan Action Items 1.Test Run of “Make Every Person Count” from a specific listing of parishioners 2.Follow through on the goal of a new registration format, including a method to follow-up with new parishioners to maintain some form of contact 3.Develop an action plan or a schedule of events that can be used to invite increased participation 4.Develop opportunities for youth centered involvement 5.Establish neighborhood “networks” or groups to promote ongoing involvement and information sharing 24Handout

25 Pastoral Plan – Your Role 1.Kick-off meeting with your committee to share information about new Pastoral Plan 2.Discuss with members specific action items relevant to your committee 3.Meet with other appropriate organizations to coordinate Action Item strategies and solutions 4.Formulate plan for implementation of action items 5.Report back to Pastoral Council with your action plan at future PC meeting NB: Need to provide a Status Report to Monsignor on your progress by 12/1/12. 25Handout

26 Pastoral Plan – Your Role Action Plan needs to answer:  Who?  What?  When?  Where?  How? 26

27 Pastoral Plan 2012 – 2016 Action Item Matrix 27Handout

28 Pastoral Plan 2012 – 2016 Organization to PC Rep Assignment 28Handout Parish OrganizationsPastoral Council RepPC Contact Info Neighborhood NetworkMonsignor SKD Parents AssociationKathy SKD Principal SKD School Clergy & Religious Men's Group (K of C)Amy Parish Communications Manager Parish Office Staff CYOJohn CYO Board Maritz Scouts Young Adults Group (new) Youth Ministry & HS Youth CCD Advisory BoardCarol Director Religious EducationDonna Pre-Jordan (new) EvangelizationNancy LiturgyLen Music Ministry Eucharistic AdorationKris Extraordinary Ministers Parish Nurse Welcome Committee "unassigned" OrganizationsTim Bill

29 Pastoral Plan – Wrap-up Q & A Thank you for all that you and your organizations do to help St. Bede the Venerable parish live its Mission Statement every day. 29


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