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LIFE OF THE PARISH

Representatives of the different Liturgical Ministries in the Parish meet regularly with the Parish Priest to prepare liturgical seasons. Meetings are advised in the bulletin and are open to any parishioners who want to take part.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL

The Parish Pastoral Council is a representative body of parishioners whose purpose is the promotion of the aspects of The Parish of Holy Cross. The members work at all times in close collaboration with the priest to advise them in matters pertaining to pastoral ministry.


Membership of the P P C is made up as follows


EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

Priests of the Parish.
Religious Sisters who are Pastoral Assistants.
One nominated member from Religious Houses in the Parish: Sister Pauline osf.

NOMINATED MEMBERS

The following areas of Parish life each nominate one member for the Parish Council.

Liturgy Committee                     Patricia Barton.

Fabric & Finance Committee        Peter Creron

Social Committee                       Mary Gallagher

Pastoral Care                             Eileen Smith

Adult Catechesis J                      John McDougall

Children’s Catechesis                  Bernadette Lavelle

Youth                                       Jane McLuskey

Devotional Life                           Isabel Elder

Parish Administration                  Theresa McLaughlin


SELF NOMINATED/ELECTED MEMBERS

Maureen McGovern

Peter Cheney

SOCIAL COMMITTEE

The parish social committee meets regularly to plan parish social events, arrange lets and oversee the upkeep of the parish halls.



PARISH FABRIC AND FINANCE

The Fabric and Finance Committee meet regularly with the Parish Priest to advise him on financial matters and on the care of all the parish buildings.

Extra-ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to those who are housebound.