You may watch a recording of the meeting live stream by clicking here.

An open parish meeting was held in the church at 7:00 PM Sunday, September 27, 2020 where the Lynn Cummings Development Consultants (LCDC) team presented a formal report on the Feasibility Study and invited parishioners’ feedback on the proposed 3-5 year campaign in anticipation of the parish’s 25th anniversary in 2025.

Last spring, the parish enlisted the professional services of LCDC to conduct a Feasibility Study to assess parishioners' interest in and readiness to support an anniversary capital campaign to address several critical financial challenges confronting the parish in the next 3-5 years.

These challenges were identified in the 2018-2019 Parish Financial Report mailed to all parish families last January. This report was based on the situation before the Covid-19 pandemic and its additional financial impact on the parish.

Looking to the immediate and long-range future, our parish community faces several significant financial challenges:

  • decreasing collection income as Mass attendance and giving levels decline
  • steadily rising operating costs for both the parish and the parish school
  • increasing costs for technology development, capital projects and long-term maintenance repairs as the parish facilities are over 16 years old
  • continuing to meet the debt service on the two parish mortgages
  • maintaining the parish’s ongoing commitment to the parish school, as enrollment varies and operational deficits rise despite annual tuition increases and added school fundraising.

Here are the presentation slides from Father Mullin and the LCDC team. [pdf documents]