Parish Council

Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of the month (unless listed in the minutes)

Parish Council Members

  • Linda Dowell-phone-682-5218
  • Brian Korb-phone 573-268-7553
  • Denise Friedel-term ends 2022-phone 573-619-4455
  • Erle Bennett
  • Jason Kehl
  • John Romine


September 13, 2022 Minutes

In attendance: Brian Korb, Linda Dowell, John Romine, Erle Bennett, Jason Kehl

  1. Opening Prayer-the meeting was called to order at 7:06 with an Our Father by Brian.
  2. Financial Report-questions arose over line items; we will request a detailed expenditure account each month;
  • Old Business
    1. MPB Storage Closet/other repairs: tiles were replaced in the women’s restroom; birds have come in through the vents into the MPB; discussion was held over having someone from the Diocese Building and Grounds to come do an inspection of the MPB; Erle will contact him; Anchor City will probe the drain in the closet and provide a drawing so that a decision can be made if a mop sink can be put into place
    2. Update on Building Committee/Architect Update: Shawn and Brian met the preliminary architect, Keith Miller;
    3. Security Updates: lock is installed and works; key code locks will be installed on Father’s back door and garage door; Brian will check with to see if the key card system has arrived; The key codes will be utilized on the front door and the sacristy door; a new more secure door will be placed between the church and sacristry; The front doors will be on timers so that it can remain unlocked;
    4. Stewardship Council: Danielle Bennett and Harvey Million Jr will tackle this project
  1. New Business
    1. MBP Entry-to be completed the last week of September along with sidewalks at the Offutt Edu Center
    2. CCD floors cleaned-does this come from CCD budget?
      1. It was suggested to use CCD funds for the cleaning of the floor of the Church Basement
      2. PC agreed that this was a maintenance item; all cleaning and upkeep of facilities should come out of maintenance budget
    3. CCD
      1. Area Rugs/Carpet Remnants needed for Offutt Education Center (4 classrooms); Brian made a motion to allow Nancy purchase these; Linda seconded the motion; all approved
    4. Anniversary Meal-11/20/22
      1. Budget? Discussion was held on utilizing the numbers from weekly masses to make a preliminary budget
      2. Who pays? Discussion was held on parish paying for this; it’s a big deal;
  • Who is making/serving? Suggestion is to have it catered so that all parishioners can participate
  1. Location: Spirit Hall has been confirmed
  2. Invites: separate flyer to attach to the bulletin; invite Bishop; previous priests; visiting priests; Father’s Support Group; Catholic Missourian Ad
  3. Hang Priest Plaque and a sign up sheet at Parish Dinner w/ a poster advertising event
  • Special Parish Council Meeting next Wednesday 9/21/22 @ Spirit Hall 7:00.
  1. Youth Activities Budget separate from CCD?
    1. SOS Activities are well attended
    2. DRE needs to ask for more money; Brian will talk to her
  • Conversation was held about growing this and supporting Nancy in her endeavors

Meeting was adjourned at 8:26 PM with a Hail Mary led by Brian Korb.

404 S Rollins St, Centralia, MO 65240