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Leadership Councils

The Parish Leadership Council members (Pastoral, Finance, Liturgy Committee) are the representatives who serve as leaders of the parish and keep in mind the mission and vision of St. Joseph.

The members work closely with the staff and each other to develop, implement and achieve the Church and parish mission.  They recommend operating practices and guidelines in ministry and administratively to the pastor.  It is a structure based on strong, lay leadership that recognizes the gifts of parishioners.  The heart of this structure is the collaboration between lay leadership and the pastor.


Parish Pastoral Council

The Parish Pastoral Council engages the people and the pastor prayerfully in common reflection about the parish’s mission and the ministry. This council is responsible for pastoral planning, ongoing needs assessment, defining parish goals, setting broad strategies for implementing those goals, and evaluating the parish’s success in carrying out the Church’s mission. It advises and guides the pastor in serving the needs of the parishioners.

Members:
Father Michael L. Zoufal—Pastor
Adolfo Benages—Operations Director
Abbie Miller—School Principal
Jenna Patitucci—Director of Religious Education
Carol Zmijewski—Chair
Jose Rodriguez—Secretary
German Lopez—Member
Peter Zylkowski—Member

You may email the council if you are interested in joining or have any questions or concerns. parishcouncil@stjosephchurchrl.com


Parish Finance Council

This council advises the pastor on all financial matters and making the fiscal operation of the parish accountable and transparent. It assists the pastor in the administration of the material resources of the parish by examining and approving major expenses as well as collaborates with the business manager in the preparation of the annual budget. The Finance Council’s membership consists of five members.

Members:
Father Michael L. Zoufal—Pastor
Adolfo Benages—Operations Director

You may email the council if you are interested in joining or have any questions or concerns. financecouncil@stjosephchurchrl.com


Liturgy Committee

The group of parishioners that plan, prepare and execute the liturgies and devotional events of our parish. They may coordinate the different liturgical ministries, compose general intercessions for Sunday Mass, participate in art and environment and music ministry.

Members:
Father Michael L. Zoufal—Pastor
Carol Zmijewski—Secretary
Jerry Losch—Member
Carol Stitt—Member
Maria Jaimes—Member
Hilda Jacobo—Member
Arturo Romero—Member

You may email the council if you are interested in joining or have any questions or concerns. liturgycommittee@stjosephchurchrl.com

St. Joseph Catholic Church
114 N. Lincoln Avenue
Round Lake, IL 60073
Rectory Phone: 847-546-3610
Fax: 847-201-2699

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Monday-Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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