5/14/13 Christian Formation Minutes
Christian Formation Meeting Minutes
May 14, 2013
Present: Jan Sullivan, Chair
S.M. Gemma Therese, Director of Religious Education
Lori VanBuren, Liaison to Pastoral Council
Excused: Michelle Kast, Secretary,
Opening Prayer: The meeting was opened with the Hail Mary.
Minutes: The April 9, 2013 minutes were approved with no changes noted.
Spring Fling Fun Night (Sat. 4/13 @ 5:30 pm) With the smaller crowds at each of the last Fun Nights, it was discussed to have only 2 Fun Nights per year, one in the spring and one in the fall. It was discussed to have the Halloween Party as a Fun Night instead of a party during the day.
First Communion (Sun. 5/5 @10:30 am) First Communion went well. The reception was well attended.
Confirmation (Tues. 5/21 @ 7:00 pm) Practice will be held on 5/19 at St. Katharine Drexel’s in Beaver Dam. There are 9 Confirmands from St. Joe’s Parish.
Religious Ed Director Report– Sister Gemma reviewed her report. Items covered included but were not limited to: Faith in our Future funds, Legacy from Vatican II, VBS, Confirmation, CCD Registration, CCD teachers and textbooks for next year and RCIA. See report dated 5/14/13 for additional details.
Next Committee Meeting: 6:30pm, August 13, 2013, there will also be a VBS meeting on 7/18/13 @ 6:30pm.
Agenda Items: Confirmation, VBS, Religious Ed, Fun Night
Closing Prayer: The Glory Be was said by all.
Submitted by Lori Van Buren