Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC)

SJSP Collaborative Logo_SmallThe CPC advises the pastor in his role in forming and implementing the mission of the parishes in the collaborative. The Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC) is comprised of an equal number of parishioners from each parish.  If you would like to contact a member of the St. John-St. Paul Collaborative Pastoral Council, please e-mail CPC@sjspwellesley.org or call St. John Parish at (781) 235-0045 or St. Paul Parish at (781) 235-1060 and a member will contact you.

News and Updates from the CPC

IMPORTANT! FAITH CONVERSATION MOVED TO ST. JOHN

Due to the excessive heat, tonight's Faith Conversation is being moved to St. John's Powers Hall. We apologize for the late notice, but unfortunately the temperature has not dropped this afternoon as was forecast. For everyone's safety and comfort, we are moving tonight's Faith Conversation from St. Paul's Parish Hall (which is not air-conditioned) to St. John's Powers Hall (which IS air-conditioned!) Tuesday, June 13 7:00 - 9:15pm St. John Powers Hall St. John's Powers Hall is located in the lower level of St. John Church. Parking is available in the school parking lot as well as on Ledyard ...
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An Invitation To Envision and Plan a Creative Path to Understanding and Living Our Catholic Faith

Please Join Us Tuesday, June 13 7:00 - 9:15pm St. Paul Parish Hall The St. John-St. Paul collaborative faith community has a unique opportunity to develop programs to inspire and attract those among us who hunger for more understanding and sharing of our Catholic faith. Drawing on the ideas and talents of both parishes, we desire to offer adult faith enrichment in ways greater than our parishes can accomplish individually. You are invited to join the conversation, to lend your thoughts on the development of an innovative adult faith enrichment program that will attract and inspire diverse segments of our ...
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From Our Collaborative Pastoral Council

The Collaborative Pastoral Council has been engaged since its formation in Disciples in Mission training offered by the Archdiocese and initial discussions at its monthly meetings concerning the key goals and objectives of the Collaborative. In addition, each Collaborative must focus on the development by mid-2017 of a Pastoral Plan which will establish priorities, including vocations to the Diocesan priesthood, for the Collaborative and provide the framework for the New Evangelization. The St. John-St. Paul Collaborative has commenced that effort and a Writing Team has been established which includes members of the Council, parishioners and Parish staff. The Council and the ...
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Collaborative Pastoral Council News

We are blessed! Last week, your St. John-St. Paul Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC) held its second meeting, and toured the facilities of our two parishes. We are blessed to have beautiful, well-maintained buildings and grounds at both locations. Our goal will be to determine how to creatively utilize all the space for the benefit of parishioners in a manner that will maintain the character of each parish, while accommodating the growth we hope to realize through Disciples in Mission. The Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC) has also begun the training offered by the Archdiocese to help us better serve you and ...
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Our Collaborative Pastoral Council Members

I am pleased to announce our new Collaborative Pastoral Council members from St. John's: Jerry Kehoe, Carolyn Anderson, Mary Mullen, Jon Bonsall and Rosemary Donohue. Our new collaborative council members from St.  Paul 's are Doug Smith, Edward RyanThomas Ulfelder, Mary Kay Heath and Leah Cinelli.  My personal gratitude to these men and women who have generously accepted this vital position as our collaborative moves forward. I would also like to thank all those who were nominated and agreed to serve if selected, for their investment in Disciples in Mission. I hope to meet with the new council the week after Thanksgiving on an evening to be determined ...
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Collaborative Pastoral Council Nominations Due by October 30

The Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC) will be comprised of an equal number of parishioners from each parish.  The CPC advises the Pastor in his role in forming and implementing the mission of the parishes in the collaborative. The selection process begins with nomination. An individual can nominate him/herself or a parishioner may nominate a person they believe will be able to fulfill the expectations of the role. Ballots and ballot boxes have been placed at the entrance of each Church.  Please place cards with your nomination(s) for the Collaborative Pastoral Council in the ballot box at the Church entrance. (Cards may also be ...
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Collaborative Pastoral Council

The Collaborative Pastoral Council advises the Pastor in his role in forming and implementing the mission of the Parishes in the Collaborative. Since there is one Pastor for the Collaborative, there will be one Collaborative Pastoral Council (CPC).  St. John the Evangelist and St. Paul Parishes will soon begin the process of forming their first CPC. The CPC will include parishioners from each parish. Expectations of CPC members include ongoing meetings (up to twice a month initially) and participation in council training sessions for Disciples in Mission where three topics will be addressed at three separate training seminars. More information on ...
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