St. Patrick's Cathedral

Thunder Bay, Ontario

211 South Archibald Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1G4
Phone: (807) 622-5389 Fax: (807) 622-1529

Councils & Parish Groups

 

 

OUR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
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This Parish Pastoral Council is a consultative body which consists of ex officio, elected and appointed members. Together with the Cathedral Rector they help to ensure that the pastoral needs of the Parish are well served.
Council Chair: Mrs. Joan Joubert       Vice-Chair: Mr. Dave Bragnalo
Secretary: Mr. Rob Popien

(Elections for new Officers during the first Council Meeting in the Fall).

THE PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL

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The Finance Council advises and assists the Cathedral Rector in the financial administration of the Parish and the maintenance of Church structures. It also discusses the feasibility of capital projects and assists with fund-raising initiatives.
Chairperson: Mrs. Judy Stankus

THE BUILDING and RENOVATION COMMITTEE
This ad hoc Committee of the Finance Council assists in the coordination of building and renovation projects.                                        
Coordinators: Rev. Mr. Derek West and Mr. Mark Sypus

 

 

THE PARISH LITURGY COMMITTEE
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The directors of all the Liturgical Ministries in the Parish form this organizing committee. They meet only when necessary, to plan, organize and oversee the major Diocesan and Parish liturgical celebrations that take place in our Cathedral. 

 

THE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE PARISH TEAM

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This team of concerned parishioners encourages us  to speak out and act against poverty, hunger and  social injustice   throughout the world.
Liaison Team: Mrs. Linda West and Mrs. Monica Wilson

 

 

OUR COUNCIL of the CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE of CANADA
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The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is a national organization rooted in Gospel values which calls its members to holiness through active service for God and Canada. In our Cathedral, the members actively serve the Parish community through a variety of programs and events. They are also involved in many Diocesan and National programs.
Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of the months of March, May & September each year, following the 10:30 am Mass and on the 1st Tuesday of November following the 7:00 pm Mass in Our Lady’s Chapel.
President: by rotation
Spiritual Adviser: Msgr. P. Stilla
Honour Guard Coordinator: Mrs. Pam Brusadin

 

 

 

THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
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The Knights of Columbus is an international organization of Catholic gentlemen, committed to upholding the virtues of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. All Knights in a Parish, regardless of their Council affiliation are part of a Round Table. This grouping provides them with the opportunity to support their Parish in a variety of local initiatives. Our Cathedral’s Round Table of Knights consists mainly but not exclusively,  of the members of Fort William Council 1447 who are also parishioners. Council 1447 financially supports our Catholic literature display .
Council 1447 Grand Knight: Deacon Derek West
Council 1447 Chaplain: Fr. Marco Ladao
Fr. Baxter Assembly Faithful Navigator: Sir Knight Wayne Murphy

 

   

OUR CATHEDRAL SENIORS’ GROUP
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Formed in 1991 our Parish Seniors meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoons each month at 1:30 pm in the rectory Meeting Rooms, to enjoy activities for socializing and community building. All seniors are welcome.

 

 

 

PARISH MEN’S GROUP
 
This ecumenical men’s group meets every First Saturday of each month at 8:30 am in the Cathedral Auditorium.
Everyone is welcome and no registration is required.

Director: Doug McClure  807-708-4143