Stewardship Commission

St. Michael the Archangel is a stewardship parish, meaning that we hold the conviction that all that we have belongs to God and has been entrusted to us as caretakers during our lives. As Christians, we are responsible for prayerfully discerning how God is calling us to develop and share our gifts of time, talent, and treasure. Several groups support that call by focusing on specific areas.

Parish Development Committee

The Parish Development Committee is the key leadership group of lay people in a parish that focuses its energies on raising the resources necessary to enable and expand the mission of the Church.

Appointed by the pastor, the PDC consists of 8 to 12 faith-filled parishioners who sacrifice their time and talents to carry out this important ministry of the Church. The PDC is led by two parishioners who are committee Co-Chairpersons. It can be further organized into as many as six working subcommittees who concentrate on various areas of funding.

The PDC is also responsible for the development of an annual report to present to the parish regarding accomplishments of the preceding year, the challenges being faced, and the goals for the forthcoming year. The PDC is also responsible for overseeing any major parish fundraising efforts, including capital campaigns.

Subcommittees of the PDC include:

  • Annual Giving (Weekly Offertory)
  • Major Giving
  • Legacy Giving
  • Catholic School
  • Communications
  • Youth Giving
  • Archbishop’s Annual Appeal
To learn how you might contribute to the effort, call the Parish Office or email us.

Buildings and Properties Committee

The Buildings and Properties Committee is charged with developing an ongoing plan for the maintenance and upkeep of our parish facilities. As an aging plant, our buildings sometimes present challenges. The Committee’s goal is to be good stewards of the facilities that we have inherited from the hard work of the generations that have preceded us. The Committee developed the plans for the renovation of the former convent building into a  Parish Center and the relocation of the school library and technology lab as well as expansion of the school administrative offices. The Committee also oversaw the restoration of the church in 2004. Currently, the Committee is focusing on developing a preventative maintenance plan as well as the repair and updating of our heating and air conditioning systems. 

Total Parish Development

St. Michael the Archangel is a parish that is committed to calling forth the gifts of every member of the community. We are now in the process of offering new ways to encourage the involvement of parishioners on many levels. A core team is forming to more effectively utilize the time and talents of our many dedicated parishioners.