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Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council is the policy forming body for the parish and the pastor's primary advisory group. Among its areas of responsibility and accountability are the spiritual, financial and educational concerns of Divine Mercy Parish. The Council at large members shall be comprised of no fewer than 9 members, all of whom must be baptized, practicing Catholics, registered members of the parish, and participates in the parish worship life, especially Mass and the sacraments. The Council also consists of the following ex officio members: the pastoral team and the two lay trustees, and Recording Secretary.

Pastoral Council meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, beginning at 6:30pm, at our 800 Marquette Avenue site. Any interested parishioner is welcome to attend meetings.  Meeting dates for 2017-2018 are:  November 16, 2017; January 18, 2018; March 15, 2018; May 17, 2018

The Pastoral Council consists of the following Standing Committees:

  • Prayer and Worship
  • Human Concerns
  • Parish Life
  • Christian/Lifelong Formation
  • Stewardship


Pastoral Council Members

Tina McNamara          Co-Chairperson   

Doug Menzia              Vice Chairperson 

Kim Anderson             Member              

Dave Bartoshevich     Member             

Margie Gehrman          Member             

Cindy Semski             Member              


John Bordak                 Trustee Secretary

Chris Sepersky           Trustee Treasurer 


MEETING DATES FOR 2017-2018- -November 16, 2017; January 18, 2018; March 15, 2018, May 17, 2018