If you have talent and time to devote to strategic planning, then you may be a good fit for Fr. Chris’s Advisory Panel. Members are expected to have a background or working knowledge in areas such as education, business, administration, operations, technology, marketing, or legal expertise. Apply to join this group through the parish center.
St. Anthony Schools are the place to be! And so is the Board of Education! Become a member of the St. Anthony school board or a member of the several sub-committees which promote our excellent parish schools. The seven member board’s main purpose is to advise the pastor and principals in regard to the operations and policies of our schools. Each board member serves a three-year term. Interested individuals should complete an application in March.
The Board of Education meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month during the school year. Meetings start at 6:35 pm and are held in the grade school conference room.
To contact the members of the board of education or to request time during open session, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Education members
David Emmerich, President
Joe Fearday, Vice President
Jason Carpenter, Secretary
The Booster Club is a group of interested parents and parishioners devoted to maintaining a sports program at St. Anthony Schools. Through efforts such as the annual Steak Stag, Booster Club membership dues, season tickets, concession and ticket booth sales, the Booster Club is able to provide funding for sports transportation, equipment, and uniforms used in the sports programs. Booster Club officers serve a four year term. Interested individuals can contact any Booster Club officer.
Affiliated with the National Council of Catholic Women, this organization is involved in many aspects of parish life for women and families. They are dedicated to spirituality, leadership, and service. St. Anthony’s CCW provides the wine, hosts and candles for all parish Masses and covers those costs through an annual cookie and candy sale, and quilt raffles. They are also active in Pro Life activities. Fellowship through breakfast meetings and a Christmas Dinner and May Mother and Daughter breakfast is an important part of CCW. They also bake desserts and offer kitchen assistance for parish dinners.
The Finance Council is a group which ensures that St. Anthony Parish is financially sound and all finances remain transparent. These individuals advise the pastor regarding the management of parish finances and property, review monthly and end-of-year financial statements, and advise the pastor and director of operations regarding the maintenance and improvements of the parish buildings and grounds. Apply to join this group to oversee all the financial decisions made for St. Anthony Parish.
The Parish Council ensures that the Parish vision and goals are reviewed and continually addressed to serve the people of the Parish. They seek to foster parish unity, assess parish needs, develop parish programs, coordinate parish activities, encourage parish participation in spiritual and apostolic life, and provide a forum for parish dialogue. This advisory group to the Pastor is often the unseen force which identifies and promotes the pastoral needs of the parish.
SAMBA is St. Anthony’s Music Boosters Association. These parents and parishioners are devoted to maintaining and improving the music and fine arts of St. Anthony Schools. They work closely with the music director and band director of the schools and create efforts to fund music, equipment, stage sets, and school trips for our students. Interested individuals can contact any SAMBA officer to join.
Stewardship is the sharing of God’s gifts by his people. This committee works to communicate, educate, and coordinate opportunities for sharing time, talent, and treasure. The Stewardship committee works with other Parish committees to identify and promote ways that parishioners can share their time and talent as part of their faith and service to the Lord. This committee also welcomes new parish members to our parish family with a personal visit, homemade baked goods, and information packet.
This is a team of Parish Council members and others that plan and host St. Anthony Parish Missions. This team is created each time a Parish mission is planned to reflect on the mission message, select a missionary team, publicize the mission, and coordinate the events of Mission week. Future missions are under discussion.