The Parish Council serves as a vehicle for the parish to fulfill the pastoral mission of Jesus and the Church. It works to foster the building of the community of disciples who recognize their baptismal calls. It engages in a continuous process of pastoral planning, taking into account the needs and priorities of its
parishioners, the Diocese, the broader community and the world. This is an elected position. Candidates for election must be an active member of the parish and at least 18 years of age. Meetings are held monthly (September through June).
Provides advice and guidance in the administration of parish assets, recommendations of the annual parish budget, monitoring the financial reports and condition of the parish, formulation and communication of the annual financial report to the parish, and all other temporal matters of the parish. Meetings are held monthly (September through June).
Helps establish ideas to meet the spiritual needs of our parish and to make our liturgies truly life-giving celebrations.
Social Justice Committee
Serves the parish by acting as a catalyst for promoting education, advocacy, and service based on the values of Catholic social teaching. Help review applications and make tithing recommendations to the Parish council.
Spirituality /Stewardship Committee
This committee assists in providing opportunities for adults in the parish to increase their religious education, spiritual growth and understanding of our call to stewardship.
Members offer guidance on campus wide projects and oversee the maintenance and the care of church property, buildings, and all furnishings.
Faith Formation Committee
The Faith Formation Committee oversees parish religious education for all ages and sacramental preparation programs to ensure that they meet parishioner and community needs.
Council of Catholic Women
Every woman who is a member of St. Bridget Church is also a member of the Council of Catholic Women (CCW). CCW helps with a variety of activities at our Church including, but not limited to, a yearly women’s retreat, the annual Ladies Night Out Event, and an annual raffle.
Knights of Columbus
A part of a global organization of practicing Catholic men. The Knights of Columbus have many service activities throughout the year including fundraising projects and helping to serve our St. Bridget Youth and River Falls Community.
Scrip is Fundraising While you Shop. Parishioners raise money for our church and school by purchasing gift cards used for everyday shopping. Members of the Scrip team help to sell Scrip cards after masses on the weekend or process Scrip orders during the week. Training provided.
DivorceCare is a group that helps individuals recover from the pain of separation and divorce.
Each week includes a video seminar, group discussion and then use of a personal workbook.
DivorceCare is open to everyone. The group meets for 13 weeks on Monday evenings. New groups typically begin each March and September. New members are welcome to join the group at any time.
A $15 registration fee is requested. If you are unable to pay, it can be waived. Childcare may be available. Call to inquire. To register call the church office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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