Mr. Ritchie Self & Co. (Self Floor Service) finished sanding and refinishing the floor of Nativity of Our Lady Church at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014. The pictures above are from the afternoon of June 19.
Southeast Church Furniture delivered our refinished pews on the morning of Friday, June 20 and began reinstalling them. We will post more pics soon.
Five members were elected to Nativity Catholic Church's pastoral council. Voting was held after the 5:00 p.m. Mass on May 17 and after the 10:00 a.m. Mass on May 18. A total of 94 parishioners voted.
Total ballots cast: 94
Total valid ballots: 94
ELECTED WERE (in alphabetical order):
Nativity's Pastoral Council prepared to welcome Fr. Tim McKeown and Fr. Ortega at its meeting of May 13, 2014. The Council discussed as well the farewell for Fr. Bob Showers and this weekend's council elections.
ELECTIONS TO THE PASTORAL COUNCIL SET FOR MAY 17-18
All positions on the Council are for two years. Therefore all seven members of the present Council will step down as of Sunday. Four members have chosen to run for reelection, and four new members of the parish have agreed to run for Council. This weekend, we will elect 5 Pastoral Council members from among these 8 candidates. Be sure to vote!
Here is the CANDIDATE LIST as well as more information about the election.
About 55 parishioners attended the Nativity Town Hall Meeting on Saturday evening, February 15, 2014. There was a positive attitude in the hall as we worked through an ambitious agenda.
All committee reports for tomorrow's Annual Meeting were submitted as MS PowerPoint presentations. Here is the combined report, including reports submitted by
Nativity's Liturgy Commission looked at our celebrations from Ash Wednesday to Pentecost. Here are some coming liturgies:
In other business, the Liturgy Commission welcomed Lily Collado as a new member. Lily is a long time parishioner and member of the choir.
At it's January meeting (Jan. 25, 2014) the Liturgy Commission also continued it's reading of the book, "The Liturgy Committee Handbook". We evaluated our celebration of Advent and Christmas, and briefly looked at our Masses during ordinary time. Our next meeting will be on April 26 (right after Easter).
The Nativity Liturgy Commission is a representative group of parishioners appointed by the Pastoral Council and Pastoral Administrator (Fr. Bob) to guide liturgical policy, coordinate big feasts and ensure a liturgy at Nativity that is worthy, proper, celebratory and reflective of our community. (mandate)
Nativity's Pastoral Council met on January 9, 2014. We hereby invoke a Nativity Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. - that is, after the 5:00 Mass - in the Parish Hall. This will serve as our general assembly or annual meeting.
The Parish Town Hall Meeting is a chance for the whole parish to hear what's going on, to contribute ideas, to make constructive criticism and to ask critical questions. The 5 central committees of the parish (Pastoral Council, Finance Council, Liturgical Commission, Building Committee and Catechist Group) will account for their stewardship in 2013. Future plans will be revealed and several big proposals will be laid on the table. You definitely do not want to miss this! (The agenda will be published at this link)
Here are some other highlights from the January meeting:
The online parish bulletin and message board of Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church, Darien, Georgia, USA