Faith Formation Commission Minutes

Faith Formation Commission Meeting Minutes






Present:  Commission Members:  Jackie Stoffel, Marie Schuster, Nikki Carr, Mike Hellmann, Maria Steinlage, Terry McDermott , Jenny Stork & Bill Gregory.  Parish Staff: Pastor Fr. Steve Rosonke, Faith Formation, Director Dave McDermott, Youth Formation Coordinator Marcy Mueller and Religious Education Coordinator Stephanie Klapataukas.


Called to order at 6:45 pm by Jackie Stoffel


Prayer:       Hospitality and fellowship followed by pot luck dinner.


Meeting Minutes from May 8th meeting were approved.


In-Service:  Dave will be sending out suggestions during the summer. 


Items for Discussion/Decision:


New commission member introductions:  Bill Gregory has joined the faith formation commission.  Introductions were made.  Welcome Bill!


Marriage enrichment program:  The Paradisus Dei program titled “The Choice Wine – 7 Steps to a Superabundant Marriage”.  A discussion was had regarding this program.  The commission decided to approve the program.  It is anticipated to start in the fall.  Meeting dates will be determined. 


Guess who’s coming to dinner:  Jenny, Jackie, Marie and Marcy are the core committee.  They are looking for 6-8 couples to host the dinner.  Contact Jenny with suggestions.


Election of Officers:  The following individuals have agreed to serve as officers:

  • Chair – Jenny Stork
  • Vice-Chair – Jackie Stoffel
  • Secretary – Marie Schuster


Standing Representative/Committee Reports:  In the future, these reports will be sent to commission members with each month’s meeting agenda. 


  • Holy Family Catholic Schools: Normal administrative issues were discussed.
  • Pastoral Council: Discussions regarding the fall parish leadership in-service were discussed.  Also, the weekend of June 9 & 10 the parish will be celebrating the feast of St. Anthony.  Rumor has it that a special guest will be present.


Administrative Reports:

  • Coordinator of Religious Education: Report submitted. 
  • Youth Formation Coordinator: Report submitted. 
  • Director of Faith Formation: Report submitted. 


The next meeting will be held on Tuesday August 14th after the vigil mass of the Feast of the Assumption in the Knepper conference room.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm


Respectfully submitted,

Mike Hellmann