GEC Meeting Minutes – 07th February 2017

Meeting on Tuesday 07th February 2017

Present: Father Paul, Father Michal, Deacon Mark, Lucy Despres, Sister de Lourdes, Owen Lee, Paul Burnard, Paul Robilliard, Pat Devenport

  1. The meeting opened with a prayer led by Paul Burnard.
  2. Apologies for absence – Canon Michael, Paula Brierley.
  3. The Minutes of the December meeting were approved.
  4. Matters arising

a) New members Sister de Lourdes and Paul Robilliard were welcomed.

b) A letter of thanks from the Guernsey Alzheimers Association, for the £200 donation raised during the late night shopping at Christmas, was read to the council.

c) The proposed notice to be published in The Link, concerning assistance for parishioners from Alderney and Sark, was read to members so that information could be added/removed/reworded.

d) Having discussed at the December meeting ways of involving the schoolchildren in special event masses/church life Pat Devenport was pleased to tell the council that the three Catholic schools would be taking part in Radio Guernsey Guidelines in 2017.

e) Paul Burnard gave members an update on the Youth Ministry and ways to progress in the future with the assistance of Tom Saddington and a proposed Youth Strategy Team.

f) Father Michal will be responsible for The First Communion, Confirmation classes this year and will oversee the catechists involved.

5.Correspondence and Communication – None

6. AOB – None

The date of the next meeting will be Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 6.00pm and prayers will be led by Deacon Mark.

The meeting closed at 7.10pm with a prayer led by Paul Burnard.



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