GEC Meeting Minutes – 14th March 2017

Meeting on Tuesday 14th March 2017

Present: Canon Michael, Father Michal, Deacon Mark, Paula Brierley, Sister de Lourdes, Paul Robilliard, Pat Devenport.

  1. The meeting opened with a prayer led by Deacon Mark.
  2. Apologies for absence – Father Paul, Lucy Despres, Paul Burnard, Owen Lee.
  3. The Minutes of the February meeting were approved.
  4. Matters arising

a) A list of 13 volunteers has been compiled to assist parishioners from Alderney/Sark who are hospitalised in Guernsey. Canon Michael suggested that parishioners visiting Guernsey for medical reasons may also need support if they were unable to travel home due to poor weather.

b) Paul Burnard will be meeting with Canon Michael in the near future with the aim of forming a Youth Ministry Strategy Team

c) Participation of children/young people at the 10.30am mass at St Joseph is much appreciated and thanks goes to the adults who prepare them.

Correspondence and Communication

*Proposed Catholic Youth Weekend to be held at Blanchelande College on 24th/25th June.

*Feasibility of buying a minibus for parish use.

*Possibility of parishioners taking part in BBC Guernsey’s Sunday programme with Andy Hislop.

*Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament over 24 hours 24th/25th March.


Confirmation of mass times for the Easter period.

The date of the next meeting will be Tuesday 4th April 2017 at 6.00pm and prayers will be led by Pat Devenport.

The meeting closed at 6.50pm with a prayer led by Deacon Mark.



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