St. Elizabeth Seton
We are a spirit-filled Catholic Community of faith-centered people dedicated to the growth of God's Kingdom and the living of the Gospel. We proclaim the Good News of Salvation to all by living a life of faith and loving concern for all our sisters and brothers.
Pastoral Planning Process
Dear Parishioners of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish,
For the last year or so, all parishes in the Diocese have been participating in a pastoral planning process, arising out of Synod 2014, building on the good works already present, responding to challenges to be addressed, and laying out a roadmap for parish vitality. Members of our parish Planning Task Force have identified priorities on which the parish will focus in the coming two years.
Synod 2014 identified five pastoral challenges areas: Liturgy and Worship, Family Life, Evangelization, Leadership, and Catechesis and Education. In addition, Bishop Caggiano asked each parish to look at the following three administrative areas: Finances, Buildings and Facilities, and Community Life. Parishes were asked to choose two of the five pastoral challenge areas, and one the three administrative areas.
The priorities areas, rationale and action steps, identified by the Planning Task Force, and approved by Bishop Caggiano are found on the following pages. Read the entire letter...
If you are not already a parishioner here at St. Elizabeth Seton, we invite you to join our parish family. Anyone wishing to join the parish should complete a Parish census form which can be downloaded here... or picked up from the table in the back of the church. Then call the office to make an appointment to be personally welcomed by our Pastor, Father Joseph A. Prince. One must be an active, registered parishioner to receive an eligibility certificate to act as a sponsor for Baptism or Confirmation. Please notify the office if you move and/or change your telephone number. If you are using the downloaded form - be sure to save it and print it out.