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Pastoral Plan Information for the Five Churches of the DuBois, Falls Creek, Reynoldsville, and Sykesville Area

08/04/2021

On May 24, 2021, Bisop Persico of the Erie Diocese met with pastors and the pastoral and finance councils of the five churches in the DuBois/Reynoldsville/Sykesville/Falls Creek Areas, along with a pstoral planning team lead by Jason Gray.  The purpose was to review the demographic status of our churches, the projected number of priests over the next five years, and to plan for the vitality and sustainability of our future faith communities.

The attached document provides statistical data, projections, and possibilities to consider. 

Following this meeting, the Pastoral Councils and Finance Councils met with their respective pastors to give feedback on three questions:

What is your vision for the parish in the next 5-10 years?

What specific items would you incllude to make the parish more vibrant?

What is an effective way to proceed with parish planning? 

Parish Planning Presentation (1).pdf

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