The Pastoral Council is a consultative body working with the Pastor. They are primarily concerned with directional planning, as compared to operational planning which is the role of the Commissions andStaff.
The functions of the Pastoral Council are to: Study the life, activities, and needs of the parish.Define the current Mission Statement and Goals to guide the future life of the parish. Provide consultation and recommendations to the Pastor regarding direction and priorities for the parish. Promote communication and understanding among Commissions, staff and parishioners, as well as between the parish, the archdiocese and the universal church. Develop as a faith community, as a sign and witness of unity for the parish. Evaluate how well the parish is achieving its Mission Statement, goals, and priorities.
Contact: Kathy Ranke – 2016-17 Chair; firstname.lastname@example.org; 503-260-4061
I have been a member for 20 years. I have taught RE at St Anthony’s for 20 years and led bible studies for 5 years. I am married to Rob and have four children and 4 grand-children. I have been a catholic all of my life andI love the catholic faith. I also love being a part of St, Anthony’s!
My family joined the parish in 2007 after settling in the Tigard area. Our son has attended St Anthony school since preschool and is now a 7th grader. I had served on the School Advisory Council for 4 years before serving on the Pastoral Council. I am also active with CYO athletics as a basketball and track coach. Our family participates in many parish ministries/activities including community cafe, severe weather shelter, scouts, and Knights of Columbus
I have been a parishioner at St. Anthony since my husband Don and I moved here in 1997. We have three wonderful children who have attended RE program since preschool and two are now in their twenties and one in high school. I have been an active member as a teacher in the RE program for 15 years, a Eucharistic minister, a volunteer for summer camps as well as many other ministries over the years. I look forward to my participation on the Parish Council and pray my time will be directed by the Holy Spirit will be in service of our parish community.
My name is Leslie Froman. My husband & I have been parishioners of St. Anthony since 2006. My daughters, Sophia and Olivia have attended St. Anthony School since they were in preschool. Over the years, our family been involved in several ministries within the parish community. I’ve been the Scrip chair for the past 5 years, worked with the Severe Weather Shelter, CYO team parent, and Eucharistic minister. I’m looking forward to be part of the Pastoral Council.
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I am Carrie Marthaller. I have been a parishioner of St. Anthony parish since 2010, when our family moved to Tigard. My husband Joe and I have two wonderful daughters, Sophia and Lauren, who attend St. Anthony School. I have taught religious education for many years, as well as helped with VBS and camp Tilikum. I also help coach the St. Anthony CYO track team, and a Tigard Youth Soccer team. I’m a graduate of the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!), and work in social service. I am excited to be a part of the Pastoral Council.
I grew up as a Portland native, six miles from St Anthony Church. I was brought up in the Presbyterian Church, but started attending St Anthony with my wife Mary, not long after we were married in 1999. I completed the RCIA program and joined the church in 2002. Mary and I are blessed with two wonderful kids, who keep us very busy with school, sports and social activities. We are thankful for the amazing schools in the Archdiocese. They attend St. Anthony School and Jesuit High School. I am employed as an Estimating Manager for a local high tech manufacturer and enjoy my job. I also have enjoyed kayaking for 17 years and paddled many of the rivers, lakes, and bays in Oregon, enjoying hiking and camping during the summer months. My faith has grown stronger in many ways since I joined St Anthony and I know that Pastoral Council will only continue that growth. I also think that seeking to understand will be key to this position and will allow me to be a good representative for other church members.
I have been part of the St. Anthony parish community since moving to Tigard in 2000 and it is an honor for me to serve as member of the Parish Pastoral Council. I’d previously served on the Council from 2004 to 2012. I’m an active member in the parish community, serving on the Vietnamese community leadership team, the Vietnamese RE & Language Program, and member of the Vietnamese Choir. I love this parish community. I’ve seen so much positive progress over the years and I’m excited to serve once again on the Pastoral Council.
My wife, Patricia Le, and I were joined St. Anthony church, and married in 1997. We moved to Hawaii in 2002 for 5 years due to my work and came back to Tigard in 2007. My daughter, Trysha Pham, and my son, Justin Pham, are enrolled in 8th grade and 7th grade @ St. Anthony Catholic School for the past 8 years. My work career is in commercial general contracting and my wife is in banking. Our family have been participating in many St. Anthony’s ministries over the years from being teachers at Sunday School for Vietnamese RE and Language to Pastoral Council. We love St. Anthony’s communities and enjoy being involved in communities’ events which has been very rewarding.
I’m from Acapulco city in Mexico. I being in the USA for 15 years. I have 3 kids, 2 daughters and 1 son. My husband and I been married for almost 16 years and we started to get involved in St Anthony 6 years ago. I sing in the choir at 4pm mass Sundays and also in the charismatic group on Fridays.
My name is Toni Stotts. I was born and raised in Texas and have been married for 43 years. My husband, Larry and I have three children and three grandchildren who all reside in Texas. Larry’s job brought us up to the Northwest where we have lived since 2002. My career as a High School Youth Minister began in 1985 in a parish in Texas and ended at St. Cecilia’s in Beaverton in 2007 at which time I retired. In 2014 we decided to become members here at St. Anthony’s where we are enjoying the endless opportunities to serve the Lord and this community as we grow in our faith. I am currently serving in the following ministry’s here at St. Anthony’s: Vocations Ministry, Catholic Daughters of America, Lector, Pastoral Council and Serra Club of Tualatin Valley.