The penultimate Council meeting of the year was convened last Wednesday evening at St. Cecilia's. The members were pleased to welcome among their ranks the newly-elected David Lee, who replaces Lucy Osborn who recent relocated away from the parish.

Major issues discussed included the challenge of public school catechetics in our parish area and the drafting of a new Parish Pastoral Plan.

The work of the Spiritual Renewal Sub-committee continues with the promotion of "The Vine" and an exploration of how we might address the use of social media in our parish community.

Reports on the recent interviews conducted for the position of Pastoral Associate conveyed the news that no decision was made to employ a candidate at this time.

The first weekend of November marks the official end of the Year of Faith will be a Celebration of Holiness Other regular reports were presented and received.