Purpose and objectives of a parish pastoral council
Purpose: To assist the pastor in his leadership role of planning, organizing, initiating, promoting, coordinating and reviewing the evangelization, worship, religious education and service activities within the parish.
To assess adequately the needs of the whole parish and its members, and to develop and implement a pastoral plan which will promote the common good of the parish.
To foster unity and a sense of community in the parish and to coordinate all parish activities in a manner that will best serve the interests of the parish.
To promote programs and activities recommended by the bishop, diocesan offices and agencies as well as the pastoral council itself.