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October 2008

  • The audit through the Office of Child & Youth Protection showed that the Diocese was once again in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children & Youth.
  • Recommended changes to the Constitution: Commission structure will be based on geography.
  • Officers will be selected in February.  
  • Tom Kappel was selected as Interim Secretary. 

February 2009

  • Focus was on liturgy.
  • Officers selected: Chair – Mr. John Mataysik; Vice Chair – Mr. Tony Molinaro; Secretary – Mr. Tom Kappel.
  • Commission Chairs: West Counties - Sue Martin; East DuPage - Sharon Pierscionek; West DuPage – Stephanie McElligott; Southeast Counties – Alice Argyelan                          

June 2009

  • Focus was on upcoming changes in the liturgy.
  • Preparations were begun for the Assembly in April 2010.