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October 2005

  • Focus was on achieving a broader vision for the Church in the Dioceseof Joliet.
  • Mrs. Mary Peerbolte replaced Mrs. Pat Mogged as Chair of the Education Commission.   

February 2006

  • Members participated in a council formation workshop given by Sr. Mary Bennet McKinney, OSB.
  • During lunch, Bishop Imesch spoke about the press reports regarding the abuse scandal.
  • Mr. Leo McKenna presented the results of a study completed on the Catholic Explorer.  He provided the members with ten recommendations about the newspaper.

June 2006

  • Focus was on Catholic Education and on the Catholic Explorer.
  • Officers selected: Chair – Mr. Tom McClain; Vice Chair – Mrs. Mary Ann Jung; Secretary – Mr. John Janicik.
  • Commission Chairs: Administration – Mr. John Matyasik; Service – Monica Kim; Worship – Maricela Paramo; Education – Mrs. Mary Peerbolte.
  • Bishop J. Peter Sartain was installed as the Fourth Bishop of Joliet on June 27