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Diocesan Pastoral Council Seeking New Members

The Diocesan Pastoral Council is an advisory Council to the Bishop, consisting of representatives from the eight deaneries of the Diocese.  Each deanery delegation consists of a male member, a female member and one young adult (18-40). Currently, there are a number of vacancies on the Council.

  • FEMALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - West DuPage Deanery
  • YOUNG ADULT REPRESENTATIVE (18-39, male or female) - Ford-Iroquois Deanery
  • MALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - Ford-Iroquois Deanery
  • FEMALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - Ford-Iroquois Deanery
  • MALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - Joliet Deanery
  • YOUNG ADULT REPRESENTATIVE (18-39, male or female) - Joliet Deanery
  • FEMALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - Kankakee Deanery
  • FEMALE REPRESENTATIVE (any age) - South Will-Grundy Deanery

Click here to see which Deanery applies to your parish!

Diocesan Pastoral Council application (pdf)

Please return the completed application form to the Office of the Bishop by one of the following:

  • By mail:
    Diocesan Pastoral Council
    Blanchette Catholic Center
    16555 Weber Road
    Crest Hill, IL 60403
  • By fax: (815) 722-6632
  • By e-mail: arechenmacher@dioceseofjoliet.org

Call (815) 221-6186 for more information.