The Basilica Parish Council Nominations
A Call to Service

Deadline: April 8, 2022

This spring, elections will be held for Parish Council representatives for our Learning and Liturgy & Sacred Arts areas. Parishioners are invited to nominate themselves or other excellent candidates they feel would thrive in one of these positions.

Council members serve as an advisory group to the Pastor and assist with strategic planning, creation of effective communication structures, policies and procedures, and educating parishioners about biblical stewardship. Find out more about the make-up and role of our Parish Council below the nomination form.

The Parish Council nomination form is now closed.


The Basilica of Saint Mary Parish Council

Our Parish Council is composed of

  • 6 elected members including 2 representatives each for Learning, Christian Life, and Liturgy & Sacred Arts areas
  • 3 appointed "at large" members
  • Appointed representatives from the Finance Committee
  • 4 ex-officio members including 2 Parish Trustees, Pastor, and Managing Director

Terms for elected members are 3 years with a limit of 2 terms.  

Council members should be sensitive to the needs, ambitions and desires of The Basilica community to fulfill its mission. Through collaboration, consultation and support, the Council serves as an advisory group to the Pastor. The Parish Council also responds to and acts on the recommendations of the Parish Finance Committee.