Dear Parish Family,
I am writing to let you know of some changes taking place in the parish. I have been working very closely with the Finance Council to insure our parish is fiscally sound. We will cut back on some of our expenditures to balance our budget. By doing so we will be able to make regular payments to pay down our existing mortgage of $850,000 and make monthly payments to the Diocese toward our 2018 assessment of $216,000.
For the past 2 years we were blessed to have Mr. Darrin Nelson working as the Pastoral Administrator and Director of Communications. He has been invaluable assistance to me in executing the parish mission and vision on a daily basis these past 6 months. We have benefited greatly from Darrin's dedication to Christ and Church. I thank him for his years of service here at St. Magdalen's. In the spirit of fiscal responsibility I have decided to eliminate the Pastoral Administrator/ Communications position effectively immediately. It is my hope that much of the work that Darrin did will now be taken upon by me your Pastor, our deacons andlay volunteer.
I wish Darrin well and much success in his other initiatives. He is a very talented administrator who has brought many gifts to our community.
Please keep me and our parish in your daily prayers. The Lord of Life is in our midst and he is unfolding a powerful mission for us to follow Him closely. If you should have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask. I remain.