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St. Dorothy Catholic Community Parish Council Members

Members:

  • Jacqueline Stealey (President)
  • John Valverde (Treasurer)
  • Vice President (Empty)
  • Secretary (Empty)

Ex Officio Members
  • Fr. Jim
  • Fr. Matt
  • Rev. Jane 


To send suggestions to the Parish Council to be considered at their next available meeting, Please click in the box below.
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St. Dorothy Catholic Community Survey
50 emails sent - 15 returned   (30% response)

#1:  Reasons for not being able to attend:
11/15 answered with 14 reasons.

*Distance...............6
*Work....................2
* Family.................2
*Sometimes need an early Mass...1
*Company..............1
*Working on making Mass a priority...2


#2 When I cannot attend I watch Mass on the parish website.
10/15 responded.

*Often..........................1
*Sometimes..................2
*Yes.............................1
*No...............................6


#3 Proposed Projects
13/15 responsed with 14 suggestions

*Make a periodic monetary contribution to a food pantry in the community..................................1
*Create a children's space...............................1
*Promote families with children.........................1
*Join other groups in feeding the hungry and
engaging in social outreach..............................1
*Have a blanket / coat drive for homeless..........1
*Make up toiletries bags for homeless...............1
*Include Mills 50 groups in Christmas project.....1
*Make a concerted effort to not use "Lord."........1
*Enlarge the community.....................................3
*Consider needs of gays to have a place of faith
and love  (occasional Mass at Center?)..............1
*Encourage Christmas families to let children know their gifts are from St. D's....................................1
*Volunteer to help Matt........................................1


#4  Things I would Change:
9 / 15 responded with 11 suggestions

*1  Start Mass on Time.....................................2
*2  Leave announcements for the end................1
*3  Have shorter homilies...................................2
*4  Improve lighting............................................1
*5  Make the Sign of Peace less of a 
      production....................................................1
*6  Find a space so we can have other activities..4

What I like about St. Dorothy Catholic Community
15 / 15 responded with 1- 5 responses each.

*Friendliness of the people...................8
*Sense of Community...........................5
*Opportunity to share, comment, and
  question...............................................5
*Small group..........................................6
*Shared spiritual values.........................7
*Opportunity to DO the Gospel..............6
*Authentic worshiping community........4
*Weekly communion...............................1
*The bar...................................................2
*Matt's generosity....................................1
*Kindness.................................................5
*It is the first Catholic Church where I have
experienced Christianity being lived and
the Gospel message taught /actualized...2
*Acceptance without judgement..............3
*Family atmosphere..................................4
*Non-offensive inclusive language...........1
*Its relevance.............................................3
*Inclusive community...............................1
*The sense of mission...............................1
*The bond of trust makes me feel that we
are living the Mass......................................2
*I am among seekers who want to live out
their faith....................................................1
*I love the sign of peace and gathering for
the Our Father............................................1
*I love the laughter we share before, some-
times during, and after the Mass.................1
*The sense of blessing................................2
*That we make a difference.........................2
*The willingness of the ministers to search out
the true message from beneath the rubble &
confusion that exists in the church today....1
*Having worshipped in churches in many parts
of the world, St. Dorothy's is where I most 
experience truth and simplicity.....................1  

Thank You Received from
Heart of Florida, United Way for Contribution to assist victims in Puerto Rico (Click below)
St_Dorothy_Parish_gift_to_Puerto_Rico_2018.pdf
St_Dorothy_Parish_gift_to_Puerto_Rico_2018.pdf