Be Bold, Be Catholic will be doing a pew survey next weekend. The purpose of the survey is to help the community of St Joseph and St Mary help serve you and others better. We want the answers to be well thought through so we can make quality decisions. We would not want to make changes that really would not benefit the community. We want your time in answering these questions to be time well worth it. We have such a diversity of people with a diversity of needs that we have not yet been aware of. Please help us be aware of your needs. At the same time, are you willing to help others fulfill their needs? We will need help in serving the people of God. It takes hands, feet, heads and hearts to help Jesus do His work here in Freeport. The plan will be to see what we can do and get up and running the easiest or quickest, and then develop a plan to see what we can do for everything else.
Because we do not want to waste your time or ours, I will be giving you the questions here in this article so you have time to think about what would be truly helpful. Take it home and mull over it for a while, bring it to adoration or pray the rosary about it. The questions we have are as follows:
- What can your parish community do to better serve your needs?
- How can your parish community help you come closer to Jesus’ mercy and love?
- Do you think sharing your time and talent would help you come closer to Jesus? How and/or Why?
- Are there ministries in which you currently participate in or would like to participate in?
The survey will be during the homily and should not add to the Mass time. Because it is during the homily, you should have enough time to fill out the four questions so it can be collected during the offertory.
May God Bless all you do and all that is in your hearts!