Together in Faith

Action Plan: Group 2

 

  • St. Lucy
  • Guardian Angels
  • National Shrine of the Little Flower
  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • Our Lady of La Salette
  • St. Dennis
  • St. James
  • St. Justin
  • St. Mary, Royal Oak
  • St. Mary Magdalen
  • St. Vincent Ferrer
  • SS. Cyril and Methodius

St. Dennis, St. Vincent Ferrer, St. Mary Magdalen, and St. Justin

In early 2012, St. Dennis and St. Vincent Ferrer will move forward as cluster partners to develop a plan which should be implemented when a current pastor is no longer available, if a replacement is not available to be assigned, or when either parish begins to experience a net operating deficit. Plans should commence with models for initial collaboration and include contingency plans for programming, outreach and administration, for clustering/merging the parishes, and/or closing buildings and planning for the sale of property. These plans are to be to be submitted to the Regional Moderator no later than June 30, 2012. Once clustered, these parishes will develop a plan to merge within one year.

In early 2012, St. Mary Magdalen and St. Justin will move forward as cluster partners to develop plans which should be implemented when a current pastor is no longer available, if a replacement is not available to be assigned, or when either parish begins to experience a net operating deficit. Plans should commence with models for initial collaboration and include contingency plans for programming, outreach and administration, for clustering/merging the parishes, and/or closing buildings and planning for the sale of property. These plans are to be to be submitted to the Regional Moderator no later than June 30, 2012. Once clustered, these parishes will develop a plan to merge within one year.

In addition, the two newly merged parishes created from St. Dennis/St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Mary Magdalen/St. Justin will become cluster partners immediately upon their mergers, and develop and submit plans to cluster to the Regional Moderator no later than December 31, 2013. Once clustered, the parishes will develop a plan to merge within one year.

Our Lady of La Salette, Our Lady of Fatima, and St. James

In early 2012, Our Lady of Fatima and St. James are to move forward as cluster partners to develop cluster plans to be submitted to the Regional Moderator by June 30, 2012.

Once clustered, the parishes will develop plans to merge within one year. Once this merger takes place, the merged parish made up of Our Lady of Fatima/St. James will become a cluster partner with Our Lady of La Salette. These parishes will immediately develop a cluster plan to be submitted to the Reginal Moderator. The cluster plan should be implemented when a current pastor is no longer available, if a replacement is not available to be assigned, or when any of these parishes begin to experience a net operating deficit. Plans should commence with models for initial collaboration and include contingency plans for programming, outreach and administration, for clustering/merging the parishes, and/or closing buildings and planning for the sale of property.
This may result in short term, temporary administrators assigned, or a more permanent solution.

National Shrine of the Little Flower, Guardian Angels, and St. Mary (Royal Oak)

In early 2012, National Shrine of the Little Flower, Guardian Angels, and St. Mary, Royal Oak are to identify collaboration partnerships to be submitted to the Regional Moderator no later than June 30, 2012. These should include plans for evaluating programs and determining areas for collaboration to be considered if the need emerges to implement a temporary cluster. In this way, the pastors and parishes will have already developed relationships, even though this would be a short term, temporary cluster in the event of an emergency vacancy of a pastorate.

St. Lucy (personal parish) and SS. Cyril and Methodius (personal parish)

In early 2012, St. Lucy (Croatian) and SS. Cyril and Methodius (Slovak) in Sterling Heights are to move forward as cluster partners and develop a cluster plan to be submitted to the Regional Moderator no later than June 30, 2012. The cluster plan should be implemented when a current pastor is no longer available, if a replacement is not available to be assigned, or when either parish begins to experience a net operating deficit. Plans should commence with models for initial collaboration and include contingency plans for programming, outreach and administration, for clustering/merging the parishes, and/or closing buildings and planning for the sale of property. This may result in short term, temporary administrators assigned, or a more permanent solution.