Summary of Diocesan Pastoral Council May 6 meeting

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The Diocesan Pastoral Council met May 6 at the Catholic Center in Evansville. The DPC is a consultative body to Bishop Joseph M. Siegel.

Bishop Siegel celebrated Mass, then welcomed members and led the Council in prayer. Joe Paul Hayden, Diocesan Director of Stewardship, introduced himself and summarized initiatives of the Stewardship Office in recent and in upcoming months. Diocesan Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Dean Happe then provided updates on diocesan staff and facilities, and the 2024 budget.

The meeting concluded with comments from the bishop and an opportunity for Q&A. The DPC’s next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 19.