According to the Parish, Vicariate and Archdiocesan Councils Handbook, a Parish Pastoral Council is the “primary visioning body of the parish, the Parish Pastoral Council assists the pastor in:
- Soliciting the wisdom of the parish community on pastoral matters
- Forming a consensus about pastoral planning, which address the needs of the parish.
- Communicating that pastoral vision to parish as a whole
- Involving the parish commissions in implementing the vision.
St. Andrew Parish Pastoral Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of month from September to June. The Council is made up of members from the various Parish Commissions and the Clergy.