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Ministries & Activities

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Raising Hands

Together, we partner with parents to help children grow in faith. For more information on how to register a child or to volunteer your time as a catechist, click here.

Diane Matthys, director


(219) 464-8502

Religious Education
Go Team

Pastoral Council members serve in helping the pastor know the pulse of the parish and serve as a visioning body. Members are selected by lot after a discernment process and serve for a three-year term.

Kristi Kittle, Chairperson

Pastoral Council

The Finance Council assists in reviewing the status of all parish financial reports and budgets. Council members are selected, per canon law, by the pastor. If you have specialized knowledge in the area of accounting or financial experience, please let the pastor know.

Fr. Doug Mayer


(219) 464-4831

Finance Council

The members of this ministry are parishioners with an interest in maintaining and improving the parish campus, its buildings and grounds. Construction and maintenance skills are appreciated.

Len Jozwiak


(219) 465-7476

Building & Grounds
Christian Booklet

This group organizes the annual Ministry Fair and focuses on helping our Saint Paul Catholic Community better understand that all our gifts come from God.

Jenifer Schreiner


Stewardship Committee
Group Discussion

This group designs programs and offerings to help adults explore their faith. For more information, click here.

Mary Kane Mauer


(219) 531-0933

Adult Formation