Pastoral Council

The Parish Pastoral Council at the Cathedral Parish was formed on May 16, 1993. As of November 22, 2016, the membership of this Council had been updated, in accord with the revised norms published by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on February 5, 2005.  The following is the current roster of the Parish Pastoral Council. 

The Council roster listed below is as a result of the elections.

MEMBERSHIP

Rector and Pastor                                                     Reverend Gerald Dennis Gill
Parochial Vicar                                                         Reverend Matthew K. Biedrzycki
Permanent Deacon                                                   Deacon Jesús Burgos

All Parishioners and in good standing:
EX OFFICIO
Parish Evangelization                                              Sister Mary Luchia, PVMI (2021)

Parish Development                                                Rose Connolly (2021)
Member of the Parish Finance Council                   Rose Connolly

SIX ELECTED MEMBERS
Young Adult (2024)                                                  Magdalena Kaminska
Single Adult (2024)                                                  Daniel Heenan
Married Couple (2023)                                             Eugene and Marie (Killian) Mattioni
Senior Adult (2023)                                                  Louis Ferrero
Spanish Community (2022)                                     Miriam Rodríguez
Liturgical Ministry (2022)                                       Thomas Hogan

THREE APPOINTED MEMBERS
Kyle Doolan (appointed 2019)
Mary Ann Leigh (appointed 2019)
Arturo Aceves-Serrano (appointed 2021)

COORDINATING COMMITTEE
Chairperson, Pastor                                                 Reverend Gerald Dennis Gill
Vice-Chairperson                                                    Mary Ann Leigh
Secretary                                                                 Marie Mattioni

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBER EX OFFICIO MEMBEROF THE PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL
Mary Ann Leigh

MEETINGS
Six times a year with at least a simple majority of the membership present.


MISSION STATEMENT
OF THE CATHEDRAL PARISH OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL
Revised as of August 10, 2021

With Jesus Christ as our Head and Foundation, the Cathedral Parish of Saints Peter and Paul forms a vibrant Roman Catholic community in Center City and serves all those who come to the Cathedral Basilica, the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Our parish community professes our Catholic Faith, ministers to others and welcomes all, as rooted in the Word of God and the celebration of the Sacraments of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.

 Con Jesucristo como nuestra Cabeza y Fundamento, la Parroquia Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Pablo forma una vibrante comunidad Católica Romana en el centro de la ciudad y sirve a todos aquellos que vienen a la Catedral Basílica, la Iglesia Madre de la Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia. Nuestra comunidad parroquial profesa nuestra fe católica, ministra a los demás y da la bienvenida a todos, enraizada en la Palabra de Dios y la celebración de los sacramentos de Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador.