The Parish Council Meeting of the Immaculate Conception Parish was called to
order by Ken Engellant.
Members not present were Mary Davison, Jack Wright and Diana O’Hara.
Father Mohan led the group in prayer.
Finance Report - It was reported by Kevin Kittredge that the checking account
balance is at $5890.34. The current savings account balance was at $17,935.86. It
was discussed that the phone in the church basement had a monthly bill close to
$60 and that it was rarely, if ever used. A motion was made and passed to
eliminate the phone in the church basement kitchen.
Maintenance Report – It was discussed that the front door to the church need
fixed. Jake Botts will work on making the needed repairs.
Liturgy Report – There was no report at this time.
Religious Education Report – Debbie Kittredge reported that since the Stations of
the Cross will be on Wednesdays through the Lenten season, that we will have
the Youth Group meet at 5:30 for Stations of the Cross followed by a soup supper
and a short class. Debbie also reported that she would be completing the Safe
Environment Training for the youth that is required by the Diocese in the next
couple of weeks. Debbie will present a power point message on cyberbullying to
the junior high and high school and a presentation on safe spaces to the grade
Christian Social Service Report – There was no report at this time.
Ken reported that he had spoken with Mike O’Conner and that Mike would like to
receive communion and would also enjoy a visit from Father Mohan.
Ken Engellant reported that he had a received a packet on summer rates from
Leisure Lawn regarding lawn maintenance. All options including sprinkler
maintenance and fertilization were discussed. It was determined that the best
solution would be to choose the basic package and that fertilization could be
done on our own.
Father Mohan reported that Cecilia Dostal and Jonna Bogart had done some fine
work on the parish website and that it would be up and running soon. Father also
mentioned that the parish council minutes would be run monthly in the church
bulliten and not read aloud at mass as previously discussed.
Finally, it was noted that the parish penance service would be March 27th from 6-
8 p.m. and that Father Mohan would be in Billings on April 1st and 2nd
The meeting was adjourned and Father Mohan led the group in prayer. The next
meeting will be Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.