The "voice of the people." It is the principal organization whereby parishioners, through their representatives, share in the life of the parish by means of consultation, planning, evaluation and recommendation. The Pastoral Council can have up to nine members whose term is three years.
Pastoral Council Chair
Larry Aylward, Frank Fazzio, Brian Gardner, Greg Meiners,
Ed Nurre, Michelle Young
The purpose of the Social Committee is to plan and execute the parish social activities and celebrations.
Carolyn Milillo, Lisa Meiners & Chris Runtz, Charis
Sick & Homebound
The Circle of Caring is a parish ministry that strengthens the relationship between the people in need and the broader St. Stephen community. The Circle reaches out to the sick, the homebound, and others
to provide a helping hand with a friendly face. Please contact the office and we will provide your information to John & Pam Ring.
The Finance Committee advises and assists the pastor, pastoral administrator and parish council in matters pertaining to the financial affairs of the parish.
Dee Talley, Chair
The Bereavement Committee assists family members and clergy with funeral preparations.
Please contact the office (871-3373) and we will have one of our committee members contact you.
Marlene Jander, Chair
The purpose of the Faith Formation Commission is to nurture spiritual growth by increasing
parishioners’ knowledge and understanding of our Roman Catholic faith.
Our team of wedding coordinators assists the wedding couple and priest during the rehearsal and the wedding ceremony held at St. Stephen Church.
Judy Gardner, Chair
Liturgy & Worship
This committee assists the pastoral administrator with the planning and implementation of parish liturgies. This committee schedules Eucharistic Ministers, Servers, Lectors and Mass Coordinators.Please contact the office if you would like to share your time and talent.
Jack O'Brien, Chair
Greeters & Ushers
The Greeters and Ushers Committee’s mission is to create a welcoming environment at parish liturgies. We are looking for a volunteer for this position! If you would like to help, please contact the office at 513-871-3373.
The Social Action Ministry brings awareness of the social justice teachings of the Cathokic Church by faciliating action through education, advocacy and service.
Vic & Maureen Tenkman, Chairs
Marketing & Public Relations
The marketing committee's goal is to increase SSC enrollment and increase mass attendance. We strongly believe that once people attend a mass a St. Stephen and experience the warmth and spirit of our community, they will come back!
Building & Grounds
The Building and Grounds Committee focus on the maintenance and preservation
of the parish’s physical assets.