The mission of the Council of Lay Ecclesial Ministers (CLEM) is to assist the Bishop in promoting lay ecclesial ministry in collaboration with the ordained. The CLEM is committed to help implement the teachings of Vatican II concerning the laity, lay leadership formation as specified in the Diocesan Pastoral Plan and lay ecclesial ministry outlined by the USCCB sub-committee on Lay Ministry.
Each selected member serves a three-year term, renewable once. The Council meets monthly.
The goals of the Council are as follows:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the members of the Council:
Maureen Ickes, Chair –(408) 363-2300 – email@example.com
Janice Thornburg, Vice-Chair – (408) 867-3634- firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanh-Tam Tran, Secretary – (408) 252-7653– email@example.com
Mary Park – (408) 248-7786 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Lupita Vital – (408) 983-0133 – email@example.com
Linda Cunha-Ricchio, ex-officio – (408) 983-0111 – firstname.lastname@example.org