The Continuation Committee's main responsibility is to past the torch that is CRHP.
Official Committee Roles
Spiritual Director (usually priest or deacon) is responsible for the
participation of and procuring the cooperation of visiting Priests for
the Retreat Weekend Reconciliation process and the Witness for
Reconciliation. He will be available for counsel in all matters
concerning CRHP process, discernment or questions about reconciliation.
He is the go-to-person with any serious problems affecting the teams in
Chair of the Continuation Committee is first and foremost a student of
the CRHP manual. He or she works closely with parish administration in
securing facilities for all retreats. Works directly with all members of
the Continuation Committee in facilitating the CRHP retreats. Oversees
the completion of sub-committee projects, sets agendas, and is the
information specialist for all phases of CRHP ministry. Maintains
relationship with all other ministry leads. Assists the pastor with the
parish mission and goals.
Finance Coordinator is responsible for the collections of all monies
relating to all CRHP ministry, retreats, Day of Reflection and other
donations. This position requires that all receipts be kept, and
deposits made and a monthly financial report be given to the
Continuation Committee and parish officer regarding purchases of
supplies, and replacements of any support materials needed to ensure the
smooth completion of the retreat weekends.
Logistics Coordinator is the liaison contact person for the women's
& men's formation teams regarding any questions about all phase of
the retreat weekend facilities, meals, and any arrangements, procuring
all materials needed for a retreat weekend. This position also requires a
close working relationship with the volunteer coordinator (?) for
serving meals and with the sub-committee person who procures all meal
supplies for the weekend.
The Logistic Coordinator will work closely with the Finance Coordinator, as well as the Communications Coordinator
to ensure that all phases of the weekend are secure; have adequate
volunteers and supplies available. Also, will work closely with the
parish staff to ensure proper functioning of all buildings and equipment
is in working order.
Communications Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the master
list of all CRHP alumni. Ensuring that all correspondence relating to
CRHP retreats or events is distributed to each alumnus of the CRHP
retreats and will work closely with the Logistics Coordinator & Events Coordinator to disseminate information necessary for recruiting volunteer participation through e-mails or mailings, or phone tree process.
Events Coordinator is responsible for following the CRHP annual
calendar and ensure that all avenues of communications in bulletins,
fliers, and mailings would reach the alumni in a timely fashion. Also
would communicate with the Continual Committee members, Logistics and Communications Coordinators
to assist in an outreach program to promote all CRHP events, i.e.
Invitation Sunday, Coffee & Donuts Sunday, Lenten services, parish
picnic, International Festival, and any other alumni gatherings. This
position is in the process of development.
Coordinators for the Mentorship Program (?) will develop a feasible
program utilizing the talents and time of other inspired alumni of CRHP
retreats, to enhance the spiritual development and mutual support for
discerned individuals and their impending weekend retreats. Mentors may
be former Formation Facilitators, Lay Directors, H.E.L.P. letter
Coordinators, and Invitation Coordinators, Sacristans, Liturgists,
Weekend Facilitators and Table Leaders. Folders with materials and
guidelines necessary to ensure that the process adheres to the Formation
Manual will be distributed to all parties involved with mentoring as
well as other helpful guidelines approved by the Continuation Committee.
Script Coordinator will be responsible for the formation of the script
and any changes necessary for each retreat weekend. A paper copy and CD
disc of all available retreat scripts will be made available to the
current Lay Directors for their use directly after their discernment.
The Script Coordinator will up-date any necessary materials and provide
the Chair with all forms and CD's for the history files as well as a
current retreat script no later than one month before any Retreat date.
Logistics will also be given a "final" copy of the current script for
scheduling of volunteers one month before retreat dates.
Continuation Committee members interface with the Formation
Facilitators for both teams as well as develop a program for the CRHP
alumni to increase their faith walk and christian community awareness.
They are the Continuation Committee representatives at the Night of Discernment, Night of Discipleship, Night of Pentecost and Day of Reflection and in any other capacity assisting the teams in formation. This program is a work in progress.