Councils are crucial for the running of a parish, because they represent the voices of both the people and the leadership, providing direction, critical evaluation, and dedication to our mission. We have three main councils that serve our parish community and advise our pastor.
Bob Ladd 281-980-3246
The Finance Council is consultative to the pastor in areas relating to administrative, financial, facilities, development, and accounting, for the entire parish, including the parish school. The Finance Council is distinct from the Pastoral and Discipleship Councils but interacts with them to most effectively fulfill its responsibilities.
Roger Peters 713-857-8386
The St. Laurence Pastoral Council exists as the chief consultative body to our pastor on essential elements of parish life. As members of the living Body of Christ, and alert to voices in the whole community, we seek the guidance of the Holy Spirit to make recommendations by consensus, through prayer and discernment.
Shawn Kelly 832-758-2222
The Discipleship Council exists to foster an environment that encourages each individual to recognize and share the blessings that God freely gives to all. The 16 members of the council serve a 4-year term and meet monthly to provide leadership necessary to promote an understanding of stewardship throughout the parish, a prayerful attitude of thanksgiving, an environment of hospitality, and increase parishioners’ participation in parish activities and ministries.