Development Council

Committee Chair: Jody Cadieux
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Staff Director: Chris Smith
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Secretary: Erik Acheff
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Council members assist the Pastor in creating a “culture of development” within the parish, serving as a catalyst for growth and providing the means for us to meet our long-term goals and objectives.

Committees / Members

Annual Catholic Appeal

Volunteers coordinate the Annual Diocesan Campaign at the Parish level.

Lorraine Doering
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Members assist and advise the pastor on major building projects within the Parish.

Brian Leahey
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Parish Membership

This group welcomes new parishioners and assists them in networking with our various Parish ministries.

Valerie Thompson
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Planned Giving

Group serves to facilitate the donations of estates, and other gifts designated in wills, living trusts, etc.

Chris Smith
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Publicity/Public Relations

Press releases, publicity, and Parish newsletter are handled by this group.

Press Release Form

Jane Gladden
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Scrip Sales

Gift certificates (Scrip) purchased at discount from merchants, are sold at face value, and the difference is donated to our building fund.


Lisa Seufert
Andrea Sweeney
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Organization and direction of volunteer efforts in our parish programs and services in the first two areas of Stewardship, Time & Talent.

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Chris Smith
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Vehicle Donation

This person handles the details of vehicles that are donated to the Parish.

Vehicle Donation

Diana Diaz
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St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1450 South Melrose Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 758-4100