The Sts. Simon & Jude Pastoral Council has a leadership role in discerning and direction setting for the parish mission of Sts. Simon & Jude Church and in discerning the effectiveness with which parish councils, boards, and ministries implement the overall parish mission. The Pastoral Council will (1) help articulate the unique mission of Sts. Simon & Jude Church and manifest that mission in a Pastoral Plan and (2) consult with and advise the Pastor on matters of general importance to the parish community.