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Peter Denio posted an event

2015 National Federation of Priests' Councils Convocation at Galt House Hotel

February 26, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
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Peter Denio replied to Fr Jarek Pachocki OMI's discussion 360 Degrees Feedback
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Institute for Stewardship Development at Franciscan Renewal Center Retreat House, Scottsdale, AZ

March 16, 2015 to March 18, 2015
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360 Degrees Feedback

Started by Fr Jarek Pachocki OMI in Human Resources. Last reply by Peter Denio 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Any suggestions for a good, fair and reliable 360 Degrees Feedback resources/tools?

Tags: Leadership, Feedback

Diocesan Appeal Goal Formulas

Started by Christopher Ringkamp in Stewardship and Development Feb 11. 0 Replies

For 28 years our diocesan appeal becomes an assessment for parishes that fall short of their annual target. 92% of $2.6M goal typically reached; 34,000 households. 70% to 75% of parishes typically exceed their goals. Diocesan Goal = 11% of total…Continue

Sample fundraising policy for parishes considering non-parish or non-Catholic fundraising

Started by Peter Denio in Stewardship and Development Nov 26, 2014. 0 Replies

I developed the sample policy below at the request of a parish recently.  If you have ways to improve upon this or have alternative policies please share in this thread.The policy below considers a few key elements:The pastor is the ultimate…Continue

Tags: stewardship, fundraising

time and task managment for ministry

Started by Ted Furlow in Governance and Advisory Bodies. Last reply by Peter Denio Oct 17, 2014. 1 Reply

I am looking for a resource to teach time and task management in ministry to allow new diocesan employees and their supervisors, who have high energy but low management experience, to maximize the best use of their time.  This would include the…Continue


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