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USCCB Convocation of Catholic Leaders - July 2017

Started by Michael Brough in Community of Wisdom. Last reply by Katie Diller Jul 11, 2017. 10 Replies

More than 3,500 Catholic leaders - lay women, lay men, religious, priests and bishops - met in Orlando, July 1-4, 2017.  In preparation,…Continue

Tags: formation, leaders, Convocation

How comfortable are your councils and staff leadership with disagreement and conflict?

Started by Peter Denio in Governance and Advisory Bodies Jul 8, 2016. 0 Replies

An area where I have been spending a good amount of time talking with pastoral leaders is the necessity for honest, unfiltered discussion.  But in order for this to occur participants of staffs and leadership councils require a relatively high…Continue

Tags: advisory, council, threshold, lencioni, conflict

Role Confusion among Parish Leadership Bodies

Started by Peter Denio in Governance and Advisory Bodies. Last reply by Peter Denio Oct 20, 2017. 2 Replies

Inevitably as I talk to different pastoral leaders, there seems to be a great deal of role confusion with regard to the key leadership bodies in the parish - in particular how the pastoral council, staff, and finance council relate to each other and…Continue

Tags: staff, advisory, role, finance, pastoral



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