June 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Good pastors consult

Jeff Korgen recently wrote that the "pastoral" council exists to help the pastor in his apostolate.  In other words, the good pastor consults because he wants to make wise decisions on behalf of the parish for which he is legally responsible. 

But some people will react against Jeff's statement.  It will strike some as a defense of clericalism.  Pastoral councils are…

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Added by Mark F. Fischer on June 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

THE one thing that matters in pastoral leadership...

In perhaps the best article I have read IN YEARS on parish pastoral leadership found on the Faith and Leadership website at Duke University's Divinity School, Paul Feela offers the following:

Despite feeling inadequate in administration, Paul…

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Added by Peter Denio on June 8, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

"Managing" Multiple Parishes in Boston

As the Archdiocese of Boston continues its multi-year reorganization of parishes into "Pastoral Collaboratives", pastors and lay leaders continue to wrestle with the challenges.…

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Added by Michael Brough on June 7, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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