Sharing Church management best practices in the Catholic Church
Patrick Lencioni has what I think is a fantastic article about leaders pushing those they lead to higher levels of achievement. I think publicly in the Church leaders are perceived as generally too "pushy" but internally - meaning in the day to day work and ministry in a parish - we are perceived as generally too lax. Lencioni is speaking about the internal leadership of an organization and I think it specifically applies to parish life and ministry.
Parish leaders can…Continue
Added by Peter Denio on January 3, 2018 at 9:46am — No Comments
Boston College recently produced a report outlining challenges and opportunities for Catholic Schools serving Hispanic Catholic families. This graph shows just how underserved Hispanic Catholic families are in Catholic schooling:
To see the full report and especially the challenges and opportunities present to Catholic schools in the "Emerging…Continue
I have recently used The Gift of Administration by Fr. Don Senior in presentations related to church management and have found it a helpful resource to ground the temporal affairs of our Church in scripture and theology. In particular, his reminder from St. Paul that administration is a gift from God for the Church and how our…Continue
Added by Peter Denio on May 20, 2016 at 10:18am — No Comments
Patrick Lencioni delivered the following keynote at the recent Amazing Parish's conference in Denver.
The video is worthy of viewing for any pastoral leader:
Added by Peter Denio on September 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The following is a excerpt from the discussion of a work group at the Leadership Roundtable's Annual Meeting regarding engaging young adults. What suggestions, ideas, or responses to this discussion would you add? How have you engaged young adults in a replicable and scaleable way?
"Emerging Adults” = identity exploration, instability, self-focused, in-between, possibilities (18-24)
Added by Peter Denio on July 13, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments
Despite feeling inadequate in administration, Paul…Continue
This past Friday the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace released the educational aid Vocation of the Business Leader (Business%20Leader%20Vocation.pdf). While targeted at the world of business, we might seek to explore how the principles adhere in a pastoral or Church setting, much like the Catholic Standards for…Continue
Added by Peter Denio on April 4, 2012 at 5:27pm — No Comments