Parish Organization, Councils & Committees

Resources for parishes include information on parish organizational structure, Pastoral and Finance Council, and guidelines for many parish committees.

Living Paschal Mystery in Practical Planning | Maureen Gallagher & John Reid

Maureen GallagherCPPCD Webinar on how pastoral councils as a community of disciples are to work collaboratively with pastor/administrator/pastoral leader and staff, to prayerfully discern and do God's will for the parish now and into the future by: Listening and Responding to the Holy Spirit; Organizing Lay Participation and Cooperation; Facilitating Shared Practical Wisdom and Parish Planning; and Listening to Parishioners' Needs. As soon as users register on page the recording will begin.

 


 

Policies, Guidelines, and Other Resources

Responsibilities of Pastor and Parish

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Parish Organizational Chart

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Parish Pastoral Council Policies |
Revised Jan. 21, 2015

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Finance Council Policies |
Revised Jan. 21, 2015

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Social Concerns Committee Guidelines

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Stewardship Committee Guidelines

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Worship and Spiritual Life Committee Guidelines |
Revised 2013

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Parish Trustees Manual

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Aspects of a Well Run Council

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Complete and Vibrant Parish

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Organizational Secrets of Vibrant Parish Councils

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Report to Parish Pastoral Council

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Department of Education

Guidelines for the organization of parish education committees and boards of education are available by contacting the Department of Education:

Phone: (920) 272-8309 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8309

E-mail Department of Education


Parishes: Called to be Holy, Fully Engaged, Fully Alive

HolyEngagedAliveLogoSpecial website helps parishes fully implement Bishop David Ricken's pastoral letter and its six pastoral focus areas. Includes:

    Website

 The pastoral letter
 Best Practices
 Articles
 Blogs