Training and Formation for Parish Leaders
Training and resources are provided for new pastoral and finance council members, officers, trustees, commission and committee members. All parish leaders should become familiar with these resources.
- Training video for all parish leaders - "A Call to Serve: Ministry, Mission and Method." The video features Archbishop Jerome Listecki, Fr. Steve Lampe, Fr. Tim Kitzke, among others. The running time is 20:54 minutes. The video can be divided into three segments.
- Pastoral Council Norms - how the council is organized and functions
- Finance Council Norms - how the council is organized and functions
- Parish Councils Manual - resource for finance and pastoral councils
- Parish Trustee Manual - resource for these officers of the parish corporation
- Parish Commissions and Committees Manual - resource for those serving on a commission or committee
- Parish Leader Update - a monthly newsletter for parish staffs, councils, commissions and committees
- Parish Councils Congress - beginning in February of 2019, an annual gathering of council chairs and trustees to discuss and consult on issues and become informed about key initiatives in the archdiocese.