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Parish Life Preview

A Workshop for Pastoral Councils


Ricardo Luzondo

Director of Parish Life

[email protected] or 210 - 734 - 2620

Presented By:

Mark F. Fischer, Ph.D.

Professor of Theology,

St. John’s Seminary, 

Camarillo, California

At this Workshop, you will learn:

The threefold mission of the parish pastoral council.

The roles and responsibilities of the council and the pastor.

The collaboration of leadership in ministry.

Dr. Mark F. Fischer has authored numerous books including:

Prayerbook for Parish Councillors (Our Parish at Prayer) (2011)

Making Parish Councils Pastoral (2010)

Four Ways to Build More Effective Parish Councils: A Pastoral Approach (2002)

Pastoral Councils in Today’s Catholic Parish (2001)

I Like Being in Parish Ministry: Pastoral Council (2001)