Among the countless tasks of the priest one of the most important in terms of parish development is envisioning the future of the parish.
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“I prepare so I don’t have to repair.” – Anonymous
Scan the field for landmines before stepping forth.
Any change, however small, introduces an element of chaos and discomfort. Minimize negative reaction and blowback.
Parishes often shoot themselves in the foot, both purposefully and accidentally, when they mishandle contributions or confidential information. Unfortunately, it’s an all too common occurrence in parish life.
A very useful tool to sample parishioner opinion or test-drive an idea.
A basic review of effectively communicating – indispensable to a peaceful and well-informed parish community.
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