“Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.” (I Corinthians 15:51)
Perhaps the greatest joy for every priest is to observe positive change in the people and in the parish he serves. Though priests are quick to credit this to God, nevertheless, they also played a very important role in this process. Others who write and teach in the church are far better equipped to speak of effecting personal change through pastoral ministry. Here the subject is community change through leadership, management and development of the parish itself as an organic unity.
The PDF version of the file can be found here: The Priest as Change Agent