Posts Tagged ‘Divine Renovation’

Running parishes at higher capacities

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

If the “engine” of a parish involves mobilising the laity and harvesting their gifts, running parishes at higher capacities would be the norm. At present, the engine running parishes is running low –  at about five per cent capacity. That’s what Canada’s Fr James Mallon, author of “Divine Renovation — From Maintenance to a Missional Church” and Read more

New ministry models challenge NZ priests

Monday, September 17th, 2018
ministry

Parishes around the world are emptying, ageing, sleeping and dying. According to Fr James Mallon, it does not have to be this way. Mallon, a Canadian priest, last week spoke to New Zealand’s diocesan priests in Christchurch to explore what he calls “Divine Renovation.” The present century demands new models of ministry and new ways Read more