Posts Tagged ‘Parish re-organisation’

Irish parishes hear about New Zealand experience

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

A New Zealand cardinal told a conference on the future of parishes in Ireland that his diocese benefited from the appointment of church workers known as lay pastoral leaders who exercise many functions that normally would be the responsibility of a parish priest. Continue reading Related Posts:Larger pastoral communities replace traditional parishesHow to revitalise the Read more

Restructuring parishes — a move from necessity to audacity

Monday, August 13th, 2018
Parishes

Located in the Tarn region of southern France, the Archdiocese of Albi has been divided into 503 parishes since the Middle Ages. Over the Pentecost weekend, however, Archbishop Jean Legrez, (pictured) completely re-organized them into 21 new parishes. It is an impressive change. In coming to this decision, the Archdiocese of Albi has followed a Read more