Parish Pastoral Councils - Role of the Pastor

It is the role of the Pastor to be the chairperson of the Parish Pastoral Council. The Pastor presides by:

  1. Assuring that the scope of the Council's concerns reflects the entire mission of the parish and of the Universal Church;
  2. Assisting and creating among the members of the Council an atmosphere of trust and unity as a witness in strengthening and nurturing the parish faith community;
  3. Approving the Council agenda after consulting with the Coordinating Committee;
  4. Sharing information, listening actively, contributing to the discussion and promoting consensus.

Rationale, Principles and Guidelines for Parish Pastoral Councils

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