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Diocesan Pastoral and Strategic Planning

Diocese of Columbus


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The Parish Self-Study


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Purpose:

  • To educate parishioners on current conditions within their parish community;

  • To provide a means for the active and thoughtful involvement of the faithful to collaborate in charting our course as Church;

  • To develop strategies to address the rapidly changing demographic and economic factors in the diocese;

  • To help us live the mission of the Catholic Church by proclaiming and preaching the Gospel.


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Diocesan Pastoral and Strategic Planning Time Line


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  • Phase I January - March 2008 Preparation Period

  • Phase II April – August 2008 Parish Self-Study

    Report Due: August 15, 2008

  • Phase III August – November 2008 Deanery Study

    Report Due: November 30, 2008

  • Phase IV November 2008 - January 2009

    Implementation and Monitoring Committee Convenes


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  • Phase V February–April 2009

    Review by Consultative Councils

  • Phase VI May 2009

    Pastoral Letter

  • Phase VII June 2009–2014

    Implementation and Monitored Follow-up


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The Parish Self-Study PacketTable of Contents


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  • Bishop’s Letter *

  • “A Discernment Prayer” template *


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  • Overall Timeline

  • Frequently Asked Questions *

  • Bulletin Announcements

  • Pulpit Letter

  • Prayers of Intercession


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  • Procedures for Completing the Parish Self-Study

  • Meeting Agendas

  • Self-Study Document and Report Forms


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  • Parish Financial and Census Reports

  • Diocesan Census Statistics


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  • “Emerging Parish Trends”

  • “MINISTRY: What’s Working for Parishes?”

  • “Your Parish…Five Years from Now”

  • “Are You Evangelizing: The Key to Becoming an Effective Parish”

  • “Evangelization Strategies That Work”


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  • Marriage and Family Life

  • Parishes with Latino Ministry

  • “The Future Challenges for Lay Ecclesial Ministers”

  • “Learn How Young Adults Understand and Practice Faith”

  • “The Four Secrets of Successful Planning”

  • “A Closer Look at Youth Ministry”


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  • “Dreaming of Effective Stewardship”

  • “Communicating the Parish Mission”

  • “When Stewardship Means…Accountability”

  • “Enhance the Sunday Collection”


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  • “Stewardship and Teenagers” Pastoral Letter, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (English – Spanish)

  • Stewardship Checklist


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  • Links - As they become available


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Completing The Parish Self-Study


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Parish Leadership Report

Focus Areas Preliminary Recommendations

Patterns

and

Trends

Priority Recommendations

Scenarios

Parish Leadership Team

Preliminary Input for Parish Recommendations

Sacramental

Focus

Group

Strategic

Focus

Group

Sustainable Focus

Group

Parish Self-Study


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Step 1—Introduction to Parish

Initial Activities – Invite parishioners

  • Letter to Parishioners

  • Bulletin Announcement

  • Prayer During Process

  • Prayers of Intercession


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Step 1—Introduction to Parish

  • Preparation of Self-Study

    Insert data from parish files

    Leave blank subjective questions: *

    • Yes/No

    • List

    • Describe how the parish follows up with parishioners who have committed to share their time and talent.


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Step 1—Introduction to Parish

The Parish Leadership Team

  • Focus Area Group Leaders

  • 8-10 Members

  • Pastor, Parochial Vicar, Deacon

  • Parish Pastoral Council

  • Finance Council

  • Stewardship Committee

  • Two Deanery Representatives *


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Step 1—Introduction to Parish

Preparation for Initial Meeting

  • Site Description, Materials

  • Technology

  • Pastor Leadership

  • Assign Parish Leadership to Focus Area Groups:

    • Sacramental—Worship and Sacraments

    • Strategic—Meeting Parishioners’ Needs

    • Sustainable—Sufficient Resources

  • Assign Additional Volunteers to Focus Area Groups (10—15/Group)


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Step 2—Parish Self-Study Meeting

  • Ideally a three-hour meeting

  • Separate into three groups

  • Respond to Questions for Focus Area

  • Preliminary Recommendations Form


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Parish Self-Study Preliminary Recommendations Form

Preliminary Input for Parish Recommendations

  • “Describe the Sacramental nature of your parish:”

  • “Our major findings are:”

  • “From this we conclude:”

  • “We recommend:”


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Step 3—Parish Leadership Report

Parish Leadership Report Meeting

  • One Three-Hour Meeting (Minimum)

  • Led by Pastor

  • Write One Priority Recommendation and One Scenario for Each Focus Area *


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Step 3—Parish Leadership Report

Recommendations should include ALL possible initiatives planned or projected for the next five years:

  • Additional Staff

  • Ministries

  • Facility Enhancements

  • Major Repairs

  • Organizational Restructuring


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Step 3—Parish Leadership Report

Recommendations Can Be Implemented By:

  • Parish

  • A Group of Parishes Working Together

  • Deanery

  • Assistance or Direction of the Diocese


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Step 3—Parish Leadership Report

Systematic Thought Process

  • Focus Areas

  • Patterns and Trends

  • Priority Recommendations

  • Scenarios


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Parish Leadership ReportFocus Area Sample


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Parish Leadership ReportFocus Areas — Sample *


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Parish Leadership ReportPatterns and Trends Sample


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Parish Leadership ReportPatterns and Trends — Sample *


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Parish Leadership ReportPriority Recommendations — Sample


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Parish Leadership ReportPriority Recommendations — Sample


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Parish LeadershipReportScenarios —Sample


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Parish Leadership ReportScenarios — Sample *

SACRAMENTAL Nature of Parish

Identify the specific parishioner needs as a result of the changing demographic (race, ethnicity, age, ministries) and develop a list of proposed programs/ ministries. SAMPLE

  • Scenario One:Parish Council reviews data and develops a list of needed ministries. (2)

  • Scenario Two:Pastor contacts diocesan office for assistance. (3)

  • Scenario Three:Parish Council, Stewardship Committee and parish staff develop a list of needs. (1)


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Parish Leadership Report

Focus Areas Preliminary Recommendations

Patterns

and

Trends

Priority Recommendations

Scenarios

Parish Leadership Team

Preliminary Input for Parish Recommendations

Sacramental

Focus

Group

Strategic

Focus

Group

Sustainable Focus

Group

Parish Self-Study


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Accessing Parish Self-Study and PowerPoint Online


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Questions?


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Contact Information:

Rick [email protected]

Ellen Weilbacher [email protected]

Office of Development and Planning

197 E Gay St

Columbus, OH 43215

614.241.2550 877.241.2550

Thank You!


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