This is the vision, values and expectations of the Area Catholic Communities.
The diocesan-wide pastoral planning process is moving forward with Area Catholic Communities and feedback on the proposed parish placements will be taken until Thanksgiving.
Brenda Kresky, diocesan planning director, unveiled a preliminary draft of the 2019 pastoral plan at the annual clergy conference.
Some key observations Kresky has made involve taking a deeper look at lay leadership in the diocese.
What is the current situation of lay leadership in the Diocese of St. Cloud? What is envisioned moving forward?
The Visitor has compiled current and historical data to help paint a picture of the changes the diocese has experienced over the last few decades.
More than 100 people attended a workshop at St. John’s University in Collegeville Feb. 9 presented by Charles Zech, an economics and research professor emeritus at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
The Diocese of St. Cloud is working toward a new pastoral plan for parishes expected to launch in the summer of 2019.