Parish as Covenant
A Call to Pastoral Partnership
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of Pages: 182
Width: 15.4 cm
Height: 23.3 cm
Drawing from over thirty years of studying and helping to shape churches, dioceses, religious communities, and pastoral ministries nationwide, Thomas Sweetser, S.J., argues that contemporary parishes are "caught in a Church system that is not working." In The Parish as Covenant: A Call to Pastoral Partnership, he proposes a dual-focus system of parish leadership which creates a healthier, more collaborative environment for leaders, assistants, and parishioners, and helps ensure a successful transition when pastors and administrators are replaced.