Three new resources are available from the Pastoral Planning Office.
A new Procedures for the Pastoral Care of a Parish with a non resident Parish Priest
This resource is in two parts. First it offers procedures for a parish in this situation and secondly a Parish Directory outline for parishes to complete.
Pastoral Area Council Manual
This document is the tool which the Pastoral Area Councils will work through once they have been established.
For both of these resources, contact the Diocesan Pastoral Planning Office.
Diocesan Support for Parishes and Pastoral Areas
Download a PDF file of the support availabe to Parishes and Pastoral Areas.
The Diocese also has an authorised format for the following:
1. Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
2. Liturgy of the Word Without Holy Communion