National Pastoral Conference 2014

The National Pastoral Conference (25-27 September) is offered to people who are charged with leadership, faith development, care and/or other pastoral responsibilities in dioceses, parishes, Pastoral Areas (groups of parishes), schools, religious congregations and ecclesial movements.

National Pastoral Conference

Details on the National Pastoral Conference (Sheraton Hotal, Athlone 13-15 September) and video interview with Sr Anne Codd on Parish Pastoral Councils and the difference they make in a parish.

Communion and Coresponsibility in the Church

The biennial pastoral conference, organised on behalf of the Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development, will be held from 13 – 15 September in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone. The focus of the Conference will be communion and co-responsibility in the Church.

Grouping Parishes for Mission

This document discusses, among other issues, the context and current practice of grouping parishes; a vision of local Church and its theological underpinning; canonical models of parish; facilitating the development of Pastoral Areas and implications for leadership.

Responses to Pastoral Letter of Pope Benedict

Through the Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development, Cardinal Brady invited countrywide reflection and response to the Pastoral Letter of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to the Catholics of Ireland. This invitation went out through the (then)...