Effective Pastoral Leadership and Administration (PS 587)

(01/10/2022-05/09/2022)

Prerequisite Courses

Course Memo

PS 587 Effective Pastoral Leadership and Administration (2) The course explores the key elements of effective pastoral leadership with an emphasis on the relationships of the ordained priest (Pastor and Associate Pastor) with parish staff ministers, members of parish consultative and advisory groups, leaders of key parish lay groups, and the personnel of diocesan offices. Several specific leadership skills are developed in depth. To accommodate various learning styles, the course includes guest panels, small group sharing, meetings with personnel of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and discussion of pastoral case studies. Note: Participation in this course is required of all seminarians in their final four semesters of coursework; students register only in spring of year 4. Prerequisite: ThM 514. [ former: Complete title: Effective Pastoral Leadership/Administration Description: The course explores the key elements of effective pastoral leadership with specific application to the relationships of the ordained priest (Pastor and Associate Pastor) with parish staff ministers, members of parish consultative and advisory groups, leaders of key parish lay groups, as well as the personnel of diocesan offices. Several specific leadership skills will be developed in depth. A variety of learning styles will be used including guest panels, small group sharing, meetings with personnel of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and discussion of pastoral case studies. Requirement for Diocese of L.A. students in 4th year; optional for all other 4th-Year Seminarians. Pre-requisite: ThM 514, 4th Year Level. UTD subtitle (description same): 11/06/13 ET Created on 10/7/11 ET ]