A fundamental article by me on the introduction of administration manageres will be published in the June issue of the Herderkorrespondenz. Which ways do dioceses take to relieve priests of administration duties and support volunteers in administration? Which chances and risks follow? How can the changes be evaluated theologically? Enjoy reading!
A lecture I gave last autumn has been published as an article. It describes the Catholic pastoral structure in Germany. Its title is “Recent developments in pastoral landscapes. Between greater parishes, parish assemblies and new pastoral areas”. Here is the link for downloading the text.
I attended the first “Festival on Church Management” at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome in March. The manuscript of my lecture can be downloaded here in English or Italian. A “real” publishing will follow.
I wish you happy and blessed easter!
I will give a lecture and participate in a panel discussion at the “International Festival of Creativity in Church Management” in Rome in March. The conference programme is now available on its homepage.
The results of the students’ evaluation of my lectures at FOM University are there. They can be viewed here.
There is a short article on the upcoming church management conference at Lateran University Rome, in which I will participate, on the homepage of the FOM university.
On the Solidaris order conference on 9 March 2017 I participated in a panel discussion on the topic “Taking the right steps today”. Other participants were:
Sisster Anna-Luisa Kotz
Missionary procurator of the cooperatice of the merciful sisters of Holy Vinzenz of Paul in Untermarchtal e.V., Untermarchtal
Sister M. Josefine Lampert ISA
Administration manager and board member of the Immakulata sisters of the Seraphic Apostolate Cloister Brandenburg / Iller e.V., Dietenheim-Regglisweiler
Mrs. Stephanie Kirsch
Manager of retirement home GmbH of the Cellitins of Holy Mary, Köln
Dr. Relinde Meiwes
Historian and author, Berlin
Mr. Hans Jörg Millies
Financial and human ressources board of German Caritasverband e.V., Freiburg
In the recent issue of KVI im Dialog (Feb. 17) there is an article by me. I evaluated how general vicars perceive their challenges in office. New findings for personell development can be derived from the results. The full article can be downloaded here.
Mannheim, the second biggest city in Germany’s second biggest diocese set out. Together with a colleague, I support their Futuresprocess City-CHURCH-Future.