Examining the 20 future vision projects of the diocese of Essen

The diocese of Essen invited me for 25 April to examine their 20 future vision projects and give new impulses for the diocese’s further development. With an interdisciplinary set of experts I expect an enriching and inspiring day. I sometimes admire the consistency with which my current home diocese faces the social, demographic and financial challenges, and makes today’s decisions considering tomorrow’s needs.  Possible structural consequences can be seen in Gladbeck’s parish development concept that has recently been published and can be downloaded  here here.