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  1. An Historical Outline

  2. Role Of Parish Pastoral Councils

  3. Roles Of Key Bodies In The Parish

  4. Establishing A Parish Pastoral Council

  5. Parish Pastoral Councils In Action

  6. Renewing A Parish Pastoral Council

  7. Links




2. Role Of Parish Pastoral Councils

The role of a Parish Pastoral Council develops from parishioners' understanding of the purpose of their parish community because the Council, like all parish groups, exists to serve the parish.

This Section offers some guidance on what it means to be Church and how the role of a Pastoral Council can be defined. It also outlines ways of clarifying a Council's relationship with parish leaders and groups, and lists characteristics to which Council members might aspire.

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