Introduction to Parish Pastoral Councils
with Mark F. Fischer

The PowerPoint presentations on the right offer basic information about pastoral councils and about the pastoral priorities from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles's Synod of 2003.

  1. Introduction to Parish Pastoral Councils

  2. The Function of Parish Pastoral Councils

  3. Planning by the Parish Pastoral Council

  4. The Pastoral Priorities of the 2003 Synod

You are welcome to read the materials I've collected at, as well as my book of 2001, entitled Pastoral Councils in Today's Catholic Parish.  You can download the entire book as a PDF by clicking on this link


© 2008.  For more information about parish pastoral councils, email Mark Fischer.