St. Leo Pastorate Plan St. Leo, located in Little Italy in Baltimore, began their planning efforts in July of 2019. Their planning team focused on engaging their current parishioners and reaching out to those in the community and those attracted to the Italian heritage of the parish. They believed that the plan should focus on […]
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St. Peter (Hancock) and St. Patrick (Little Orleans) used their evangelization-based strategic planning process to build on the work that the leadership had already undertaken in their work on “From Maintenance to Mission” The key areas of focus for the plan are Service, Spiritual and Social renewal of their pastorate. The initiatives they are undertaking […]
The 2020 Pastorate Cohort is underway! Six pastorates have begun the work of studying and reflecting upon the challenges and opportunities for disciple-making that God has laid before them. Despite still being in the midst of a pandemic, these pastorates have recognized the unique opportunity that the current situation has given us to prepare now […]
Nominations are now being accepted for pastorates that wish to be considered for the 2020 cohort of pastorates activated for planning. Initial planning work would begin after October 1, using a virtual meeting environment. The deadline for submitting a nomination is Sunday, September 20. The online nomination form can be found here. For additional information, […]
Pastorate planning has looked very different over the past year, especially in the last six months! Find out what the 2019 cohort has been up to and how they have successfully navigated pastorate planning in a pandemic. Also in the newsletter you will find information about nominating your pastorate for the 2020 cohort, testimony from […]
The pastorate of St. Casimir-St. Brigid-St. Elizabeth of Hungary has completed their evangelization-based strategic plan. Their goal has been to bring their parishes together to evangelize the Canton/Patterson Park neighborhoods. Fr. Dennis Grumsey has been using his Pastorate Council to help to refine and implement the plan, which will focus on the large proportion of […]
The pastorate of St. Francis-St. Mary & Holy Family continues to use their pastorate plan as a guiding document during the COVID-19 crisis. Their Mission to “Love God. Love Others. Make Disciples” has been echoed in their recent efforts to create an online campus along with their new website that is geared to seekers. Msgr. […]
The latest update on pastorate planning shares some of the early work of the 2019 cohort, as well as further accomplishments of the previous cohorts. To read about the good work being done, click here (en Espanol).
St. Ignatius in Baltimore recently completed its pastorate plan. In the pastorate’s e-zine, Parish: ‘the thought,’ Fr. Jim Casciotti shared an abbreviated version of the plan, which highlights the vision, sacred purpose (mission), guiding principles, and goals, as well as the priority strategies the parish will focus on first and ways parishioners can get involved. […]
In early July, ten pastorates became the 2019 Cohort, activated to engage in intentional, evangelization-based pastorate planning in the coming year. This will be the third cohort to enter into this graced time of prayer, reflection, conversation, and discernment about the ways in which Christ’s saving love might be made known more profoundly – in […]
The Be Missionary Disciples website (www.BeMissionaryDisciples.org) has been updated and redesigned. With two pastorate phases already activated and another one just getting started, the updated content captures not only the work that is being undertaken and the fruit that is being produced from this work, but also places a stronger emphasis on the Gospel-inspired priorities […]
With the Pilot Phase (2017 Cohort) and Phase IA (2018 Cohort) pastorates’ planning work completed or well on its way, a four-part update on the experience so far has been compiled. The series reminds us of the reasons why Be Missionary Disciples is being undertaken, summarizes the work being done and some of the lessons […]