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This page provides resources for local pastoral planning that may be read online or downloaded for later use.

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Archbishop Bathersby's descisions supporting deaneries and parishes
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After a period of consultation across the Archdiocese, and after consideration of the feedback from that consultation, Archbishop Bathersby decided upon measures to support deaneries and parishes.

Guidelines for Deanery Planning
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These guidelines will assist each deanery to formulate a plan for the future pastoral leadership and operating structure of its parishes to 2011. This is required by the end of 2005.

Parish Profile Template
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This provides a general guide for the completion of a parish profile which is shared at the meeting of the Deanery Pastoral Council or Planning Forum during stage 2 of the planning activity.

Glossary of terms    
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Concise definitions of commonly used terms are provided to aid in the development of deanery proposals for pastoral leadership to 2011.

Deanery Planning Stimulus Questions and Guiding Commentary   
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Here is a practical guide, complete with stimulus questions, to assist in preparing a deanery proposal in the recommended format.

Clergy Allocation Schedule 2006-2011
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This document indicates the anticipated number of clergy available for parish pastoral ministry in each deanery in 2006 and 2011, to be used for pastoral planning purposes.



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