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Clerical culture : contradiction and transformation : the culture of the diocesan priests of the United States Catholic Church / Michael L. Papesh.

By: Papesh, Michael L, 1950-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2004Description: xiv, 194 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0814630014; 9780814630013.Subject(s): Catholic Church -- United States -- ClergyDDC classification: 262/.14273 Other classification: 11.79 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Part 1. Focusing the issues. -- A personal story. -- The problem. -- How the clerical culture came to be. -- The clerical culture: set for the ages. -- Theological underpinnings. -- Part 2. The contradictions. -- Priestly formation. -- Priest accountability. -- A priest's personal support system. -- Living a contradictory life. -- Part 3. Considerations toward transformation. -- Cultural transformation. -- Being leaders in holiness. -- Being leaders in love. -- Being leaders in justice. -- The spirit and the bride say "come!" -- Appendix 1. Cleveland priests' hopes and concerns based on three areas of challenge. -- Appendix 2. Cleveland priests' large-group discussion task force charges. -- Appendix 3. Summary: the basic plan for the ongoing formation of priests. -- Appendix 4. The organizational life cycle: change grid.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection BX1912 .P37 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 18-391

Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-188) and index.

Part 1. Focusing the issues. -- A personal story. -- The problem. -- How the clerical culture came to be. -- The clerical culture: set for the ages. -- Theological underpinnings. -- Part 2. The contradictions. -- Priestly formation. -- Priest accountability. -- A priest's personal support system. -- Living a contradictory life. -- Part 3. Considerations toward transformation. -- Cultural transformation. -- Being leaders in holiness. -- Being leaders in love. -- Being leaders in justice. -- The spirit and the bride say "come!" -- Appendix 1. Cleveland priests' hopes and concerns based on three areas of challenge. -- Appendix 2. Cleveland priests' large-group discussion task force charges. -- Appendix 3. Summary: the basic plan for the ongoing formation of priests. -- Appendix 4. The organizational life cycle: change grid.

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