Lay Parish Ministers in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee: 2012
In 2012, the John Paul II Center of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, conducted a study of the characteristics, roles, work experience and educational background of lay parish minister in the archdiocese.
Download PDF – Summary of Lay Parish Ministers Survey 2012
Download PDF – Full report of Lay Parish Ministers Survey 2012
Lay Parish Ministers in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee:2004
The 2012 Survey listed above was a follow-up to a 2004 survey conducted by Saint Francis Seminary that studied lay ministers employed in parishes of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Download PDF - Lay Parish Ministers 2004
Catholic Ministry Formation - Statistical Summary
The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) conducts an annual study of formation programs for lay ecclesial ministry as well as for priesthood and diaconate.
Download PDF - Catholic Ministry Formation 2013-2014
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Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership
This collaborative project of six national organizations presents research on parish staffing, employment practices, parish life coordinators, and other trends in pastoral leadership.
Link -Emerging Models Research
National Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry
The National Symposium held at St. John School of Theology, Collegeville, brought together representatives of national associations, institutions of higher education and ministry formation, bishops, theologians and researchers to discuss developments in lay ministry.
Link - 2011 National Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry