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Principles and Practice for Church Governance

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 10:00 amSunday, 3 March 2019, 5:00 pm

Yarra Theological Union is hosting a weekend conference to explore principles and practice for Church Governance.

This Conference will include:

  • The nature of good governance
  • Increase your understanding of the governance principles that underpin your professional responsibilities
  • The relationship between civil and canon law, between church and state
  • Role of law in Catholic organisations
  • Canonical, moral and cultural responsibilities of those in leadership within the Catholic Church
  • Public Juridic Persons
  • Working with the diocesan bishop
  • Accountability and transparency
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Saturday 2 March – Sunday 3 March 2019
Daily: 10am – 5pm


Yarra Theological Union Study Centre, 34 Bedford Street, Box Hill, Vic 3128



Recommended for those responsible for governance in Church Institutions:

  • Trustees and Boards, Directors
  • CEOs & Managers
  • School Leadership Teams
  • Parish Priests
  • Parish Pastoral Councils
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Religious Congregations
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Yarra Theological Union is an inclusive and welcoming community, Catholic by tradition and ecumenical in spirit. We are committed to being a community of scholarship, prayer and pastoral care. We offer theological education and ministerial formation, open to those who seek educational and personal transformation in changing contexts. Our mission is to equip people for various ministries in the churches: parishes, schools, hospitals, church agencies and in the world at large.


Saturday, 2 March 2019, 10:00 am
Sunday, 3 March 2019, 5:00 pm
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Yarra Theological Union Study Centre
34 Bedford Street
Box Hill, VIC 3128 Australia
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