Presentation on theme: "Parish Clustering: A PASTORAL PERSPECTIVE REV. WAYNE L. BALL, J.C.L."— Presentation transcript:
Parish Clustering: A PASTORAL PERSPECTIVE REV. WAYNE L. BALL, J.C.L.
THE JURIDIC PERSON Can. 515 §3. A legitimately erected parish possesses juridic personality by the law itself.
As a person More than just a collection of individuals A living reality that must be respected Each parish has a unique personality As we age we dislike change We fear death
Building Relationships Can’t be forced Natural Affinities Taking Time Occasionally lead to…
Marriage – The Parish Merger They are no longer two but one parish When you got married did it mean you lost your individual identity? NO The two together are stronger than either one alone Issues of blended families What do with do with our two houses? What is communal and what is separate property?