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I.N.S.P.I.R.E. Catholic Parishes

I.N.S.P.I.R.E. is a pastoral development program designed to take place within Catholic parishes that help clergy and lay leaders work as a team. Fostering truly collaborative processes, the program creates an environment that permits evaluation without blame and honest appraisal of issues. In this interview, I.N.S.P.I.R.E. director Daniel Gast discusses how the program encourages parish teams to develop their own plans to grow and the positive outcomes that have resulted.

Dan Gast explains how a partnership between Loyola University Chicago and the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago assists teams of ordained and lay partish leaders find resources for leadership development through collaboration among themselves and the pursuit of learning plans targeted to expand individual and team integration, spirituality, ministry skills and immersion in the teachings of the church.

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