House-for-duty clergy: questions to answer
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 @ 00:27
Part-time posts seem to make full-time demands. Parishes'
expectations should be more realistic, argues Ron
MORE and more advertisements in this newspaper are forhouse-for-duty positions - not just for assistant members of theclergy like me, but for Priests-in-Charge of whole benefices. Theadverts all seem to read the same, whether they are for full-timestipendiary clergy, full-time non-stipendiary clergy, or part-timehouse-for-duty priests. All ask for commitment, vision, enthusiasm,and the willingness to engage in every aspect of the life of theparish.
Not all dioceses are prepared to ...
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