The Lord brought David victory in all his undertakings. David was king over all Israel; he dispensed justice and right to all his people.
—1 Chronicles 18:13–14
What is leadership? How do you become a leader in your parish? How do you become a servant leader? Whether you are the parish pastor, pastoral associate, or a member of the parish staff, you have to become a leader who is a:
The Leadership of a Priest
- servant leader,
- wise leader,
- a leader who learns,
- a leader of courage,
- and a leader of faithfulness.
Listen to Michael and Tom discuss the priest’s unique role in the parish as spiritual father. Avoiding both clericalism on the one hand and a false egalitarianism on the other, the priest exercises an authority of service.