Msgr. Joyce said there has been a shift since before Vatican II in a pastor’s five roles of spiritual leader, community builder, administrator, teacher and pastoral care provider. They include:
—Spiritual leader: shift from administering sacraments and promoting devotions to functioning as a leader of communal worship and promoter of a renewed spirituality.
—Builder of community: shift from care of individual faithful to formation of genuine community.
—Administrator: shift from straightforward and limited administrator to multiple and complex responsibilities.
—Teacher: shift from homily to adult dialogue, Vatican II documents, recruiting, training and supervising.
—Pastoral Care: shift from hands on exclusive ministry to recruiter, enabler and overseer.
The first item sounds like a Protestant Church to me. :whistle: