Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In

Print this topic

​​ Pastor​

​​The pastor is ex officio the chief administrative officer of the parish school. He implements the policies of the archdiocese in the parish school. On matters not covered by the Administrative Handbook, the pastor determines policies consistent with archdiocesan policy and appropriate to the school's needs. Relying on the expertise of the Department of Catholic Schools, the pastor is ultimately responsible for the faith formation and operations of the school. However, he delegates the immediate direction and supervision of the school program to the principal.

Faith Formation​

The pastor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:​

  • Establishing and maintaining the spiritual tone of the school with the cooperation of the principal and faculty

  • Providing for the liturgical and sacramental life of the school​

  • Supporting and sustaining the Catholic school community as a community of faith 

Operational Responsibilities

The pastor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to: