STATEMENT OF VALUES AS AN AUGUSTINIAN PARISH

 

An Augustinian parish values offering a personal and unconditional welcome to all and the opportunity for friendship and social interaction in different contexts.

An Augustinian parish values the personal attributes of its members and the diversity of gifts they bring: their expertise and talents; their commitment and sense of shared responsibility and loyalty.

An Augustinian parish values commitment to social justice within and beyond our immediate community.

An Augustinian parish values the opportunities and encouragement provided for leadership and service in different ministries in the parish and broader community.

An Augustinian parish values the leadership and service of the ordained ministers, religious and Parish Associates, support staff and volunteers.

An Augustinian parish values the history and traditions of our faith drawn together under the Augustinian charism.

An Augustinian parish values the ecumenical diversity of different faith traditions in the wider community

An Augustinian parish values meeting the challenges of the times, being open to change, and responding constructively.

An Augustinian parish values the responsible stewardship of its resources.

(prepared Nov. 8th 2009)