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Filmin D S B Church Hierarchy Osborne 2010 March

  1. 1. BASIC ECCLESIOLOGY Hierarchical Structures In the Roman Catholic Church Prepared by Stephen Osborn Director, Canonical Services Diocese of San Bernardino
  2. 2. Terms and Titles (technical and generic) <ul><li>Supreme Pontiff – His Holiness, Benedict XVI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pope – Holy Father – Bishop of Rome – Vicar of Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Holy See – Administering agency of the Pope </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apostolic See – the Vatican </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diocesan Bishop – His Excellency Gerald R. Barnes, D.D. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Ordinary </li></ul></ul>Cardinal – His Eminence – an honorary title given by Pope, usually to an Archbishop, but with some exceptions Vicar – One who exercises higher authority vicar iously Archbishop – Bishop of an Archdiocese
  3. 3. College of Cardinals Roman Curia Papal Legates Synod of Bishops College Of Bishops Diocesan Bishop Supreme Pontiff
  4. 4. Departments to assist Holy Father in exercise of pastoral office Roman Curia Secretariat of State Principal consultant and administrator Congregations Doctrine, Worship, etc. Tribunals Church Courts Pontifical Councils Laity, Family, Justice & Peace, etc. Pontifical Commissions Biblical, Theological, etc. Pontifical Academies Special Studies/Research
  5. 5. Roman Curia - continued Papal Institutions Vatican Press, Charities Labor Office Vatican Human Resources Synod of Bishops Periodic consultation Swiss Guard Offices Manages vacant See; Economic Affairs
  6. 6. Functions of the Bishop All power and authority resides with the Diocesan Bishop except that reserved to the Supreme Pontiff Governing Teaching Sanctifying
  7. 7. The Role of Governing Legislative Power Resides in Diocesan Bishop alone Judicial Power Through the Judicial Vicar Executive Power Through Diocesan Officers
  8. 8. Assists in exercise of authority as requested – no right of succession Acts in place of the Bishop in the whole Diocese Acts in place of the Bishop in the portion assigned Chief Administrative Officer Oversees official documents Acts for Bishop in relation to these specific groups Executive Power Through: Auxiliary Bishop Most Rev. Rutillio Del Riego* Vicar General* Very Rev. Msgr. Gerard Lopez Episcopal Vicars Very Rev. Msgr. Tom Wallace & Very Rev. Romeo Seleccion, MS Moderator of the Curia Very Rev. Msgr. Gerard Lopez Chancellor Theresa D. Montminy Other Vicars for Priests & Retired Priests
  9. 9. Diocesan Curia Auxiliary Bishop Bishop Del Riego Chief Financial Officer (vacant) Moderator of Curia Msgr. Lopez Episcopal Vicars Msgr. Wallace & Fr. Seleccion Chancellor Theresa D. Montminy Community Services Jeanette Arnquist Vice-Chancellors Dcn Mike Jelley & Maria Echeverria Dir. of Educational Services Sr. Sara Kane, C.S.J. Dir. of Canonical Services Stephen Osborn Dir. of Pastoral Planning Ted Furlow Dir. of Communications John Andrews Departments to assist Bishop Barnes in the exercise of his office
  10. 10. TBA: Archives, Human Resources, Child and Youth Protection Bishop Episcopal Vicars Vicar General / Moderator of The Curia Chancellor Worship All Curia Members Episcopal Master Of Ceremonies Pastoral Coordinators Priest Personnel Victims Asst. Coordinator Presbyteral Council Auxiliary Bishop TBA Curia Development Office MPPB Vice Chancellors
  11. 11. Vice-Chancellor Maria Echeverria Parish Visitation Ethnic Affairs Apostolic Groups & Movements Special Projects Women’s Commission Diocesan Awards Office of Missions Spiritual Directors Retreat Houses Participation in R.E. Congress
  12. 12. Vice-Chancellor Dcn. Mike Jelley Vicar for Deacons Dir. Diaconate Formation Consecrated Life Serra House of Formation, Inc. Vocations Seminarians Transitions Ministry Vicar for Retired & Infirm Clergy Vicar for Priests Ecclesial Services
  13. 13. Department of Educational Services Campus Ministry Youth Catholic Schools Small Faith Communities CRC PMFP LIM MFI CMFP MES Catechetical Ministry
  14. 14. Department of Financial Affairs Parish Assistance Accounting Liaison to Catholic Mutual Group Payroll Finances Diocesan Finance Council
  15. 15. Department of Planning Office of Safety and Emergency Preparedness Pastoral Councils Office of Real Estate and Construction Office of Pastoral Planning
  16. 16. Pro Life Restorative Justice Social Concerns Justice for Immigrants Lower Desert (farm workers) Catholic Charities Health Department of Community Services
  17. 17. Department of Communications Information Services Video Conferencing Telecommunications Media Relations Diocesan Publications
  18. 18. make recommendations within an intended scope Other Principle Consultative Bodies College of Consultors Vicars Forane (also executive authority in vicariate ) Presbyteral Council Council for Consecrated Life Ministerial Personnel Placement Board Diocesan Finance Council and various finance committees
  19. 19. Extra-diocesan Structures <ul><li>Province of Los Angeles – includes the Metropolitan Archdiocese of L. A., Dioceses of San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego, Fresno and Monterey. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archbishop Cardinal Mahoney presides at provincial/metropolitan gatherings of the bishops of the province. He has no direct authority over the local Ordinary/Diocesan Bishop. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>USCCB Region XI – includes California, Hawaii, Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grouping of Bishops by nation or territory designed to assist and promote unity and commonality in pastoral practices in a country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not serve a supervisory role </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Extra-diocesan Structures II <ul><li>California Catholic Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprised of all Bishops in California and was established to formulate and present matters of public policy for Catholics </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Catholic Provinces in the United States
  22. 22. Department of Ethnic Affairs Hispanic Affairs (Petra Alexander) Asian Pacific Ministry (Sr. Theresa Phan) Assembly of Catholic of African Descent (Vacant) Native American Ministry Fr. Earl Henley, MSC
  23. 23. Office of Asian Pacific Ministry Filipino Ministry (Fr. Dennis Legaspi/Naida Castro) Vietnamese Ministry (4 official parish based communities) (2 small newly formed communities) Korean Ministry (Norco, Grand Terrace, Victor Valley) Indonesian Ministry (ICC – St. Joseph the Worker Loma Linda) Tongan Ministry (Upland & Riverside) Chamorro Ministry (St. Catherine Alexandria, Temecula) Groups of Sri Lankan, Chinese, Indian Samoan Ministry (inactive)
  24. 24. USCCB Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church (SCDC) Chair: Bishop Jaime Soto / Exe. Director: Rev. Alan Deck, SJ Subcommittee on Hispanic Affairs (SCHA) Chair: Bp. Barnes Subcommittee on Asian &Pacific Affairs (SCAPA) Chair: Bp. Calvo Staff: Cecile Motus Subcommittee on African American Affairs (SAAA) Subcommittee on Native American Affairs (SCNAA) Subcommittee on Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees & Travelers (PCMRT) Chair: Bp. Del Riego
  25. 25. Revised March 2010