Office of Pastoral Planning

The Office of Pastoral Planning serves the Diocese by assisting in planning efforts at the parish, school and local ministry level. It provides educational and in-service opportunities for pastoral planning. The office also provides planning assisting and follow-up of the Episcopal Visitations. In collaboration with parish leaders the office offers the necessary training to assist parishes in the formation and development of:

Pastoral Planning:
· Co-responsibility from Mission to Transformation · Intentional planning · Track progress on initiatives

Transition Process:
· Strategies to cope with transitions on an individual, administrative, and community level. · Provides support in developing the appropriate skills in order to create a collaborative work environment that takes advantage of the opportunities presented by change.

Episcopal Visitation;
· Assists parishes in the preparation and implementation of an Episcopal Visitation, as well as, in pastoral planning as a result of the reality and fraternal encounter of the Bishop with the leaders and the community in order to carry out the parish?s mission.


Laura Lopez, Director
Phone: (909) 475-5147

Marco Elias, Associate Director
Phone: (909) 475-5118

Jessica De La Torre, Program Coordinator
Phone: (909) 475-5148

Chris Vital, Planning Assistant
Phone: (909) 475-5145

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30pm

Closed the 1st Friday of each month
Office hours 8:00am - 5:00pm those weeks

Last Updated:Oct 19, 2017
Published:Apr 26, 2018 12:37AM

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