Search & Results
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES
Objectives of the study:
Data Base and Methodology
Pilot Study and Finalisation of Interview Schedule
Analysis of Data
Resume of the Work Done
Presentation of the Study
Concepts and Definitions used in the study
Limitations of Study
2. ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CATHOLIC CHURCH
The origin of christianity in India
The Origin and Development of the Syro-Malabar Church
Thomas of Cana
The arrival of Portuguese
Portuguese Period – From 1498
The Synod of Udayamperur - 1599. A.D
Role of the Archdeacon in the Church Administration.
Direct Intervention from Rome
Erection of Vicariates
Erection of the Syro-Malabar Vicariate
Erection of Syro-Malabar Hierarchy
Different Periods in the History of the Syro-Malabar Church
3. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION STRUCTURE OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH
Eparchies and Bishops
The Eparchial Assembly.
Syncellus or Vicar General
College of Eparchial Consultors.
The Pastoral Council.
The Eparchial Finance Officer and Finance Council
Adjutant Judicial vicar
The Protector of Justice
Defender of Bonds
The Diocesan Administration structure can be graphically presented
Parish and Its Structure
Parish Priest (Vicar)
Parochial vicar (Assistant Vicar)
Members of a parish
Head of the Family
Pothuyogam (General Assembly)
Prathinidhi Yogam (Representative Assembly)
Sacristan (Kapiar, Devalaya Susurushi)
4. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
5. MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF SYRO-MALABAR CATHOLIC CHURCH
Table 5.2 Election to the Parish Council/ Committee
Table 5.3 Administrative Structure of the Parish
Table 5.4 Familys Participation in the Election Process of The Parish Council
Table 5.5 No. of times the Parish Council was convened duringthe last one Calendar year
Table 5.6 Formulation of Policies of the Parish
Table 5.7 Suitability of the Policies for the well being of the Laity
Table 5.8 Preparation of Budget.
Table 5.9 Role of Planning in the Development of Laity
Table 5.10 Implementation of Plans and Policies
Table 5.11 Planning Before Hand
Table 5.12 Members Participation in the Parish Council ElectionsAccording to their Ages
Table 5.13 Members’ Participation and percentage of attendance
Table 5. 14 Monthly Income wise Analysis and whether theParish prepare the Budget
Table 5.15 Conduct of Ward Meetings
Table 5.16 Administrative Bodies and Attendance by the Laity.
Table 5.17Method of Election to the Parish Council
Table 5.18 Meetings Convened by Associations like KCYL, Mission League, etc
Table 5.19 Involvement of the Priest of the Diocese in theElection process to the Priest Senate
Table 5.20 Intensity of the Administrative Bodies in the Parish Management
Table 5.21 Communities Involvement in the Election Processto the Diocesan Pastoral Council
Table 5.22 Income wise Response and the No. of times the Association Meetings are Convened.
Table 5.23 Role of Priests Decision Making Power in the Parish, and theSupport from Bishop and Curia
Table 5.24 Role of Decision Making and the Co-ordination activity of the Parish Priest
Table 5.25Support from the Diocesan Level, and the Co-ordination Activity in the Parish
Table 5.26 Communities Participation in the Election to Pastoral Council & their Involvement in the Management of the Dioceses.
Table 5.27 Discussion on the Important Events of the Financial year.
Table 5.28Age-wise Analysis of the Role of Priests in the Management of Church activities.
Table 5.29 Reporting to Higher Authorities
Table 5.30 Circulars and Letters from the Diocese
Table 5.31 Feed Back to Higher Authorities
Table 5.32 Attendance percentage of participation in the ‘ Yogam’ and the means used for the Church communication
Table 5.33 Submission of parish report according to the age of priest
Table 5.34 Age wise analysis of the suitability of the circulars and letters from the diocesan Centre
Table 5. 35 Democratic way of decision making
Table 5.36 Women’s role in the decision making process of the parish
Table 5.37 Participation of priests in the decision making process
Table 5.38 Role of Parishioners in decision making
Table 5.39 Decisive power in the matter of general administration
Table 5.40 Income and Age wise analysis of parishioners participation in the Pothuyogam
Table 5.41 Role of different committees in Parish decision making process
Table 5.42 Decision making role of Priest in the Parish, & the Parish management structure
Table 5.43 Efficiency of the Diocesan Management
Table 5.44 Centralisation in the management of the Diocese
Table 5.45 Involvement of Curia members in the Church Management
Table 5. 46 End result of Church Management
Table 5.47 Diocesan Management Structure and Decision Making in the Diocesan Curia on General Administration
Table 5.48 Attendance percentage of the ‘ Yogam’ and the Parish Administration Structure
Table 5.49 Nature of Parish Management Structure, and the Body that helps the Parish Management
Table 5.50 Age- wise attendance in the Yogam
Table 5.51 Income wise attendance in the Yogam
Table 5.52 Attendance Percentage of the participants in the ‘Pothuyogam’During the last three years
Table 5.53 Effectiveness of administrative Body
Table 5.54 Vested influence in the parish Management
Table 5.56Trustees role in the parish
Table 5.57 Centralisation in the Management of the Church
Table 5.58 Commitment in sending report to higher authorities
Table 5.59 Assisting bodies the parish management
Table 5. 60 Income Wise Participation of the Administrative Body
Table 5.61 Monthly income wise analyse and the response about the Payment of salary or living allowance
Table 5.62 Age wise analysis of Church Administration with other Organisation
Table 5.63 Age wise analysis of the function of the Econome
Table 5.64 Assistance for crisis management (priests opinion)
6. FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS.
The major objectives of the study are recapitulated below.
Methodology of the study
Summary of Chapters.
Section A. Findings
Management structure of the dioceses
Parish Administration Structure & Election to the Parish Administrative Bodies.
Frequency of Convening the Parish Council/Yogam Meeting
Attendance at Pothuyogam/Parish Council
Planning in the Parish level.
Suggestions Diocesan Level
APPENDIX -1 MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CATHOLIC CHURCH IN KERALA.
APPENDIX - 2 INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR PRIESTS