The COVID-19 pandemic calls for pastoral leadership that is
spiritually-rooted, discerning, synodal, humble, and committed to
rebuilding a better world. This article outlines a suggested process by
which pastoral workers can reflect on the “pandemic year” together with
their communities and exercise pastoral leadership in a collaborative way.
In doing do, they might model a way of proceeding that brings new vitality
to the Church’s life and mission in these challenging times.