Summit Reports

We are the Body of Christ: Creating a Culture of Co-Responsible Leadership

This publication brings together the conversations and recommendations from participants of Leadership Roundtable’s 2020 Catholic Partnership Summit. Topics include “Envisioning a New Culture of Leadership,” “A Culture of Co-Responsible Governance and Leadership,” “A Culture of Ethical Financial Management and Stewardship,” and “A Culture with Young Adult Catholics at the Leadership Table.” (2020)

Heal the Body of Christ: A Plan to Create a New Culture of Leadership and a New Response to Abuse in the Catholic Church

This publication brings together the conversations and recommendations from participants of Leadership Roundtable’s 2019 Catholic Partnership Summit. Topics include “Identifying the Root causes of the Twin Crises and the Culture Change Needed to Address Them,” “Creating a New Culture of Leadership,” and “Creating a New Culture of Responding to Sexual Abuse.” (2019)

The Francis Effect and Changing Church Culture: Advancing Best Managerial and Leadership Practices

This publication is a collection of the wisdom, insights, observations, and exchange of ideas from attendees of the Leadership Roundtable 2016 Annual Meeting, The Francis Effect and Changing Church Culture. Topics include agile communications, the Vatican’s commitment to management best practices and financial accountability and changing Church culture. (2016)

Hispanic Leadership and Philanthropy for a 21st Century Church

This publication is a collection of the wisdom, insights, observations, and exchange of ideas from participants at the 2015 national symposium, Hispanic Leadership and Philanthropy in the 21st Century, jointly held by FADICA, the Leadership Roundtable, Mexican American Catholic College, and the University of Incarnate Word Ettling Center. Speakers include: Archbishop José H. Gomez, Dr. Hosffman Ospino and Dr. Arturo Chávez. (2015)

2014 Annual Meeting

The Standard for Excellence: Best Practices for a Mission Driven Church

This publication is a collection of the wisdom, insights, observations, and exchange of ideas from participants at The Standard for Excellence: Best Practices for a Mission Driven Church. Speakers include: His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Most Rev. Joseph Kurtz, Elizabeth McCaul, and more. (2014)

2013 Annual Meeting

A Call to Communion: Co-Responsibility for the Good of the Church

Topics include: the new evangelization and getting our feet dirty, empowering young people to fulfill their baptismal calling, co-responsibility for Church finances, Pope Francis and reforming the Vatican, all from the 2013 Annual Meeting. (2013)

2012

Managing for Mission: Building Strategic Collaborations to Strengthen the Church

Topics include partnerships among national organizations, connecting funders to worthy organizations, observations on leadership from a career in military service, and exploring the new economic reality from the 2012 Annual Meeting. (2012)

2011

From Aspirations to Action: Solutions for America’s Catholic Schools

Topics include Catholic school advocacy, financial and managerial considerations for Catholic schools, and the synthesis of ideas and recommendations from the 2011 Annual Meeting. (2011)

2010

A Blueprint for Responsibility: Responding to Crises with Collaborative Solutions

Topics include the case for transparency and accountability in a global church, the lessons learned from the sex abuse crisis in the US, and philanthropy and accountability in uncertain economic times. (2010)

Clarity, Candor and Conviction: Effective Communications for a Global Church

Topics include the future of communications, the growing Catholic Latino population in the U.S., and transcripts of keynote addresses from Prime Minister Tony Blair and Bishop Gerald Kicanas. (2009)

Managerial Excellence: Engaging the Faith Community in Leadership in the Church Today

Topics include a parish ministry assessment tool, best practices from model parishes, and challenges and solutions in Church strategic planning. (2008)

Give Us Your Best: A Look at Church Service for a New Generation

Topics include identifying the next generation of Church leaders and ministers, and recruiting the very best for Church service. (2007)