The essential elements of discernment in the placement process for a priestly assignment include:
Qualifications for All Parish and Pastorate Positions (See Appendix 4)
These qualifications are required of the pastor of any pastorate regardless of its size or location:
Qualifications for a Particular Pastorate
The following policy applies to the appointment of pastors:
The Director of the Office of Clergy Personnel is to inform the Priestly Life and Ministry Board of the appointment and its rationale.