Canonical Issues for Religious Institutes Workshops

Sydney, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand November 2006

Keynote Speaker: Fr Francis Morrisey OMI.

Fr Morissey is Professor Emeritus of Canon Law at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada and a world renowned Canon Lawyer on issues of diocesan governance and the Church administration of temporal goods.

In these Workshops, Fr Morrisey presented the following papers:

  • Contemporary issues relating to constitutions and other parts of the proper law of religious institutes
  • Dialogue and discernment in religious institutes
  • Separation issues (Canons 684-704)
  • The challenge of living community – Physical presence; quality presence; ministry needs.

Complimentary copies of Fr Morissey’s workshop talks can be obtained from Governance & Management of Please provide your mailing address as these papers are available in hard copy only.