“Core Competencies of Sponsor” is a new sponsor resource from the Catholic
Health Association to guide and inspire Members of Public Juridic Persons in
their canonical responsibility for the health ministry of the Catholic
CHA engaged Members and leaders of sponsored ministries to help develop core
competencies to ensure the growth and vitality of the church’s health ministry
now and in the future. The publication contains eight core competencies and
supporting abilities for each competency.
In light of the growing role of the laity in sponsorship, this work is
particularly timely with the increased complexity of health care in the United
States and the formation of partnerships with diverse business and secular
groups to meet emerging needs of communities and populations.
These competencies are designed to assist with ….
- Improving the clarity and effectiveness of the role
- Preparing new Members and ensure the ongoing
formation of current Members
- Identifying and selecting potential new Members of the Juridic
These competencies represent the ideal and are designed to guide and inspire
Members as a thriving and prayerful community that shepherds the healing mission
of Jesus in the world.
This resource has an updated and
expanded edition available, entitled "Guide for Sponsors in Catholic Health
Care: An Explanation of Purpose, Qualifications, Structures and