Lilly Phase 3 Beginning Stage Ranking (18 mo to 5 yrs) Choose the top 10 topics you think would be most helpful to a deacon 18 months - 5 years post-ordination. Go to the Excel spreadsheet of Beginning Stage topics to refer back to the competencies written for each one. The topic number is on the left of each answer so you can more easily locate it on the spreadsheet.(Required) 2 - Roles of the deacon 3 - Professional Ethics (PD) 4 - Dimensions of ongoing formation 5 - Continual Conversion / Prayer / 62 - Spirituality (ID/SD) 6 - Life balance (familial, professional, pastoral responsibilities) (HD) / 33 - Time Management (SD) 7 - Relationships (HD) - can be combined with multiple topics: interpersonal skills, life balance, ministerial boundaries 8 - Building Fraternal Ties (HD) 9 - Pastoral Confidentiality / 37 - Pastoral Presence (PD) 10 - Ministerial Boundaries (personal & professional) (PD) / 12 - Empathy/ 13 - EI / 9 - Pastoral Confidentiality / Safe environment 11 - Counseling (PD) 14 - Self-discipline (HD) - combine with 10 - Ministerial Boundaries? 15 - Virtue Development - combine with 19 - Human Sexuality 16 - Humility and Self-assurance (HD) 17 - Human Dimension content (Freedom; Moral conscience; Capacity to relate to others) - combine with Ministerial Boundaries? 18 - Integrity (SD) 19 - Human Sexuality (HD) 21 - Wellness / 20 & 22 - Self-care (HD/SD) - widowed/celibate deacons 23 - Personal/Professional Development (HD) 24 - Culture (as in music/fine arts/literature/film) 26 - Accountability (SD) 27 - Takes Initiative (SD) 28 - Commitment (SD) 29 - Communication (SD) / 30 - Communication Skills 31 - Civility (HD) - Etiquette/personal presentation 32 - Interpersonal/Pastoral/Leadership Skills (HD/PD) / 35 - Leadership Skills (SD) / 36 - Leadership 34 - Organizational Skills (HD/ID/PD) 38 - Culture (worldly - state of the Church - ministering in) (PD) 40 - Honing preaching skills (PD) / 67 - Homiletic techniques and practicum/ 25 - Motivation (SD) 41 - Parochial Organization (PD) 43 - Specialized ministries (PD) 44 - Using theological knowledge in service of the Church (ID) 45 - Reasoning (SD/ID) 46 - Sacred Scripture (ID) 47 - Theology of God, Christology, Christian Anthropology (ID) 48 - Ecclesiology (ID) 49 - Worship, Liturgy, and Sacraments (as theological & intellectual topics) (ID) / 39 - Sacramental administration (PD) 50 - Moral theology (ID) 51 - Church History 52 - Dogmatic theology (ID) 53 - Pastoral theology (ID) 54 - Medical morality (ID) 55 - Canon Law (ID) 56 - Theological research (ID) 57 - Social teaching (ID) 58 - Catholic Identity, Ecumenism, and Interreligious Dialogue (ID) 59 - Catechetical Skills (ID) (combine with Worship or combine with Sacred Scripture, Moral Theology, Medical Morality, Social Teaching, Spirituality & incorporate apologetics) 60 - New Evangelization, Catechesis, Small Christian Communities (ID) 61 - Evangelization (in the pastoral area) (PD) 63 - Spiritual Direction (SD) - preparing to lead others 64 - Plan for spiritual reading (SD/ID) 66 - Intercultural competencies (PD) / 42 - Cultural Competence (people – cultural differences, disparities) (PD) Social Media Role of the wife in ministry Are there any other topics not listed above that need addressed in the Beginning Stage 18 months - 5 years? Please list them below.