Director of Mission Effectiveness

Edward R. Gaffney

Phone: (719) 636-2345


Administrative Assistant

Rhonda Bush

Phone: (719) 636-2345


Striving to achieve the Diocesan Mission Statement, the Office of Mission Effectiveness supports the faithful throughout the diocese as they journey individually and corporately toward holiness, helping them to discern God’s call and to develop the skills to respond and fulfill His Will for their lives and for those they serve. One of this office’s responsibilities is to provide staff support for the following diocesan leadership groups:

  • Presbyteral Council
  • Diocesan Pastoral Council
  • Diocesan Leadership
  • Planning Consultants
  • Diocesan Review Board

Areas of Duties & Responsibilities

  • Diocesan Pastoral Plan - Diocesan Goals
  • Workshops on Goal Setting and Implementation
  • Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
  • Parish and Deanery Planning
  • Site Planning - identify sites for future parishes and schools
  • Parish Pastoral Councils
  • Catholic Conciliation
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Laity Engaging Laity Initiative
  • Diocesan Review Board
  • Internal Investigations
  • Team Building Seminars
  • Communication Workshops
  • Retreats for Deanery and Parish Staffs
  • Facilitation of 360 Degree Feedback Tool