Resources about AMPJP

AMPJP Annual Report 2023

AMPJP 2016-2021 information sheet

AMPJP Organisational Structure 2023

AMPJP Governance Principles, Foundations and Applications

AMPJP Strategic Direction 2023-2025_For Web

AMPJP calendar for 2024 v.6

AMPJP short animation on AMPJP


Resources to assist MPJP Canonical Stewards

AMPJP Formation Framework for MPJP Canonical Stewards

AMPJP Formation Framework for Canonical Stewards resource list 2023-05-11

Key questions for MPJP Canonical Stewards 2023


Resources to support Religious Institute and MPJP School Authorities

RI and MPJP School data 2022

AMPJP CORMSAA Strategic Priorities – March 2023

CORMSAA Terms of Reference 2021-08-10

CORMSAA work group EOI form

Religious Institute and MPJP school authorities 17 Aug 2023

CORMSAA Position Paper – August 2021


Resources for those wanting to know more about MPJPs

AMPJP short animation on MPJPs

MPJPs, their structures and their ministries

Timeline of the establishment of Australian MPJPs

Infographic of the impact of MPJP ministries in 2022

1 MPJPs in Australia

2 Canonical Stewards in Ministerial PJPs in Australia

3 Member in MPJP


McMullen, Gabrielle and Oakley, Paul Ministerial PJPs advancing lay leadership in the Australian Church Australasian Catholic Record, Vol. 97, (2020) No. 4, Oct 2020: 450-459;dn=120741672379588;res=IELHSS


McMullen, Gabrielle and Laverty, Martin. ‘Learnings from the development of new lay-led church entities in Australia’ Australasian Catholic Record, The, Vol. 97, No. 2, Apr 2020: 131-143;dn=120741672379588;res=IELHSS


M. Wright, ‘The Development of the Ministerial Public Juridic Persons: Questions and Challenges’, This presentation was given by Sr Mary Wright IBVM at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Canon Law Society of Australia and New Zealand. It was originally published in the CLSANZ Proceedings 2018 and is reproduced by the Association of Ministerial PJPs  with the permission of the Editorial Board of the CLSANZ.


John H. Thornber, and Michael Gaffney (2014) Governing in Faith: Foundations for Formation Connor Court Publishing, Ballarat


Thornber,_John_-_What_Must_I_Do_and_Be_If_Im_to_Lead_a_PJP? Paper on Formation for Canonical Governance’ 6th International Conference on Catholic Educational Leadership, Sydney, 12-14 August 2013


C. Bouchard, ‘100th Anniversary – Sponsors are Called to be Prophets and Reformers’, Health Progress 100, no. 3 (2019): 50–57—sponsors-are-called-to-be-prophets-and-reformers


J Minda, ‘Ministry ponders practical, theological implications of lay sponsorship model’, Catholic Health World, January 15, 2019


F.G. Morrisey and S. Holland, ‘Ministerial Juridic Persons and Their Communion with Diocesan Bishops’, Health Progress 97, no. 6 (2016): 68–71;


Catholic Health Association of the United States, ‘Ministerial Juridic Person: The Growing Role for Laity in Canonical Sponsorship of Catholic Health Care’, Health Progress 95, no. 5 (2014): 60–3;


S. Holland, ‘Vatican Expert Unpacks Canonical PJP Process’, Health Progress 92, no. 5 (2011): 50–62;


S.Euart, ‘Ministerial Public Juridic Person: Model for Canonical Governance’, originally published in Studia Canonica 55  2021, 75-102;