Best Practices on this page include practical programs that have been successful in at least one parish, and that could potentially be implemented in other parishes. Browse for the latest Best Practices below or search across the multiple areas of parish life.
Jan 24, 2011: Pastors enrich parish worship through flexible application of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum without causing controversy.
Jan 3, 2011: Matthew Kelly's retreats spark conversions and and a new impulse toward holiness among parishioners.
Nov 15, 2010: Called and Gifted Seminars provide lay parishioners with a substantial, practical, and motivational understanding of authentic lay spirituality and apostolate.
Oct 11, 2010: Annual CMAA Sacred Music Colloquium Renews Parish Music Programs
Sep 20, 2010: Father Michael's Monday Message Is Weekly Encouragement
Aug 30, 2010: Men's ministry ("The King's Men") reaches men where they are at and launches them into a new, integral, active experience of Christ and the Church.
Aug 16, 2010: Slowing down the offertory collection makes parishioners more aware of its meaning and increases donations.
Jul 26, 2010: Simple outreach to new residents increases young parishioners' involvement in parish activities
Jul 5, 2010: A practical, simple way to be able to give homilies in languages besides your mother tongue.
Jun 21, 2010: A place where the hearts of the young will be changed forever!