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.
Jun 14, 2010: Effectively engaging children in Eucharistic Adoration often means bringing the entire family closer together and closer to Christ.
May 10, 2010: Using the religious education program to motivate Mass attendance.
Feb 1, 2010: Boys develop passion for their faith and leadership skills through formation and service opportunities.
Jan 4, 2010: By returning to more demanding altar server practices, two men were able to increase participation at their parish from 10 to 60.
Oct 26, 2009: Marrying couples respond positively to solid Catholic theology
Jun 22, 2009: Lighthouse Catholic Media's free CD distribution program is reclaiming fallen-away Catholics and increasing the zeal of ordinary parishioners.
Jun 1, 2009: The Covenant of Love Ministry evangelizes parishioners while ministering to marriages.
Jan 19, 2009: Motivational speaker and author Matthew Kelly has a lasting impact on young lives.
Dec 8, 2008: Catholics from around the world can pray the Rosary, accompanied by an online video.
Nov 17, 2008: Annual "Liturgy Day" provides efficient and effective formation and motivation for lay volunteers who regularly help at weekend Masses