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.
Oct 27, 2008: "Discovering Christ," a ChristLife Ministries program, generated conversions, renewed commitment, and intensified a sense of community.
Oct 13, 2008: ParishPay is the largest religious donation and tuition payment processor in the country, serving parishes and schools nationally by providing the infrastructure, technology, and support for scheduled online giving.
Sep 29, 2008: An adult evangelization training program awakens parishioners to their calling to be modern-day apostles.
Sep 22, 2008: A proven, effective way for local parish communities to give faith-formation to the 12% of our population with special developmental needs
Sep 1, 2008: Theater of the Word, Inc. presents a creative method for preaching the gospel and building the Church.
Aug 18, 2008: Tested program takes the initiative in bringing distant Catholics back to the Church.
Aug 11, 2008: Catholic apologist Steve Ray energizes priests and parishioners with dynamic pilgrimages to the birthplaces of Christianity.
Aug 4, 2008: Catholic Scripture Study International sets a high standard for excellence and depth in Catholic Bible studies.
Jul 28, 2008: A parish-based conference helps passive parishioners become more active in their faith.
Jul 21, 2008: Six-week program builds intimacy through praying together.