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 8, 2007: "Catholic Scripture Study" (CSS) is a substantial, engaging, do-it-yourself, and thoroughly Catholic Bible Study that is spreading like wildfire."
Oct 1, 2007: Unitours pilgrimages bolster parishioners' faith without overloading pastors' schedules.
Sep 24, 2007: Moses and the Torah: the latest book in a lay-friendly Catholic Bible study series
Sep 17, 2007: When seventh-grade girls start asking how they can learn to hear God's voice more clearly, the fruits of "Fiat" are clear.
Sep 10, 2007: The trick to getting them to experience Christ's personal love: teens evangelizing teens.
Sep 3, 2007: Ministry Transforms Inactive Catholics into Active Apostles.
Jul 2, 2007: A new book brings together effective methods for teaching the Theology of the Body to teens in a variety of settings.
Jun 25, 2007: A simple in-house ritual helps priests bolster each other's spiritual lives and ministries.
Jun 11, 2007: Youth for Truth harnesses young people's thirst for answers and bolsters parish youth ministry.
Jun 4, 2007: Involving as many students as possible in weekly school Mass creates enthusiasm in students and an increase in parents attending school Mass.