Parents Just Don’t Understand

As we grow up, it is sometimes a struggle for us to imagine that our parents understand us. It can seem impossible that Mom and Dad remember the stress of exam week or peer pressure. We’re often the same way about God. We gripe about what He asks of us.

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4 Reasons Why First Time Guests Are Not Joining Your Church

People are more willing than ever to attend churches further away if it means their spiritual needs are being met. If you find yourself with a revolving door parish, here are four things to consider that help first-time visitors become life-long members.

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4 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2021

As we delve into 2021, most of us are experiencing social media burnout. So, where does that leave parishes that have been using social media to communicate? At a crossroads. Here are four social media trends parishes should watch for this year.

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Lent in 2021

If your parish is looking for new ways to engage and invite your parishioners into deeper communion with Christ this Lent, take a look at one parish’s COVID-19 Lenten schedule, and adapt it based on your parish’s wants and needs.

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This Lent, Begin by Focusing on Yourself

As we begin to prepare our communities for the upcoming Lenten season, it’s time to admit something difficult but truthful: we can’t fill our parishioners’ spiritual buckets if ours are running on empty. Following are some ways you can step back and renew your faith.

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The Audacity of Holiness

The holy person sees a storm on the horizon of life, and rather than give themselves over to fear and despair (natural and understandable reactions), regards the gathering winds as an opportunity to rely more fully on God.

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3 Ideas to Build Your Church Community Post-COVID

While we still have months before many of us will see the vaccine, now is the time to prepare to welcome our parishioners back to the fold. Here are three simple ideas you can build upon to ensure your members continue their relationship with Christ.

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Why WeShare is Perfect for your School

With Catholic Schools Week right around the corner, your faith community will have the opportunity to celebrate what makes your parochial school so great. Your parish school provides an excellent, well-rounded education with Jesus Christ at the center of it all.

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New Ways to Utilize Your Online Giving Platform for Events

A lot of parishes hold monthly fundraising dinners in order to bring in extra funds for ministry. But just because restrictions are still in place to keep COVID-19 at bay, doesn’t mean that you need to cancel that spaghetti dinner.

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The Best Church Subject Lines You Aren’t Using

As technology advances, and parishes become more and more reliant on electronic communications, it’s necessary to become more creative when writing and sending out important (and not-so-important!) emails to parishioners, visitors and potential members.

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Online Giving Descriptions

Your church is the cornerstone for many members of the community who rely on the ministries you provide. Use these copy-and-paste online giving descriptions to help clearly and concisely let your parishioners know where each of their contributions go.

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Hope Wins the Day

What will the year 2021 have in store for us all? The truth is we never really know what each new day holds. When we focus on what we do know, instead of what we do not, that is when hope comes alive, and our lives have true meaning so we can look forward to each new day.

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