6 Ways Your Parish-wide Mailings Can Fail

Our 25 minute video is well worth your time to find out if you’re wasting time on parish-wide mailings.
Everything that comes from the parish should lead to evangelization. Are your mailings getting results? Are they making a difference? Are they more than just noise?
“6 Ways Your Parish-Wide Mailings Fail You” calls out some common […]

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Solutions for Time-Saving, Cost-Effective, & Volunteer Empowering Ministry Scheduling

All parishes rely on volunteers to assist at liturgies. So accurate scheduling is essential to show volunteers their time is appreciated & respected. A happy volunteer stays engaged, honors their commitment, and recruits others to volunteer.

But scheduling can become the job no one wants. It can be time-consuming, especially if scheduling for multiple parishes, […]

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Shopping for Scheduling Software

So someone has offered the idea of switching your current scheduling system for volunteers to a software program. Maybe they saw something online, maybe they received a postcard or advertisement, or maybe the sales rep for your parish software suggested a scheduling module.

On our site, you’ll see that we are big believers in scheduling […]

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How to simplify scheduling with multiple clergy and locations

It is hard enough to try to create liturgical schedules and keep families together, evenly distribute assignments, and fulfill (as best as possible) everyone’s preferences. But scheduling for multiple locations adds additional complexities. And if multiple clergy preside at Masses at these different locations, it can really be a mind-bender and time-waster.

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Prepare Ministry Schedules in About 20 Minutes

Do you measure the time spent to prepare Ministry Schedules in hours, days, or weeks? What would it mean to your parish if you could measure it in minutes?

Parishes hire staff for a certain number of hours per week. And they rely heavily on volunteers to donate time for many of the daily and weekly tasks […]

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Christianity and Technology in the 21st Century

According to Pew Research Center for Religion & Public Life, the world’s population will increase by 2.4 billion people between 2010 and 2050. But projections show the population of Christians in the United States will decline from about three-quarters to two-thirds. And the number of Americans not affiliated with any religion are projected to […]

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St. Louis Archdiocese “Succeeding”

Archbishop Carlson of St. Louis did a recent interview with a local news station and he spoke of the St. Louis Archdiocese as “succeeding.” He cited their “alive in Christ” program as contributing to more 37,000 people coming back to the faith.

But it did not surprise me that more than 30 parishes in that […]

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Create an Awesome List of Yearly Services in MSP

How do you keep track of liturgy planning from year to year? Are you digital, maybe using Excel or Word, or more analog, like using binders and file folders. Maybe you’re a sticky notes person with notes framing your computer monitor.

It’s critical to keep track of liturgy planning details and beneficial to do it […]

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Pancake Breakfast

If you have ever been the organizer for a pancake breakfast fundraiser, you probably already have a list of the jobs which need to be done: Setup, Cooking, Servers, Cashiers, and Cleanup.

And within those broad descriptions, you probably have some very specific tasks to be done. Cleanup, for example, could include dishwashing, table clearing, […]

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes

Commend your ailing loved ones to the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes.

The Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes is February 11th. While the nine-day Novena usually begins on February 2nd or February 11th, it can be prayed anytime during the year.

For the Digital Catholic, here are a few of the digital options […]

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