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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Steinway of St. Luke Catholic Church

Ask the right question, get the right answer.
Having been involved in the music department of several Catholic parishes over the last 39 years brings about a realization that, too many times, we become accustomed […]

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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 […]

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Aiming for “Good” Homilies

A homily (sermon), as experienced in most Catholic churches today, is a 10 to 20 minute stand-alone presentation on Sunday mornings. Based on the Gospel reading of the day, it is sometimes a bible teaching, […]

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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 […]