Best Practices : Faith Formation

Young People Learn True Meaning of Happiness

Parish Uses “Healing the Culture” Program to Educate Its Youth

Parish: St. Mark, Shoreline, Washington, Seattle
Categories: Faith Formation, Sacraments, Youth

School of Virtue: K4J Helps Catholic Parish & School

St. Thomas More uses K4J School of Virtue Program to enhance its catechesis.

Parish: St. Thomas More, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh
Categories: Faith Formation, Youth

Parish VBS Offers Truly Catholic Curriculum

St. Mary's Vacation Bible School enhances religious education program.

Parish: St. Mary's Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Diocese of Kalamazoo
Categories: Faith Formation, Family, Outreach, Youth

Making Pentecost Come Alive for Kids and Parents

A simple, powerfully effective method for families and parishes to recognize the gifts of the Holy Spirit within their children.

Parish: Saint Joseph's Catholic Church, Palmyra, MO, Diocese of Jefferson City
Categories: Faith Formation, Family, Youth

A Parish Retreat That Overflows - in Numbers and in Grace

Matthew Kelly's retreats spark conversions and and a new impulse toward holiness among parishioners.

Parish: SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington, IN 46750, Fort Wayne - South Bend
Categories: Faith Formation, Family, Outreach, Sacraments, Youth

Transforming Parishioners into Lay Apostles

Called and Gifted Seminars provide lay parishioners with a substantial, practical, and motivational understanding of authentic lay spirituality and apostolate.

Parish: St. Dominic Catholic Church, San Francisco, CA, Archdiocese of San Francisco
Category: Faith Formation

Heavenly Music for Your Parish

Annual CMAA Sacred Music Colloquium Renews Parish Music Programs


Pastor Writes Homily Reflections to Inspire Parishioners

Father Michael’s Monday Message Is Weekly Encouragement

Parish: St. Thomas Aquinas, College Station, Texas, Austin Diocese
Category: Faith Formation

Finally: An Attractive, Powerful Program for Catholic Men

Men's ministry ("The King's Men") reaches men where they are at and launches them into a new, integral, active experience of Christ and the Church.

Parish: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Camden, NJ 08012, Diocese of Camden
Categories: Faith Formation, Family, Outreach, Sacraments, Vocation Promotion, Youth

Pro-Active Welcome Attracts Young Parishioners

Simple outreach to new residents increases young parishioners' involvement in parish activities

Parish: St. James the Greater, St. Louis, Archdiocese of St. Louis
Categories: Faith Formation, Outreach, Youth