Best Practices : Youth

Bringing Kids to Eucharistic Adoration: Two Easy Ways

Effectively engaging children in Eucharistic Adoration often means bringing the entire family closer together and closer to Christ.

Parish: St. Ann's Catholic Church, Charlotte, NC 28209, Diocese of Charlotte
Categories: Faith Formation, Family, Sacraments, Vocation Promotion, Youth

Knights Build Squires into Leaders

Boys develop passion for their faith and leadership skills through formation and service opportunities.

Parish: St Paul Chong Hasang Parish, Harker Heights, TX, Austin, TX
Categories: Faith Formation, Outreach, Vocation Promotion, Youth

Boys' involvement in Mass increases 500%

By returning to more demanding altar server practices, two men were able to increase participation at their parish from 10 to 60.

Parish: Holy Family, St. Louis Park, Archdiocese St.Paul/Minneapolis
Categories: Sacraments, Youth

Innovative CD Distribution Program Gives Dramatic Results

Lighthouse Catholic Media's free CD distribution program is reclaiming fallen-away Catholics and increasing the zeal of ordinary parishioners.


A Life-changing Message that Connects with Kids

Motivational speaker and author Matthew Kelly has a lasting impact on young lives.

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

Reenergize Parishioners with Life-Changing Pilgrimage

Catholic apologist Steve Ray energizes priests and parishioners with dynamic pilgrimages to the birthplaces of Christianity.

Parish: Transfiguration Catholic Church, Ypsilanti, MI, Diocese of Lansing
Categories: Faith Formation, Ongoing Priestly Formation, Youth

High Level Scripture Study for Hungry Souls

Catholic Scripture Study International sets a high standard for excellence and depth in Catholic Bible studies.

Parish: St. John Neumann, Canton, MI, Archdiocese of Detroit
Categories: Faith Formation, Outreach, Sacraments, Youth

Parish Conference Stirs up Faith and Fervor

A parish-based conference helps passive parishioners become more active in their faith.


Teaching Married Couples to Pray Together

Six-week program builds intimacy through praying together.

Parish: Our Lady of Good Counsel, Plymouth, MI 48170, Archdiocese of Detroit
Categories: Administration and Finance, Faith Formation, Family, Outreach, Youth

Bolstering Eucharistic Adoration

Parish team finds creative ways to boost perpetual adoration.

Parish: St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Naperville, Illinois, Diocese of Joliet
Categories: Faith Formation, Outreach, Sacraments, Vocation Promotion, Youth