Best Practices on this page include practical programs that have been successful in at least one parish, and that could potentially be implemented in other parishes. Browse for the latest Best Practices below or search across the multiple areas of parish life.

Feb 25, 2018: A creative, effective path for Young Adult ministry.

Parish: St. Joseph's, Athens, Georgia, Archdiocese of Atlanta

Oct 22, 2017: Helping boys 5th – 12th grade to know and love Christ with real friendship; the Pope and Church with loyalty; Mary as a son; and every person with genuine respect and charity.

Parish: St. Timothy's, 13807 Poplar Tree Road, Diocese of Arlington VA
Category: Youth

Feb 25, 2017: "That Man is You! honestly addresses the pressures and temptations that men face in our modern culture."

Parish: St. Mary of the Assumption, Lancaster, OH, Diocese of Columbus

Aug 14, 2011: Parish Uses “Healing the Culture” Program to Educate Its Youth

Parish: St. Mark, Shoreline, Washington, Seattle

Jul 25, 2011: St. Thomas More uses K4J School of Virtue Program to enhance its catechesis.

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

Jun 20, 2011: St. Mary's Vacation Bible School enhances religious education program.

Parish: St. Mary's Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Diocese of Kalamazoo

Apr 25, 2011: 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

Mar 21, 2011: Priests come together to offer 24 hours of Reconciliation and adoration for those who need it most.

Parish: Church of St. Mary, Lake Forest, IL 60045, Archdiocese of Chicago
Categories: Outreach, Sacraments

Feb 7, 2011: Ignatius Press offers a redeeming alternative to the usual movie rental fare.

Parish: St. Peter's/All Hallow's Catholic Church, Sacramento, CA, Diocese of Sacramento

Jan 24, 2011: Pastors enrich parish worship through flexible application of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum without causing controversy.

Parish: Holy Angels, Mt. Airy, NC, Diocese of Charlotte

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