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.

Oct 26, 2009: Marrying couples respond positively to solid Catholic theology

Parish: St. Alphonsus, Chicago, IL, Archdiocese of Chicago

Jun 22, 2009: Lighthouse Catholic Media's free CD distribution program is reclaiming fallen-away Catholics and increasing the zeal of ordinary parishioners.


Jun 1, 2009: The Covenant of Love Ministry evangelizes parishioners while ministering to marriages.

Parish: St Thomas More Catholic Church, Centennial, CO, Archdiocese of Denver

Jan 19, 2009: 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

Dec 8, 2008: Catholics from around the world can pray the Rosary, accompanied by an online video.

Parish: St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles
Category: Faith Formation

Nov 17, 2008: Annual "Liturgy Day" provides efficient and effective formation and motivation for lay volunteers who regularly help at weekend Masses

Parish: St.Vincent de Paul, Charlotte, NC 28210, Diocese of Charlotte

Oct 27, 2008: "Discovering Christ," a ChristLife Ministries program, generated conversions, renewed commitment, and intensified a sense of community.

Parish: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ellicot City, MD, Baltimore

Oct 13, 2008: ParishPay is the largest religious donation and tuition payment processor in the country, serving parishes and schools nationally by providing the infrastructure, technology, and support for scheduled online giving.

Parish: Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale, MA, Archdiocese of Boston

Sep 29, 2008: An adult evangelization training program awakens parishioners to their calling to be modern-day apostles.

Parish: St. Timothy Church, Maple Lake, Minnesota, Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis

Sep 22, 2008: A proven, effective way for local parish communities to give faith-formation to the 12% of our population with special developmental needs

Parish: SS Peter & Paul Parish, Milwaukee WI 53211, Archdiocese of Milwaukee

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