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.

Jan 22, 2007: A pyramid approach to personally inviting parishioners yields plentiful pledges.

Parish: Church of St. Michael, in St. Michael, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jan 16, 2007: An easy to implement retreat program has brought personal and parish-wide renewal at over 800 parishes throughout the United States and Italy.

Parish: St. Peter Chanel, Atlanta, Archdiocese of Atlanta

Jan 9, 2007: Almost half of registered families increased their weekly tithe, enabling this small, combined-parish to beat back a growing deficit.

Parish: Holy Family-St. Lawerence Parish, Essex Junction, Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington, Vermont

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