LPi Announces Partnership with Salesforce

LPi announced it has launched WeGather on Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways. Through this new partnership, LPi has the opportunity to reach a wider audience of potential customers, many of whom trust AppExchange as a safe, secure place to download apps. Built on the Salesforce Platform, WeGather is currently available on the AppExchange.

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Avoid These 5 Mistakes in Setting Up Your Web Navigation

No matter how beautiful a website is, it needs to be accessible. Accessibility isn’t just a matter of your parishioners knowing the church URL! Once someone arrives, they need to be able to find what they’re looking for.

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Be Merciful

Fighting Hatred with Love

It is easy to lose hope in the face of societal violence, which seems to only be getting worse. There are people all around us who are frightened and hurting. Perhaps if we were quicker to show them mercy and understanding, they would be less likely to lash out. Who knows how many atrocities have been averted simply by someone taking the time to listen to a neighbor?

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Stewarding Our Wants and Needs

A stewardship way of life means that I wisely steward what I have, and I cannot give what I do not have. Have you ever given someone a present you couldn’t afford and think that was love? It wasn’t. We don’t show love by giving what we do not possess. We show love by meeting another’s needs and by sharing our very self with them.

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The Art of Love

Show-and-Tell

Only Christian love — not weapons, not threats, not the media — can change hearts. It is love that prepares the way for the announcement of the Gospel. We must strive to imitate Jesus’s style of love: show and tell.

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When the Supernatural is Natural

Do not ever take your simple actions of generosity and love for granted. As disciples called to a life of stewardship, we participate in something more profound than what we can see. We are blessed to be called to follow Jesus, and we bring blessing to all those with whom we choose to share ourselves. 

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Top 4 Lent Ideas For Your Parish

Sometimes, it feels like Advent has only just ended before Lent rolls around. This is another time in our liturgical calendar when parishioners begin to look to parish leaders for guidance, inspiration, and compassion to help them navigate. Is your parish ready to meet their needs?

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Trust & Receive

Put Out into the Deep

The Gospel tells the story of how the Apostles fished all night but caught nothing. Jesus tells them to cast their nets again. By trusting Jesus, they received an enormous catch. We are all called to trust Jesus and receive all his goodness.

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He Will Never Let You Fall

Have you ever participated in various trust exercises, where you have to place your faith in others around you? Trust is important, especially in our relationship with Jesus. Trust in Jesus, the one who calls you to this life. His word is truth, and he would never let you fall. 

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The Power of the Parishioner Email

According to a 2018 Radicati Group study, there will be more than 3.8 billion email users before the start of 2019, over 100 million more than the previous year. In other words, over half of the entire planet uses email right now. If your parish has yet to collect parishioner emails, or are doing it half-heartily, now is the time to jump into it.

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Faith Hope Love

The Pundits & The Prophets

Whether we’re activists, doctors, carpenters, or stay-at-home parents, the power of the Gospel of love can and must shine out through our daily lives. And if we are fighting for justice in this world, then the words of Paul are for us as well. Without love, we become a “clanging gong” or “clashing symbol.” Without love, our witness and works will “be brought to nothing.”

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The Joy of Witnessing

The truth is that there is great joy in being a disciple of Jesus Christ. Don’t rob others of the chance to know that joy for themselves. Stewardship living allows us to give witness to the Gospel with few words. Our actions speak much louder.

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How to Engage Millennials in the Life of Your Parish

The millennial generation is hungry for meaning, purpose, and authenticity — especially when it comes to their faith. They are used to seeking out opportunities to challenge their lives and, as such, look at the Sunday Mass experience through the same lens.

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