Vibrant Parish Toolkit

4 Tips to Prepare Your Catholic Parish for Advent

It may not be Thanksgiving yet, but if your parish has not begun Advent preparation, you might not be ready for the season of readiness!

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Vibrant Witness: Living the Gift of Hospitality

Where do we learn what it means to live and to love? Jane Angha shares how her mother’s example gave her values for a lifetime: the gift of hospitality.

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Hospitality is Communications at Your Catholic Church

When we think about communications, we might think about tools. Here’s a real communications test: how welcoming is your parish?

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What a Pumpkin Patch Teaches Us About Parish Hospitality

With autumn traditions in full-swing, Jane Angha shares how a trip to the pumpkin patch can teach us something about fall hospitality in our parishes.

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Five Ways to Pray the Rosary Better

During this Month of the Rosary, here are five ways to renew devotion to this traditional Catholic prayer in your own life and in the life of your parish.

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Why Charism Awareness Matters

In our parish communities, we ask people to give of themselves more and more. We use St. Paul’s image of the Body of Christ to illustrate how we all play a part in God’s Kingdom, each with a unique charim. We express that the need is great and that the only way for us to […]

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Growing in Generous Hospitality

This fall, Ministry Blueprint’s Jane Angha invites you to consider: how can our hospitality be more generous? And with whom do you share it?

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Stewardship & Faith Testimonies

Everybody loves a good story. Increase parish engagement by sharing faith testimonies in your bulletin, newsletters, or development campaigns.

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Sustaining Generosity

When it comes to growing your giving, parishioners need more than a facilities update. Discover how to jumpstart your offertory program!

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Bringing Young Adults to Christ

From living room prayer group to one hundred strong, ARMEE Ministries it what happens when young adults mobilize for Christ.

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A Better Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Parents are already preparing to send their children back to school. Learn how your parish can smooth the process!

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5 Ways to Turn Youth Ministry On Its Head

A changing world means re-thinking “business as usual” in youth ministry. Augustine Institute’s Annie Grandell shares how her youth group doubled in size.

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