The Baptism of Jesus Christ, the Messiah and Son of God

Who is Jesus Christ? It is a question people asked as they witnessed him preach, heal the sick, and work other wonders. If we are to be his followers and pass on the good news to the next generation of believers, it is a question we must constantly ask ourselves.

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Livestream: Keep it, or Can it?

As churches start to open their doors to the community, ways to tune-in virtually are slowly declining — but should they? From Sunday Mass to all-parish events, here are some valuable points to keeping livestream going at your church.

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5 Postcard Ideas to Inspire Your Faith Community

If you’re only sending out year-end statement letters, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to reach out and engage your parishioners. Here are five postcard ideas you can use to inspire your faith community.

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QR Code Best Practices

If you haven’t realized it yet, the QR code is making a major comeback. Here are some basic tips on how to create one, and some unique ways parishes are using them to help guide parishioners during Mass.

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The Best Devotional Apps You NEED on Your Phone

For those searching for a more structured prayer guide and the accountability that comes with it, devotional apps are the way to go. Check out our favorite ones and consider downloading one or two to jumpstart your spiritual life this advent season.

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Ways to Welcome your Community Back to (In-person) Mass

Even though our churches are back to celebrating Mass in public, there are still some parishioners who are hesitant to come back for a variety of reasons. Church leaders need to reach out, quell fears, and remind them what they’re missing: the Eucharist.

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Writing Not Your Thing? Apps to Help with Grammar, Clarity and More

When it comes to crafting content and policing grammar, even the most accomplished writers need a helping hand now and then. Here are five websites and apps that will aid in the quality, readability, and grammar of your parish’s written communications.

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Five Letters That Will Invite School Families to Sunday Mass

Does your parish have a school? If so, it’s likely that a lot of families are only showing up during the week for Mass — meaning that both your parish community and the school families themselves are missing out on Sunday morning.

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The Power of a Fresh Start

The pandemic and the “new normal” it brings has been a trial for all of us. Let’s use this moment to create a connection with our parishioners, to walk alongside them, ready to help them hear the voice of God as, together, we face whatever the future holds.

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New Ways to Engage Families in Your Parish

Not only do young families bring a vibrancy to parish life, but they represent the future of the faith. Is your parish looking for ways to energize existing member families and attract new ones? Here are some ideas that can jump-start your engagement with this important demographic.

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Top 10 Ways to Encourage Parishioners to Share their Email Address

If you don’t keep track of parishioner emails, your contact list is incomplete. Not only does email provide the parish an almost instantaneous way to connect, but it also allows you to stay in touch without the added cost of traditional mailings.

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How Facebook Stories Can Work for Your Parish

As Facebook and its metrics move more towards “pay for play” advertising methods, parishes without a marketing budget need to find other ways to engage and inspire followers. A great tool that you may not be using is Facebook Stories.

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