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A Mother With an Open Heart

“A Church which “goes forth” is a Church whose doors are open.” -Pope Francis In order for the Church to always have an attitude of openness we must cultivate patience […]

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Never fear! A patron saint is here!

Anxious? Worried? Check out this great infographic which guides you to prayers and patron saints to help you with life’s struggles! Click here to view and download the infographic

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Featured Bulletin Makeover: St. Joachim

St. Joachim Catholic Church in Hayward, CA, is a bilingual community united in faith and guided by the Holy Spirit. Needing to communicate in two languages, their bulletin editor was […]

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Five Tips for Building Vibrant Church Greeters

Church greeters are a vital part of your parish ministry and a successful greeter team can help grow your church. Greeting is an opportunity to express God’s love through Christ […]

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Church volunteers pray round-the-clock for 30 years straight

While you’re snug in bed, there’s someone praying at the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at St. Mary’s Visitation Parish in Elm Grove. As of Wednesday, the adoration has been going on for […]

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Pope Francis

Our 15 Favorite Quotes from Pope Francis’ Visit

Pope Francis may be back in Rome, but the loving and powerful words spoken throughout his time in the United States aren’t something we’ll soon forget. Here’s a list of […]

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Organizing Your Bulletin Content

An attractive bulletin will draw in readers and be easy on the eyes to read. Objectively look at your bulletin and ask yourself if it’s easy to read or if […]

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The Catholic Comedian

What’s more nerve wracking? Performing in front of the Pope? Or performing for a restless audience of tens of thousands of Catholics anxiously awaiting the Pope? Jim Gaffigan talks at […]

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Six Ways to Follow Pope Francis’ Visit to America Digitally

There are many ways to celebrate Pope Francis’ first visit to America, but which is the best and easiest? Here are six ways to engage online during his time in […]

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Lego Vatican

Priest builds replica of the Vatican made entirely of Lego

Pennsylvania priest Bob Simon used over 500,000 Lego bricks to construct an amazing replica of the Vatican in anticipation of Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. The Lego Vatican is […]

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Watch Every Moment of the Pope’s Visit to America on TV

Time Warner Cable will offer uninterrupted coverage of Pope Francis’ historic trip to Cuba and the U.S. for cable television customers on its Papal Visit Channel. They will also offer […]

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The Pope Wants to Hear Your Best Joke

Looking for a safe place to exercise your Catholic humor? In honor of Pope Francis’s first visit to the United States, the Pontifical Mission Societies has launched a campaign called “Joke […]

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