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5 Things to Know about Pope Francis’ Visit to Philly

Pope Francis’ two-day stop in Philadelphia may garner more attention in the city than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is projected to be one of the largest events […]

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Evangelizing with Joy

One of the most effective ways to evangelize is not preaching hellfire and brimstone all the time (although there is a place for that) but to watch for conversations and […]

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What Woman Theologians Have Done for the Church

Catholic women theologians have helped form both lay and ordained church leaders’ understanding of liturgy, scripture, ethics, pastoral ministry, spirituality, faith formation, theology, and the church itself. This means that […]

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Pope Francis

Free Encyclical Resource Kit

 Following the release of Pope Francis’ Encyclical last month, Catholic Climate  Covenant and Interfaith Power and Light have teamed up to bring you an encyclical  resource kit to help educate, engage, and […]

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The Mass

Why the Catholic Mass is the Center of All Things

The natural human response to hatred is revenge and war. The natural human response is to fight back. An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth. The other response […]

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Want to preach the Gospel effectively? Be welcoming, Pope says

In the final homily of his trip to South America Pope Francis said that a key aspect of Christian spirituality and evangelization is to have a welcoming attitude toward others, […]

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5 Questions to Ask Why Your Church isn’t Growing

Growth is a sign of life. Of course, weeds also grow, so it’s important that your church cultivates healthy growth. Whether your congregation is large or small, affluent or financially […]

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Saintly cities

Vacation Guide to Saintly U.S. Cities

Are you overwhelmed planning your annual summer vacation? We’ve narrowed down the list of places to visit to the best spots in the U.S. of A. with saintly names. Take […]

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Refurbished Computers

Refurbished Computers & Laptops for Churches

Many churches and faith based organizations find themselves in need of computers to complete their work, but without the budget to buy equipment. InterConnection’s online store allows churches to buy computers at a […]

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Want to Practice Good Stewardship? Seek Opportunities to Show Hospitality

Hospitality is an important issue of stewardship. In fact, opening up the home to invite others in can actually be one of the most practical ways to practice good stewardship. […]

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Charleston Cover

Heartache and Hope in the Aftermath of Charleston

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston on June 17th, LPi created a complimentary bulletin cover and prayer card to encourage prayers and […]

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Original and Redesigned Bulletin

Evangelize Your Parish In All Your Communications

St. John Vianney Catholic Parish is a welcoming Catholic faith community with a dedication to lifelong faith formation of its parishioners. It has numerous ministries, an active school and parish […]

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