Vibrant Parish Toolkit

Celebrating the True Meaning of Christmas

From the wooden figures of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph lovingly crafted and farm animals displayed around the manger to the Wise Men who make their appearance in January, it all connects. Their Christmas story should be our Christmas story — a story of saying yes to God.

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Giving Thanks All Year Long

Thanksgiving may come just one day in 365, but the habit of gratitude can last all year! How does your vibrant parish foster thankfulness?

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Why Your Staff Should Share Calendars

As your staff members plan their days and track their time, having work-related data accessible in a shared calendar can be helpful. Going digital means you’re not limited to someone’s in-office presence to know their schedule.

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Using Giving Tuesday to Jump-Start Parish Giving

Think of Giving Tuesday as a way to jump-start the “spirit of stewardship” at your parish. Most parishioners know the importance of tithing but not all of them are aware of the many ways in which to do so.

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The Importance of Staff Retreats

It’s so important for parish staff as a whole to get away from the many tasks that come from running a faith community. That is why a parish retreat is so vital to the well-being of your staff — mind, body, and soul.

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Catholic Tips for Halloween

Halloween isn’t something to avoid, but instead something to celebrate! How do you get creative in remembering the reason for the season?

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6 Ideas for Back-to-School Outreach

 Whether or not your parish has a school, this is a great time of year for evangelization and stewardship. How can you think outside the box to support education and engage a new generation of disciples?

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Fostering a Giving Community

Incorporating your online giving vision into your social media presence is a surefire way to foster a reliable source of compassion, advocacy and generosity. But how do you bring your causes to the forefront without overwhelming your followers?

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Let Your Light Shine

It is our mission to equip the baptized with the tools needed to let their lights shine even brighter. Do not be discouraged, Church! Instead, shine, shine, SHINE!

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7 Secrets to Highly Effective Committees

With so many parishes relying on volunteers and parishioner expertise, committees are inevitable realities. What does it take to make committees work and work well?

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LPi’s Free Art Featured Collections are Here!

Utilizing eye-catching and relevant artwork is a sure-fire way to draw readers in to the quality content you’ve created, but sourcing it on a weekly basis can be rather time consuming. We’d like to help.

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Church Digital Outreach

Digital Outreach to Digital Immigrants

Your church’s tech adoption becomes the key to unlocking the next generation of disciples. But what if technology was for everyone?

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