Evangelization

Growth Through Evangelism

It doesn't really matter if your parish has more baptisms than funerals in a given year, your parish is still in numerical decline. Evangelism can change that. Read More…
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Growth Through Ministry

Today we live in the culture of "ME". Parish growth, personal spiritual growth, and reversing focus on self can be accomplished through ministry; that is, learning how to love others as Jesus loves us through the seven corporal works of mercy… especially during this Year of Mercy. Read More…
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Parish Growth Through Worship

Our separated brethren understand their churches grow the most through the way they worship, yet we seem to miss the boat on this one. Unlike our separated brethren, we alone have the actual presence of Jesus and the perpetuation of the fulfillment of the Old Covenant. Why are we missing out? Read More…
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Parish Growth via Fellowship & Discipleship

There are five elements all growing parishes have in common. In this post we'll take a look at the first two. Read More…
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The Things Protestants Can Teach Us

Sometimes a parish priest just has to scratch his head and wonder why there are so many growing Protestant churches while we seem to be in a constant state of decline. This introductory post in a lengthy series of posts will begin to answer some of your concerns. Read More…
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Why are They Catholic?

The latest Pew Research Center figures cause us to wonder why 40% of "Catholics" even bother to consider themselves Catholic. Read More…
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Cardinal Burke on Catechesis

In a recent interview with Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, I asked him about the quality of catechesis in the Church today. Read More…
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