Round Up: Holy Week at Home Resources
Liturgical Press Holy Week at Home is a resource for individual and family prayer. While not intended to replace Holy Week liturgies, these prayers allow for ritual experiences when public celebration…Read More
I’ve been doing remote ministry for 6 years. Here’s what you need to know.
By Julie Rose, Ministry Specialist As a ministry specialist with The Evangelical Catholic, I serve ministries remotely by coaching and training an on-the-ground Point Person who in turn trains people…Read More
Best Practice: InterVarsity’s Online Ministry Page
Check out InterVarsity’s Ministering Online through COVID-19 page. It has an inspiring message, basic Zoom tutorials, as well as webinars and outlines for leader gatherings and small group meetings. We’ve…Read More
Best Practice: Simple, Personal Outreach Goes a Long Way
By Andre Lesperance, Senior Ministry Consultant The other day I got an eight-word text from a priest I know named Fr. Patrick. I would consider Fr. Patrick a friendly acquaintance—not…Read More
Best Practice: Offertory during Simulcast Mass
We love the way the Duke Catholic Center is live streaming their Sunday Masses. They are well done with high-quality videos and multiple angles to hold the audience’s attention. Even…Read More
10 Tips for Better Conversation
Below are some tips for improving our conversational skills, which strengthen our relationships and help us to eventually hear the faith stories of our friends. Prompting conversation and listening well…Read More
5 Tips for Motivating Change
For most new disciples, following Jesus inspires changes in habits and attitudes as we conform ourselves to Christ. If you are meeting with someone regularly to establish them in their…Read More
Why Make Disciples One-on-One?
Changes in society, religious education, family, and the Church require that what happened organically within thick social/cultural settings of an earlier age (perhaps) now must be done deliberately. Even practicing…Read More
Launching a Small Group Discussion
Before you start asking your small group any of the three types of questions, help the group warm up by planning a launching discussion. The general goal of the small…Read More
One-Time Conversion or Ongoing Transformation?
As Catholics we sometimes recoil at this kind of talk. Our experience grounds us in a more communal, sacramental, and gradual process of initiation rites and sanctification, beginning at baptism…Read More