This week I’m featuring three pretty incredible stories about how parishes are being creative. The Basilica of Ste. Anne celebrated the diversity of the Archdiocese of Detroit by featuring different cultures during their annual novena. St. Damien of Molokai didn’t let Covid-19 get in the way of their new Welcome Ministry. St. Joseph converted their annual festival to a drive-thru to keep social distancing practices in order. What has your parish done? Can you hit reply and share a story with me?
When we say "let's celebrate our diversity" what might that look like? I saw an article from Detroit Catholic that paints a beautiful picture I just had to share! St. Anne, Pray for Us!…Read More
Welcome Ministry Initiative
I’ve been working with a recently merged parish in the Archdiocese of Hartford for the past year and wanted to share their new Welcome Ministry Initiative with you today. It began as a seed in the mind of one of their new parishioners who received a bulletin, envelopes, and a simple letter from the pastor upon registration and is now a full blown ministry (even in the midst of Covid-19) to welcome parishioners. ...Read More
It Looks Different
How does a parish have a festival in the midst of a global pandemic? St. Joseph in Summit Hill, PA, figured it out this summer. Cars lined the streets as they waited to order their favorite dishes at their 86th annual parish festival. …Read More
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