The Importance of Our Catholic Schools
Did you know that since 1990 more than 400 new Catholic schools have opened in the United States? Unfortunately, during that same period there’s been a net loss of more… Read More
Faith & Hope Amidst Pastoral Planning
By now, you’ve probably heard about the Journey of Faith. This is the archdiocese’s name for pastoral planning, the process by which a diocese tries to properly allocate its resources… Read More
Why go it alone when you can Live Lent Together?
I’ve told you before that I’m convinced small faith sharing groups will bring renewal to our Church. One of my favorite ways to get small groups started in a parish… Read More
Ministering to Young Mothers
In the world of evangelization, there is a lot of talk about how to reach families because the young family is often the most underserved demographic of our parishes. But… Read More
The Gifts in Everyone
Have you ever noticed that the unique story of one person can highlight a universal truth about humanity? I often ponder how the Lord uses the story of someone who… Read More
Getting the Most Out of Mass
I’m trying something new. My team and I have the privilege of working with leaders in parishes as they discern how to move their parish culture toward mission. This has… Read More
Pray for Your Priests!
If you’ve had a chance to check out the Journey of Faith, you know there are many reasons we’ve entered a season of restructuring in our diocese. One of these reasons… Read More
The Gospel Changes Everything!
Whatever your ministry, whatever your background, I’m confident that today’s episode is for you. I’m confident because it is about the Gospel, and I’ve seen first-hand the power of the… Read More
The victory is ours; through Jesus, the battle is won! (1 Corinthians 15:57) I know this to be true, but does it ever feel like the battle for your own… Read More
Healthy Families: The Key to Evangelization
JPII once said in a homily “As the family goes…so goes the whole world in which we live.” As I continue to beat the drum for missional communities, I’d like… Read More
How to find time and organize your life
The conversation today might at first feel like a niche topic. I talk to Fr. Tom Fangman about how he learned to let go and start working with an administrative… Read More