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Are Catholic Schools Worth the Cost?
Dr. Ashton, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, and I are known for our impassioned conversations, and nothing gets our blood boiling quite like the subject of school tuition. Yes, school tuition.… Read More
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EquipCast 16: Not a 'How to' but a 'Who through' - The Holy Spirit on Mission
We are living in a unique moment in Church history, the transition into a post-Christendom era. It is disorienting and new. While the mission of the Church has not shifted,… Read More
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EquipCast 15: Digital Church
One thing is for sure, the digital church is not going away. Many have tasted its potential and while our buildings begin to open up, our online churches should not… Read More
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Digital Church: It's Not Going Away
By Fr. Jeff Lorig, Pastoral Services I’ve spoken to a few pastors, follow more than two dozen parishes on Facebook, and subscribe to a couple of parish Flocknote lists. I… Read More
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EquipCast 14: Church Money - Raising Givers
As a young associate, Fr. Lorig asked Fr. (now Bishop) Hanefeldt, “As a priest, am I supposed to tithe?” Fr. Hanefeldt responded, “You know? The more I give, the more… Read More
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EquipCast 13: Five Myths of Evangelization
Evangelization has been a buzzword in the Church for the past few decades, but many of us still don’t know what it means. It conjures up images of knocking on… Read More
Culture of Generosity
ChurchMoney: Raising Givers
By Fr. Jeff Lorig, Pastoral Services I once said to the Archbishop that it doesn’t take money to spread the Gospel. I think I’m wrong or at least only a… Read More
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EquipCast 12: The Ideal Parishioner
Sometimes the consumer culture of the United States creeps into our parish life. When this happens, the ideal parishioner becomes the loyal customer who shows up to all the events… Read More
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EquipCast 11: Don't Be a Hero. Be a Hero Maker!
Doing leadership doesn’t mean doing everything, and delegation doesn’t mean giving away tasks. Leadership means giving your superpowers to someone else. Get EquipCast in your podcast app Hosts Fr. Jeff… Read More
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EquipCast 10: Why Best Practices aren't the Best
Everyone is crazy about best practices. Conventional wisdom says if you want to be successful at anything, particularly in ministry, you need to implement best practices, but they don’t always… Read More
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EquipCast 9: Post Virus Hopes
Most of us realize that everything we’re going through now will probably have long term effects on the culture and the Church. What hopes do you have for the Church… Read More