Parish & Ministry Resources
Welcome, clergy and ministry leaders! Here are a few of my most popularly requested articles by parishes, dioceses, and ministry groups for reprint. Please feel free to use the articles below as bulletin inserts, printables for a ministry gathering, or in diocesan newsletters. I hope, in some small way, it will help to inspire and strengthen the faith of families in your church community!
All PDFs are in black and white for easy printing and may not be altered in anyway. God bless you and your ministry to the Church! Not for online reprint.
5 THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR CATHOLIC CHILD(REN) EVERY DAY
5 things you can do with your kids every day to help make faith a more integral part of their lives and to strengthen their connection to Jesus and to you
3 CHRIST-LIKE PARENTING STRATEGIES
Basic, yet powerful Christ-like parenting strategies to be reminded of the simple steps we need to take to be better parents to the beautiful children God has given us
HUSBANDS AND DADS: DO YOU HAVE THESE 5 TRAITS OF A “SPIRITUAL HEAD?”
Men are called to demonstrate Christ’s love for the Church within their families in a special way. So what are some traits of a strong spiritual head of a family?
WIVES AND MOMS: DO YOU HAVE THESE 5 TRAITS OF A “SPIRITUAL HEART?”
Many lay men and women, priests and religious point to their mother’s faith as an anchor in their own spiritual journey. Among strong spiritual hearts are found some beautiful, feminine aspects of spiritual leadership
PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, AND GODPARENTS: ARE YOU PRAYING FOR YOUR YOUNG ONES?
Allow these simple prayer guides and journals to give you the motivation and tools you need to make praying for your children, grandchildren, or godchildren a priority this year — and always
10 MASS TIPS FOR CATHOLIC FAMILIES
The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith, and Mass is really the pinnacle experience of Catholic culture that we engage in every week as a family; here are some strategies for making the most of Mass as a family
HOW TO CELEBRATE A FEAST DAY
If you aren’t already celebrating feast days on your own or at home with your family, here are some quick hacks and tips to get you started
7 ROSARY TIPS FOR CATHOLIC FAMILIES
Want to pray the Rosary as a family? Here are some helpful strategies taken from the advice of Fr. Basil Cole, O.P., which have proven to be useful in giving the Rosary a more regular place in our family life
Check out: Design Your Family Mission Workshop
Make sure you check out the Design Your Family Mission Workshop! It’s an excellent mini-course for the families in your parish, the couples in your marriage enrichment group, or the men and women in the moms group or mens group at your church. Read more about the workshop here and contact me at email@example.com for a group all-access pass.
Head & Heart: Becoming Spiritual Leaders for Your Family
If your parish isn’t reading Head & Heart: Becoming Spiritual Leaders for Your Family, inquire about parish order discounts from Emmaus Road Publishing here! You can also find supplemental resources for the book here. Head & Heart is a great book for marriage prep couples, marriage enrichment ministry, and men’s and women’s groups.