Advent starts Sunday. Rejoice! And to help prepare, we’ve created an Advent series for you and your family! In this first week of the Advent… Read More »Advent Week 1: Lighting the Way for Hope
I mentioned earlier this month that my organization, Prenger Solutions Group, ran a nationwide research project with parishes that use the eCatholic web hosting platform.… Read More »How to Grow Your Parish’s Social Media Following
Last autumn, my organization, Prenger Solutions Group, was approached by the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan. The Diocese wanted to see what would happen if we… Read More »Doubling Your Year-End Giving? Is That Even Possible?
In my 20 years as a Catholic development professional, I’ve seen dozens upon dozens of parish communications plans. However, these plans often become rote or… Read More »Follow the 8:1 Communications Rule at your Parish
In 2018, my organization, Prenger Solutions Group, ran a nationwide research project with parishes that use the eCatholic web hosting platform. We sent a 40+… Read More »Parishes that Post Daily on Facebook Report 44% Higher Household Giving
“Christ has no body now on earth but yours.” St. Teresa of Avila Sometimes our parish stewardship efforts focus primarily on getting parishioners to sign… Read More »Understanding Stewardship through the Bishops’ Pastoral Letter
“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied Grace” 1 Peter 4:10 I was… Read More »Teaching Stewardship as We Approach Advent Season
Growth and engagement are both goals for most parishes. However, you can’t build either without connecting with your parishioners. And you can’t connect with your… Read More »Conduct a Parish Census with PDS Church Office