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Parish Evangelization
Your Parish Probably Has Too Many Programs
1/13/2020

Just because your parish is busy doesn't mean it's thriving. In fact, your parish might not even be fulfilling its mission, despite all the programs and events.

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Light of the World Parish Retreat
Get More People to Sign Up for Your Retreat with These 5 Insightful Tips
1/9/2020

One of our biggest concerns when holding a Light of the World Retreat is whether we can get the attendance we're looking for. So here are some helpful tips to get more people on your retreat... and what to do if you're having trouble.

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Evangelization
Evangelization Doesn't Look the Same for Everybody
1/7/2020

You may be tempted to feel like only certain types of "special" Catholics are able to evangelize. But the Lord uses our own personalities and temperaments to help lead people to Himself. Turns out you can evangelize after all. It just looks different.

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Parish Evangelization
The Church Doesn't Have a Mission, the Mission Has a Church
12/17/2019

Your committees don't come up with the mission of your parish. God already set that in stone long ago. Every parish's mission is and ever will be to bring souls back to Himself.

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Parish Evangelization
How to Schedule Parish Events to Get Good Attendance
12/13/2019

Your parish has great events, but it can be really discouraging when so few people show up. Here are a few things to keep in mind next time you plan a parish event.

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Evangelization
Why Is Evangelization So Hard?
12/10/2019

Whether it's justified fears or irrational ones, we Catholics are usually just not used to evangelizing. It's hard. So where do we start?

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Evangelization
4 Simple Tips from Mister Rogers to Make You a Better Evangelizer
12/9/2019

Mister Rogers was an inspiration to millions of people. But did you know he was a gifted evangelizer? We have much we can learn from him.

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Ministry News & Updates
Stewards of a Great Gift: Appeal Video
12/2/2019

Will you help us continue to bring this great gift to parishes? Donate today to help us reach our goal of $50,000 by December 31st. We have a $20,000 matching program, thanks to some generous donors, so your donation doubles when you give!

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Parish Evangelization
The Engine of a Parish Evangelization Process
11/26/2019

The driving force behind all our parish evangelization efforts should be a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. The Light of the World Retreat provides an encounter "engine" that powers the rest of a parish evangelization process.

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Ministry News & Updates
Stewards of a Great Gift: 2019 Year-End Appeal Letter
11/7/2019

When you partner with us by donating to Light of the World Evangelization Ministries, you also become a steward of a great gift to the Church.

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Evangelization
Why Building Relationships and Trust Is Crucial in Evangelization
11/7/2019

A recent Pew Research Center survey confirms the effectiveness of pre-evangelization and building trust before planting the seeds of the Gospel.

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Evangelization
Evangelization With Spark Plugs and Telemarketers
11/5/2019

Fr. Bakkelund has a few personal evangelization tricks up his sleeve. They may seem a little unconventional, but evangelization usually feels awkward at first, no matter how you do it.

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