A New Catholic Approach

Connecting vibrant pastoral teams in a unique process that accelerates parish vitality and growth

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Our Process


We identify pastors from across the country who have demonstrated creative leadership skills and who are eager to grow their parishes in innovative ways.


We invite pastors and key members of their pastoral teams to join a Parish Catalyst Learning Community.


We ignite the imaginations and plans of pastoral teams in a unique process of collaborative learning, which challenges them to stretch their visions of ministry beyond the current strategies in play at their parishes

Our Blog

  • Transition — Terrifying or Transfiguring?

    Transition for pastors, as it was for Peter, James and his brother John can be both terrifying and transfiguring, anxiety producing and adventuresome for both pastor and parishioner....

  • Pastor Transition

    The greatest asset of that first meeting was three days with my successor to work on nothing but St. Catherine’s. Part of the value was simply a to do a somewhat structured brain-dump of what had oc...

  • Moving Into a New Parish

    You get the news that you’re moving, you pack your things up, you begin to settle in, and what struck me especially, within a few weeks or so after officially becoming pastor, was that there is more...

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Los Angeles, CA 90025