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June 24, 2016

Cornerstone Retreats

Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River, NJ, has witnessed firsthand the power of well-designed retreats to attract, engage, and transform members of its community. For the past thirty-five years, Presentation has hosted multiple Cornerstone...

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June 24, 2016

Small Groups: Room for God

Life is better connected. As a result, many parishes are finding their way toward small groups. Rev. Erik Arnold, Pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Parish in Ellicott City, MD, describes their church...

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June 24, 2016

ALPHA

“ALPHA, stands for a beginning,” says Ron Huntley, Director of Pastoral Ministries at St. Benedict’s Parish in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Both Ron and Father James Mallon, pastor of St. Benedict’s, ...

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June 9, 2014

5 Discoveries about Small Groups

One parish having extraordinary success with its small groups is Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth, Michigan. We spoke with its pastor, Fr. John Riccardo, and took away several insights about the purpose an...

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