Would you like to spend an hour with an expert on how to build a vibrant parish? Our webinars feature one hour conversations with practitioners and experts, focused on topics relevant to making Dynamic Disciples. These are a great opportunity for staff development and equipping volunteer leaders. Each webinar concludes with live Q&A. See upcoming topics or register to view all of our previous webinars below.

Upcoming Webinars

All webinars begin at 11am Pacific/12pm Mountain/1pm Central/2pm Eastern
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Re:Think Advent & Christmas 2020: Tuesday, October 27th  11am PDT, 1pm CDT, 2pm EDT
This Advent and Christmas will be like no other. However, this is the perfect opportunity to re-engage with parishioners. How will you connect with them, both online and onsite? Get fresh ideas from parishes around the country as well as best practices for streaming and socially distanced public mass.


Previous Webinars

To view previous webinars, simply register by clicking HERE. You will gain access to all webinars and resources.


What are Virtual Learning Communities?
A Parish Catalyst/RENEW Virtual Learning Community brings parish leaders together to learn, collaborate and create a strategic plan for parish renewal. Watch this webinar to hear first-hand from parish leaders who have experienced growth and renewal through a Parish Catalyst Learning Community.

Stay the Course!
In an ever changing crisis, we must stay on mission. Learn keys to keeping your staff and parishioners focused on the mission of making disciples, as well as creative ways that pastors around the country are connecting with their parishioners.

ReOpening the Parish – Part 2
We continue our conversation with parish leaders around the country and hear what they are learning as they reopen for public mass. What’s working, what’s not and what’s next?

ReOpening the Parish – A National Conversation (Part 1)
Hear how parish leaders around the country are approaching the challenges of reopening. Every diocese will be different, but we can learn from how other leaders are navigating this complex issue.

From Crisis to Calling : How will we make disciples as we move ahead?
How we connect has changed, but our calling remains the same. Learn how parishes are using new models and methods to engage parishioners and make disciples in the online environment. Topics include leading staff online, virtual small groups and creative ways to minister through social media.

Re:Imagine Easter Online
How will you reimagine Easter online this year? Join us to discuss how to better engage with people through your online Holy Week and Easter Mass. Hear creative solutions for communications, family liturgy and online giving.

The COVID 19 Crisis : Live Streaming Best Practices and Technology
Learn from parish leaders and experts around the country: innovative ideas for live streaming mass, online giving and digital discipleship.

Staff Health and Harmony
Learn how to develop a healthy staff culture, where people grow as disciples while working together toward a common vision. Topics covered include: Leading from a healthy soul, avoiding burnout, staff discipleship, communication and unity.

Reawaken Your Parish @ Lent
From Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday we have an amazing opportunity to reach people who are not regularly engaged in parish life. How can we better use this holy season to connect with people and stir spiritual awakening?

Growing Volunteers
Our parishes and ministries run on volunteers, but typically a small group of people do the majority of the work. Learn how to engage more people in serving, while making the volunteer experience more fulfilling.

Generosity and Giving:
Do a small percentage of your parishioners do the majority of the giving? Do most people seem to give out of obligation, rather than heartfelt generosity? Learn how you can create a culture of generous giving that meets every need for your mission.

Making Dynamic Disciples
Great Catholic parishes foster spiritual maturity in their parishioners. We also call this dynamic discipleship. Learn how to more intentionally and effectively help people grow in their faith as disciples of Jesus.

Excel on Sundays:
Great Catholic parishes excel on Sunday. For most of your parishioners, and almost all of your visitors, this is the only time that they encounter your parish. In this webinar we will look at every aspect of the weekend experience, from the parking lot to the pews.

Everyday Evangelization:
We are all called to share our faith, but for many it is a difficult, even scary task. This webinar will share some great tools and ideas for equipping disciples for everyday evangelization.

Between the Sacraments:
Do you struggle to keep families involved in parish life after a sacrament? Learn from other leaders that are finding success in helping families engage in Parish life between the Sacraments.

Leadership Development:
Great Catholic Parishes practice shared leadership. Learn how to better identify, invite, develop and deploy leaders who inspire renewal.

Extraordinary Hospitality:
Learn best practices and ideas to ensure that every visitor to your parish has an unforgettable experience. Featuring Maryanne Russell – St. Brigid Parish, San Diego, California.

Multi-Cultural Parishes:
Leading a multi-cultural parish has unique challenges and opportunities. We discuss his research, best practices and new ideas for making disciples in a multi-cultural environment. Featuring Dr. Brett Hoover – Author of “The Shared Parish”.

Communication & Technology:
How to use websites, social media and email blasts more effectively to make disciples. 
Featuring Dan Rogers, Creative Director – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Millennials, “Nones” and the Next Gen:
Better understand emerging generations and effective strategies for reaching them. Featuring St. Mary’s Press CEO, John Vitek, author of “Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation of Young Catholics”.

Extraordinary Easter Hospitality:
What if those who only come to mass a few times a year had such a great experience that they wanted to come back? Gain vision and practical tools for connecting with Easter and Ash Wednesday only Catholics. Featuring Deacon Chris Hulbert – St. Brigid Parish, San Diego, California.

Thriving Small Groups:
Gain vision and learn practical steps to developing thriving small groups at your parish. Sister Terry Rickard from Renew International joins us to share Six Key Principles for Growing a Small Groups Ministry.