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Fall Into an Organized Communication Plan

By |September 22nd, 2022|Blog|

Fall Into an Organized Communication Plan Sip your pumpkin spice while you clean up your communication techniques How is it possible that it’s already mid-September? Children are back to school and the pews are filling back up. Fall is the perfect time to reflect and regroup as we head into some of the busiest times [...]

Congratulations to the Diocese of Memphis!!!

By |September 22nd, 2022|Blog|

Congratulations to the Diocese of Memphis in raising over $25 million on a goal of $22 million (114% of goal) with 3 parishes still to go for parish/mission projects, The Catholic Foundation of West Tennessee Endowments and the 2022 Annual Appeal.

Many Languages, One Church

By |August 29th, 2022|Blog|

Many Languages, One Church Multicultural Engagement is Paramount for Our Church Family The face of the Church is ever changing and ever evolving. One thing that doesn't change is our parish as our home and our fellow parishioners as our family. But what happens when members of our family speak different languages? How do we [...]

The Church is Growing and Expanding in Lakewood Ranch, Florida!

By |August 5th, 2022|Blog|

Congratulations to Our Lady of Angels, Lakewood Ranch, Florida for raising $4,800,000 for a new Activity Center, Rectory and Cross Bell Tower. Over 1/3 of the parish has participated to date, which is an incredible response to a capital campaign for a parish of it's size. #fundraising #catholichurch #philanthropy #guidanceingiving #dioceseofvenice #building

Congratulations Mike Cusack on your retirement!

By |August 2nd, 2022|Blog|

Heraclitus famously said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” And after 25 years of successfully serving the Catholic church, Guidance in Giving is embracing change. We are saddened to announce the retirement of Michael Cusack, founding partner and CEO. We know his driving force and leadership will be missed, but we also know he has [...]

Fighting the Summer Slump

By |June 21st, 2022|Blog|

A Plan for Increased Engagement Ah, Summer. Vacations, BBQ, Family, Friends. But what about Mass? Every summer, we see a decline in Mass attendance. It is a fact of life that our parishioners, well, have a life. And that life often takes them outside our walls for some or all of the summer months. While [...]

Create, Don’t Translate

By |February 9th, 2022|Blog|

Fundraising is not a simple math equation. Especially when discussing fundraising within a culturally diverse community. Whereas math is applied universally, language is NOT. So, why is it that parishes and dioceses continue to translate their materials and information word for word?   For decades we have seen parishes translate messaging and homilies practically word [...]