Dynamic Parish Welcome – Good Shepherd

Dear Parishioners,

A couple of months ago, I was contacted about a new initiative of Dynamic Catholic. Some of you may you know Dynamic Catholic through the books or events We’ve given out on Christmas and Easter featuring its founder Matthew Kelly. Dynamic Catholic has been around for ten years and they’ve spent the majority of that time researching and developing resources that help people rediscover the genius of Catholicism.

Dynamic Catholic is now launching something new called Dynamic Parish. Dynamic Parish is an effort to help every parish in America not just survive, but thrive – to truly become a dynamic parish. When I met with the team at Dynamic Catholic, they made our parish an offer they would only extend to 19 other parishes in the country. In exchange for being a part of a five-year pilot study, Dynamic Catholic would provide about a million dollars of world-class resources in books, programs, parish “best-practices,” and regular consulting and coaching for our parish leadership team.

After discussing it with members of our staff, I said yes. I said yes, because I believe our future at Good Shepherd Parish can be bigger than our past. I said yes, because I hope that this parish can become everything God intends it to be. I said yes because I know that alone we can accomplish little, but together, with God’s grace, there is almost no height we cannot reach.

If you missed the information shared at Mass, please visit the parish website to view the video message from Dynamic Catholic’s Matthew Kelly and a link to a booklet for parishioners which describes the program.

(Rev. Msgr.) Christopher H. Nalty

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