Frequently asked questions about Grow+Go
What is the concept behind Grow+Go and how will it benefit parishioners?
Grow+Go Digital Content is designed to help parishioners understand what it means to be an evangelizing disciple of Christ. Using the Sunday Scriptures as the basis for reflection, Grow+Go offers insight into how parishioners can more fully GROW as disciples and then GO evangelize, fulfilling Christ's Great Commission to "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19) The concept behind the weekly series is to make discipleship and evangelization simple, concrete and relatable.
What do you mean by "GROW as a disciple"?
When we talk about growing as a disciple, we focus on four crucial habits that every disciple must do to follow Christ Jesus — prayer, study, engagement, and service. Specifically, Grow+Go content will promote:
What do you mean by "GO evangelize"?
When we talk about evangelizing, we focus on four ways in which individuals can help others to follow Christ Jesus — intercessory prayer, invitation, witness, and accompaniment . Specifically, Grow+Go content will promote these behaviors:
Is Grow+Go a program?
Grow+Go is not a program; it's a resource meant to educate, engage, and inspire parishioners through bulletin content that can also be used across all parish communications platforms. Grow+Go supports parishioners in their discipleship journeys so that they can be inspired to become more fully engaged with programs at the parish.
Who writes the content? How is it vetted?
FAITH Catholic's staff writers and editors create the content under the byline The Faithful Disciple. All content is fully reviewed by our staff theologian. FAITH Catholic is committed to proclaiming faithfully the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in fidelity to the magisterium of the Catholic Church.
How should we introduce Grow+Go to our parish?
Subscribers to Grow+Go have access to introductory materials on the subscriber content site, including a ready-to-print/post introduction to Grow+Go for parishioners, downloadable posters to put in parish gathering spaces, and suggestions for how to use the content across all platforms.
Can I use this content with Publisher? Pagemaker? Adobe Suite? Other design programs?
Absolutely! You can use Grow+Go Digital Content in any design program or any website platform. The content is available in both pdf and .jpg formats, so you can drag and drop it into your bulletin design, upload to a page on your website, or print out as a handout or bulletin insert.
What is FAITH Catholic?
FAITH Catholic is America's largest publisher of Catholic magazines. We are a nonprofit corporation sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Lansing, established to serve the Church. Our mission is to connect people with Jesus and his Church.