Why Alpha?

Alpha is a tool for the New Evangelization that is being used by thousands of Catholic parishes in over 70 countries around the world. Alpha creates an environment and opportunity for an encounter with Jesus. As Pope Francis likes to say, it's a chance for "Jesus to find them.”

Looking for a bit more information?  Read this short guide - "Running Alpha in the Context of Your Catholic Church"

Catholic Context Videos

Alpha works in any context, even at a Catholic church. watch and see what Bishop Michael J. Byrnes has to about Alpha. 

Intro to Alpha - Catholic Context Booklet - 2016 Edition

This informational booklet offers an overview of Alpha, describes how it can work within the parish, gives personal testimonies from guests and priests, lists endorsements from influential Catholic Church leaders, and answers some frequently asked questions about how to start running Alpha. It's an excellent resource for any parish leader or member who is considering running Alpha within a Catholic context.


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Alpha Builder

Looking to run Alpha?  Ready to run Alpha?  Alpha Builder is a place where you can do both!  Preview all the videos and training content (watermarked) for free - all we ask is for your name and email.  

Once you're ready to run your Alpha, log in to Alpha Builder and create your course!  From there you can get all the digital content needed to run Alpha - all the digital videos, training guides, and web resources are available - absolutely free!  You can even promote your course online, and potential guests can look for your Alpha at