It seems these days that every time we open a magazine or read an online article there is more bad news about Catholics leaving the Church. Last week, the Catholic News Agency reported the results of a CARA study about why young people leave the Church. Of the 214 former Catholics interviewed for the study, […]
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I freely admit that I am not the world’s biggest Beatles fan. However, over the last few months, the refrain from their song “Come Together” has been echoing in my mind. I like to imagine Jesus singing it over and over to us as we try to figure out how we can make pastoral planning […]
Corresponds to Question 42 of the survey. Recently, my brother and his family came for an overnight visit that, even though it was short, inevitably brought out my latent desire to be the “hostess with the mostess.” So, just before they arrived, I found myself stocking the bathrooms with clean towels and plenty of toilet paper, […]
Corresponds to questions 3, 4, 5, 9, and 10 of the survey. When a task’s so daunting I don’t know how to tackle it, I remember the riddle: Q. “How do you eat an elephant?” A. “One bite at a time.” When trying to tackle the Be Missionary Disciples parish survey results, recently received by pastors […]