December 4, 2018

Disruption in an Age of Disaffiliation

By Andrea D. Chavez-Kopp In the world of business and technology, disruption is often celebrated as an unavoidable evolution due to innovation and consumer-focused responsiveness. Companies […]
October 24, 2018

Going, Going, Gone and the Implications for Catholic Schools

John Vitek, President and CEO of St. Mary’s Press, addressed Catholic school superintendents from across the country Oct. 23 at the Catholic Leadership Summit in Jacksonville, […]
October 22, 2018

The Shared Table

(In this week’s blog, Richard E. McCarron responds to an earlier blog, This Dinner Party Nourishes Lives after Loss.  McCarron is associate professor of liturgy at Catholic […]
October 9, 2018

Pope to Synod on Young People: Dream, Hope, Accompany, Listen

The Synod of Bishops on Young People is now underway at the Vatican. This as young people in growing numbers are stepping away from the Catholic […]
September 17, 2018

Religion Might Learn Something from Business

In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Nikhil Deogun, SVP/Editor-in-Chief at CNBC, reflected on the changing role of modern corporations. Institutional religions, including the Catholic Church, […]
August 30, 2018

Parish Place to Engage Young People, Says Expert

As young adults disaffiliate from the Catholic Church—and institutional religion in general—at an accelerating rate, they often seek out other places they see as providing the […]
July 20, 2018

Millennials Seeking, Creating Alternative Communities

Young adults who disaffiliate from the Catholic Church, or religion in general, typically might be described as thoughtful, caring, community-minded, and principled, vitally engaged in seeking […]
June 7, 2018

Andrea Syverson Left the Church but Not Her Faith

In her book Alter Girl: Walking Away From Religion Into the Heart of Faith (Group Publishing, Inc., 2017), Andrea Syverson chronicles her journey from committed Catholic […]

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