June 25, 2019

Is Our Worship Beautiful?

Google “most beautiful places of worship” and you’ll get some stunning examples of architecture, from churches to temples to mosques. But what makes a place of […]
April 16, 2019

Speaking from the Deep Well of One’s Being

By Ellen B. Koneck When I first read Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation Among Young Catholics in the fall of 2017, the detail that […]
March 26, 2019

Church Called To Be Midwife

Note: Christiana Rice, coauthor with Michael Frost of To Alter Your World: Partnering with God to Rebirth Our Communities (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2017), participated […]
March 12, 2019

The Ministry of Two Chairs and a Listening Heart

A nonprofit in San Francisco has found an interesting facilities model for its efforts to nurture human connection and build community. Two chairs and a city […]
February 5, 2019

4 Millennial Stereotypes We Must Better Understand

By John Poitevent (Used with permission of Parish Catalyst, Jan. 3, 2019) Since our founding, Parish Catalyst has been focused on helping parishes reach emerging generations. […]
January 15, 2019

We All Need a Good Place to Ask Questions

Often emerging from conversations with those who have chosen to disaffiliate from the Catholic Church is the observation, call it a complaint, from disaffiliates that growing […]
January 10, 2019

Podcast Explores Disaffiliation and Catholic Culture

Disaffiliation and Catholic culture was the subject of a recent podcast by Catholic School Matters Radio Hour. Among those interviewed was John Vitek, president and CEO […]
December 17, 2018

Santa Clara Symposium Explores Disaffiliation Research

A symposium prior to the start of the Santa Clara Faith Formation Conference discussed findings from the St. Mary’s Press research report on the disaffiliation of […]
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 […]

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