March 15, 2019

New York Gathering Reviews Disaffiliation Study Findings

Seeking to identify “points of hopefulness,” archdiocesan leaders met at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan for a gathering called “Conversation About Young Catholics Leaving […]
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 […]
March 5, 2019

Get Out of the Church

Churches, Like Libraries, Need to Take Services to Teens Churches and libraries have a few things in common. Both are traditional institutions serving a local community. […]
February 26, 2019

Teenage Religiousness in Finland Sounds Familiar

“What do we know about teenagers’ religiousness?” That question is explored in a study conducted in Finland and reported in the international journal Education Inquiry (Sept. […]
February 19, 2019

Are Religious ‘Brands’ Tuned In, Credible?

What’s the difference between creating an attractive and engaging religious community and marketing? I am asking myself that as I read The Gen Z Frequency: How […]
February 12, 2019

Millennials Longing for Authenticity, Community, Purpose

“Millennial seeks group, organization, or other friendly gathering of like-hearted people focused on self-betterment, community service, and mutual support. Must be nonjudgmental, supportive, authentic, highly relational, […]
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 29, 2019

Ministry in Time of Rediscovery, Redefinition

“Outreach and ministry to the young church is going through a time of rediscovery and redefinition,” says Tammy Becht, director of the Office of Youth and […]
January 22, 2019

Why Stories Matter

For this week’s blog, we post an article and link to a webinar from the Journal of Missional Practice. To access the webinar, simply click on […]

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