Pope Francis used the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul to warn us about complacency. After decades of Christendom, we tend to rely on the… Read More »Pope Francis: Break the Chains of Mediocrity
Many who saw themselves as Christian in 2011 now claim no faith or another faith In 2021, 64.2% of Americans described themselves as Christian. The American… Read More »15 Million Americans Have Left Christianity In the Past Ten Years
Warm and friendly encounters If you were moving to a new location, what would you look for in a church? Responses to the American Beliefs… Read More »What do Catholics want from their parish?
Investing in a local body of believers is one of the key ways the church can see lasting change through encounters with other cultures and… Read More »Five of the Top Ten Best Mission Trip Practices
What does it look like to answer the first century call of Jesus to “go” in today’s world? When we hear the word “missions,” Christians… Read More »The First Century Call of Jesus to “Go”
As of June 12, 2022, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has rescinded the Order requiring a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result or… Read More »Government Restrictions Lifted On International Travel
Recently, in a study conducted by ACS Technologies on National Beliefs, individuals were asked how many common complaints of the church influenced their decision to… Read More »Top 5 Reasons People Do Not Attend Church and What To Do About It
New Roles, New Challenges: The church can offer support for those feeling stretched thin while caring for aging parents by approaching them with compassion and… Read More »The Church’s Role in Elder and Family Care