Brendan Walsh, who lives with his wife Maria, in Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland, tells how when young he attempted suicide with a drug overdose, but was rescued by a passing friend who called in to visit him. Mental illness followed from the drugs taken, until he was invited to a […]
What’s Our Church’s Growth Strategy?
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube.com Friends, in many parts of the world the Catholic Church is shrinking. Parishes are closing or merging, pastors are devising strategies of consolidation. But for the Church to flourish, we can’t just manage decline. We need strategies for growth. That’s what Brandon Vogt and […]
Catechesis in Crisis
Source: Institute of Catholic Culture via Vimeo Dr. Gerard Stout talks about the state of crisis around Catechises in the Catholic Church.
Gambling On Heaven! Using Pascal’s Wager To Evangelise Others
Source: David Clayton via thewayofbeauty.orgReprinted with permission. ‘Try this for 30 days and if you don’t like it we’ll return your misery with interest!’ More than thirty years ago, by chance, I met a man called David Birtwistle who asked me this question: are you as happy as you can […]
Three Essential Elements of the Church
Source: Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube Joseph Ratzinger said that the Church performs three basic tasks. We can also read off of these categories typical distortions in the life of the Church. Header image: Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube
5 Ways to Draw Young People Back to God
Source: Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube Bishop Robert Barron “At the recent USCCB meeting, I gave a presentation to all the American bishops on five ways to draw young people back to God. Today, Brandon Vogt and I discuss each way”. “A listener asks which books I would recommend to […]