Better Know A Parish: All Saints Catholic Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Parish Name: All Saints Catholic Church
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Pastor: Father Carl Diederichs
Number of Parishioners: 600 families
Parish website: allsaintsmilwaukee.org
What happens when a closed parish reopens its doors?
A determined group of Catholics scored a major victory when the closing of their parishes was overturned. But getting their churches reopened was only half the battle.
Better Know A Parish: Saint Catherine Laboure Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Parish Name: Saint Catherine Laboure Church
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pastor: Rev. Neil Sullivan
Number of Parishioners: 6,636
Parish website: www.sclhbg.org
What's the difference between closing a parish and closing a church?
Different rules govern a bishop’s right to eliminate parishes and churches in a diocese—and determine parishioners’ chances of a successful appeal.
When we talk about churches and parishes on a day-to-day basis, we often use the terms interchangeably. But there is a big difference—especially when it comes to a bishop’s decision to close one under canon law.
Bridging the generational divide on parish staffs
Striking a balance between the wisdom of age and the enthusiasm of youth can make for a vibrant church.
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Help wanted: Parishes offer assistance to the unemployed
Stuck in the job hunt with seemingly few prospects? Maybe your parish can offer some advice.
Tips for networking in your parish
Finding a job can be hard work. Try these five steps for using your church in your employment search.
Many experts agree that the most important aspect of finding a job is being able to network. And for Catholics, what better place to connect with individuals in a wide variety of careers than at their parish?
Here are five ways to make the most of your potential parish connections during the job hunt:
Reach out and tweet someone: U.S. Catholic readers on social media
For U.S. Catholic readers, social media creates an easy way to remain linked in to friends, family, and God.
A tribute to the late Father Andrew Greeley
“It is not surprising,” wrote the editors of U.S. Catholic in the intro to their April 1984 interview with Father Andrew Greeley, that he “is often heard to quote the line from Hilaire Belloc, ‘When I am dead, I hope it may be said, “His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.” ’ ”
Father Greeley died early Thursday morning at his home in Chicago.
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