What makes a parish worth sticking around?

By Elizabeth Lefebvre| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life
When it comes to finding the perfect place of worship, U.S. Catholic readers say you’d better shop around.

What makes a parish worth sticking around?

By Elizabeth Lefebvre| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life
When it comes to finding the perfect place of worship, U.S. Catholic readers say you’d better shop around.

Speaking from experience

By Karen Dix| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life

Editors' note: Sounding Board is one person’s take on a many-sided subject and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of U.S. Catholic, its editors, or the Claretians.


Speaking from experience

By Karen Dix| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life

Editors' note: Sounding Board is one person’s take on a many-sided subject and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of U.S. Catholic, its editors, or the Claretians.


Latino Catholics: Caught between two worlds

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Article Hispanic Catholics Parish Life
It's past time for the U.S. Catholic Church to make Hispanic ministry, especially to second-generation Latinos, a priority in everything we do.

When Catholic parishes notice uncomfortable tensions between parishioners of different backgrounds, one of the people they call in as a “fixer” is University of Notre Dame theologian Timothy Matovina. Parishes that want to get better at dealing with their lack of unity, says this expert on Latino Catholicism, must move away from thinking they should provide a “welcome” to fellow Catholics of other ethnicities.


Latino Catholics: Caught between two worlds

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Hispanic Catholics Parish Life
It's past time for the U.S. Catholic Church to make Hispanic ministry, especially to second-generation Latinos, a priority in everything we do.

When Catholic parishes notice uncomfortable tensions between parishioners of different backgrounds, one of the people they call in as a “fixer” is University of Notre Dame theologian Timothy Matovina. Parishes that want to get better at dealing with their lack of unity, says this expert on Latino Catholicism, must move away from thinking they should provide a “welcome” to fellow Catholics of other ethnicities.


Back to the drawing board: Should churches be used for more than just Mass?

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The religious landscape is shifting. Don’t hunker down—get creative.


Back to the drawing board: Should churches be used for more than just Mass?

By Bryan Cones| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Parish Life

The religious landscape is shifting. Don’t hunker down—get creative.


The Latino priest shortage and three ways to respond

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Article Hispanic Catholics Parish Life
The editors of U.S. Catholic interview Timothy Matovina, professor of theology and executive director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

[Read more from Timothy Matovina on Latino Catholics in the United States.] 


The Latino priest shortage and three ways to respond

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Hispanic Catholics Parish Life
The editors of U.S. Catholic interview Timothy Matovina, professor of theology and executive director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

[Read more from Timothy Matovina on Latino Catholics in the United States.] 


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