Priests online

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

The key to survival, many small orders of priests are finding, is going online.

In an appropriate article for the Year of the Priest, the Chicago Tribune recently featured the Alexian Brother's efforts to recruit online at YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

"You have to go to where the people are," Brother Dan McCormick, director of vocations, told the Tribune. "If you don't get new blood, you're going to wither on the vine."