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Ways to increase Mass attendance

I recognized the man in the pew as an active member of a neighboring parish. After Mass I greeted him and asked what brought...

Parishes across U.S. show growth, enthusiasm among members

Despite a national trend of decreasing Mass attendance and shrinking parishes, bright spots of hope can be found in the vibrant, active and growing...

Mass attendance: It’s down, again — but among whom?

"Facts are stubborn things," said Mark Twain, "but statistics are pliable." With that in mind, let us examine a recent Gallup survey that reported a...

Living Our Faith: Increasing Mass attendance

How do we, as Catholics, make our parishes, liturgies, programs and processes more appealing to Catholics and non-Catholics alike? The answer is relatively simple: Welcome....

At Mass, Jesus seeks to bring others with him to salvation,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- If people really understood that participating at Mass is witnessing Christ's suffering, death and resurrection, then maybe they would...

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