Fr Robert Barron discusses the Byron & Zech survey on why Catholics leave the Church. The survey finds some more surprising results which centre on Parish community level issues. Fr Barron looks at these and shows how we can fix these issues through stronger relationships and better “customer relations”.
The texts that Christians typically read on Palm Sunday have become so familiar to them that they probably don’t sense their properly revolutionary power. But no first-century Jew would have missed the excitement and danger implicit in the coded language of the accounts describing Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem just a few days before his death.