Joining Bill and Fr. Barnabas is Dr. Ann Bezzerides, the Director of the Office of Vocation and Ministry at Hellenic College/Holy Cross. Together they bring empirical and practical perspectives in assessing the existing challenges and focusing on workable solutions that parishes and parents can implement.
Mr. Bill Marianes: Do you wonder if your children, grandchildren, or godchildren will stay in the Church, or know their faith, or raise their children in the Church that you love? Have you ever wondered why our youth and emerging adults are either leaving the Church [or] they’re becoming disengaged from the traditional American Christian churches at a record pace? Have you ever wondered what can be done about it? The negative trends of disengagement…