Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2017

176 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190645168

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Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Charles E. Zech, Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, Jonathon L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt

  • Updates and expands the trends explored in the Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life and provides 21st century analyses of the Catholic population, pastoral leadership, and characteristics of parish life.
  • Describes the challenges and opportunities Catholic parishes face with a growing and increasingly diverse population in a time with fewer priests and religious sisters and more permanent deacons and lay ministers.