Tag: Survey

Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the work of Father Mike Tix and five other pastors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the archdiocese now has a web survey for pastors to get a snapshot of their parish. After a conversation between Father Tix and Deacon Rip Riordan about the idea, Father Tix gathered a pilot and development group of pastors to form the survey in 2016.

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Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Results are in from a survey of the web audience, and they give us not only insight but strong opinions and a couple of laughs as well.

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Survey offers some direction for church to provide better instruction

Survey offers some direction for church to provide better instruction

| Sam Lucero | November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

According to Pope Benedict, the Year of Faith seeks to help Catholics appreciate their faith and deepen their relationship with God.

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Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A group charged by Archbishop John Nienstedt to make recommendations to him to help ensure the strength and ­sustainability of Cath­olic elementary schools in the archdiocese is on schedule to deliver its report by the June 27 deadline.

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Take the survey

Take the survey

The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada has commissioned the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University to conduct a survey of readers of Catholic media.

The survey will be available on CARA’s website until July 15, 2011.

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The depressing Pew Forum Study

The depressing Pew Forum Study

| Father Robert Barron | October 12, 2010 | 6 Comments

The Catholic Church is suffering mightily today from two self-inflicted wounds.

The first is the clerical sex abuse scandal, involving the gross violation of the most vulnerable members of the community by some priests and the countenancing or enabling of this crime by some bishops. This outrage has been the perfect storm. Not only has it deeply wounded young people; it has also compromised the work of the church in almost every way, since it has undermined so thoroughly the credibility that the church requires in order to teach, preach, catechize, and evangelize.

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