By Marita Winters, Director, Catholic Enquiry Centre and the National Office for Evangelisation Recently I’ve been part of several dinner conversations on the state of the Catholic Church. Does that sound familiar? During one, there was comment on the average age of the few participants at a vigil Mass -the estimate given was “at least...
Two years ago I was researching material for a new book. The book Call and Response is the resource that the Catholic Enquiry Centre supplies to those who enquire seeking information about the Catholic faith. In the midst of research and writing three significant things happened. The first was we received an enquiry from a...
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