November 14, 2019

How to Keep our Kids from Rejecting God

According to a September 2, 2015 Pew Research survey, about 45% of Americans declare themselves to have a Catholic “connection.” Of these, just 20% practice their faith, 9% view themselves as “cultural Catholics,” 9% declare themselves to be “ex Catholics,” while the balance tell researchers they have an “other” connection.

For all Christians, the tipping point for “falling away from their faith” often occurs in young adulthood—especially as they head toward universities. At PJ Media, Tyler O’Neil has written an excellent article entitled: How to Keep Your Kids from Rejecting God over Evolution in College.

It is well worth your read.

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Deacon Kurt Godfryd

REVEREND MR. KURT GODFRYD is editor of Catholic Journal and a permanent deacon of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Married and the father of five children, Deacon Kurt was ordained to the diaconate on October 4, 2008 by His Eminence Adam Cardinal Maida and is assigned to St. Clement of Rome parish in Romeo, Michigan. A native Detroiter, he was educated at the Jesuit-run University of Detroit Mercy, where he received a B.S. in finance, M.B.A., and M.A. in economics. His theological training was taken at Detroit's Sacred Heart Major Seminary, where he earned an M.A. in pastoral ministry.

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