Declining Sunday Mass Attendance & Fallen-away Catholics

By Deacon John Lorenzo

In a recent article concerning the July 2017 Orlando Bishop’s Convocation, a topic was brought up in a morning plenary session: Former and fallen-away Catholics. At that session, a very revealing comment was made:   “The millions who are not active, that is a real concern.”

I believe the person who made that comment must have been inspired by the Holy Spirit to expose a dilemma in the Catholic Church, millions of fallen-away Catholics; that is rarely discussed. Sunday Mass attendance has steadily declined from 80% in 1950 to 20% today. Continue reading “Declining Sunday Mass Attendance & Fallen-away Catholics”