Brandon Vogt of Word on Fire has a good analysis and some good advice.
“Father, what do I say to them?”
It’s a question asked of every priest these days, altogether far too often. Whether in the confessional, after Sunday Mass, passing by on the street, the worried voices of parents express concern for their children, and their spiritual well being. What are we to say when mothers and fathers tell us that their sons and daughters have left the Church? Even more pressing, what are we to do?
While others have addressed well and lovingly this question, a new book by Brandon Vogt, Return: How to Draw Your Child Back to the Church (Word on Fire, 2021), offers the most accessible and comprehensive proposal available to date.
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