I was curious how various translations of prayers might be received. I read aloud three translations to the choristers of the National Catholic Youth Choir. I asked only this question: “As you listen to these prayers, which do you prefer as the best wording which helps you to pray?”Read more
Tag: Surveys & Polls
Poll of Priests
59% favor elimination of mandatory celibacy, 31% favor retaining it, 10% refrained from answering. 51% affirm the suitability of women for ordination.Read more
What Are Young People Like?
This is very interesting and the presentation is user-friendly. The KCs and the Marists have conducted a survey of American Millennials (age 18 to 29) on spirituality – moral values, world views, religious experiences, and social issues. They seem to be interested in spirituality, relativistic (to use a slippery term) on morality, and concerned about social issues. As we say in Minnesota, not half bad. Could be worse.Read more