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Response to UrbScotty (Original post)

Wed Nov 13, 2013, 10:28 AM

3. I've not seen any national statistics on attendance, but locally...

... attendance is WAY up, according to my cousin Mike, who was recently ordained as a Deacon in the Belleville IL Diocese. He says that EVERY Sunday, he sees both 'old faces' who had lapsed, or been 'turned off' by JP2, and brand-new faces who now see the Roman Catholic church as a place where they will be welcomed, loved and ministered to.

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