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Welcoming young adults back to church Print
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 23, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

Young adults today are less likely than older generations to join a church, but there are signs that more young adults are coming back to churches.

A report from the Hartford Institute for Religion Research examined church membership of young adults ages 18 to 34. While some findings were discouraging, researchers also found that some churches have increased young adult participation. The report drew conclusions that any church can use to draw young members, according to a post on boxcast.com (https://www.boxcast. com/blog/what-can-your-church-do-to-attract-young-adults)

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Take action on state legislative issues Print
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 16, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

The Wisconsin Catholic Conference (WCC) offers excellent resources for concerned citizens who want to put Catholic Social Teaching into practice.

One example is the WCC Action Alert on the State Budget sent on May 10. The headline on this email alert says, “TAKE ACTION! RESTORE MEASURES THAT SUPPORT VULNERABLE AND COMMON GOOD IN STATE BUDGET!”

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Family traditions are vital Print
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Written by Mary C. Uhler   
Thursday, May. 09, 2019 -- 12:00 AM

As we prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 12, I’ve been thinking of the mothers in my family and how they continue to impact us.

One of the ways we remember our mothers is through the family traditions they carried on or started. For example, my mother-in-law, Ruth, had a number of favorite recipes which we still use today. Her recipes for pasta salad, lasagna, and dill dip are still popular in our family. One of our granddaughters often asks us to make dill dip, which she enjoys eating with potato chips.

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