This post, which ranked #3 overall according to the site meter, seems to be the first post on the blog to engage many eyeballs and certainly lots of discussions via the comments. It started out with:
A little under a year ago, I suggested that our field might be quickly approaching a
state of hysteresis. This is where we might be finding Catholic youth ministry
bending to such a point where it snaps and we will never be able to put it back
together as it was before. . . and that this might not necessarily be a bad thing.
Yesterday, an USA Today article entitled ‘Forget Pizza Parties,’ Teens Tell
Church which starts with this attention grabbing opening line: “’Bye-bye church.
We’re busy.’ That’s the message teens are giving churches today.”
Despite it all being so last three years ago… are we still in Pizza Party-land in Catholic Youth Ministry, or is The Pizza Party is SO Over?
Meanwhile, please return tomorrow to learn why we have offered this review of the things we liked about the blog at this time of year…