Bishop Of Killaloe Wants To Give Lay People A Stronger Role In Church To Boost Mass Attendance

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The Bishop of Killaloe insists the Catholic Church must move from maintenance to mission – to entice people back to faith.

Bishop Fintan Monahan and his team have been reflecting on changing circumstances in the church and society at a retreat in Loughrea.

They’re hoping that by shifting their mindset, they may be able to draw lapsed Catholics back into mass.


Bishop Monahan says giving the lay community a greater role in the church may play a part in this: