Catholic Education

80% of Catholics are no longer catholic by the time they turn 23. What’s going on and what role does catholic education play in this number? “I am amazed at how many people I have met who confide in me that it was through the years of Catholic education that they lost their faith” Of course there are always other factors but the truth is that in Most catholic institutions of learning are not saint making machines. There is a big problem and a 30,000 pound white elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. Sean discusses what he has seen as the major flaw in catholic education and what can be done about it. In order to address the issue, we have to be bold and honest and look at the roots of the problem. Most of it is a lack of courage and failure to remember why catholic education exist in the first place. We can’t fix it if we don’t know what it is supposed to look like.