DUBLIN — A turnout of 250 or so men of all ages was considered a good start for Ireland’s first Catholic men’s conference, held Nov. 21 in Dublin.
There is a common popular misconception here that prayer is only for women and that attendance patterns at many churches prove it. This conference has turned that idea on its head.
“In the midst of all the situations that have taken place in the past two years in Ireland, one of the key elements in the heart of the Church has been How do we reach men?” Tim Nicholls, one of the organizers, said. “At the moment, men are bleeding out of the Church. So, we’re making a small start to begin to turn the tide.”
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