National Catholic Register

Culture of Life

Clan Plan

BY John Lilly

July 23 - August 5, 2006 Issue | Posted 7/23/06 at 9:00 AM


More than a third of U.S. adults have traveled to a family reunion in the past three years, according to a Travel Industry Association of America survey. The trade group says that translates into nearly 72 million adults attending a formal family reunion during that period. Tom Ninkovich, author of Family Reunion Handbook, says about 200,000 families plan reunions each year with an average of 40 people in attendance at each.