This book brings to the parish level the great themes of Pope Francis' papacy—mission, mercy, and evangelization—and replaces despair with a profound hope for the future of the Catholic Church.
"When singing is absent, it is often replaced by grumbling, which is more than happy to fill the vacuum."
"If we are going to be a church on the move, we need to operate as a big tent."
"I propose that we move away from the 'pay, pray, and obey' definition, which is minimalist, and replace it with 'grow, go, and bestow!'"
"Noise has a way of numbing us. Silence, on the other hand, has the power to raise awareness."
Here, Joe shares the journey of teaching the Catholic faith.
About halfway through his book, I decided it could almost have been entitled, "How To Upset a Lot of Inert Catholics."