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Overall Trends: High and Low Ratings

Since most priorities were rated highly by parishioners, the differences between strengths and weakness were relatively small. Mean scores were used to compare how respondents generally rated the mission priorities from high to low.


Most "Excellent" Responses

%
Mission Priority Area
Objective
54%
Evangelization and Catechesis
Explicitly proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ
47%
Catholic Schools
Maintaining a Catholic Identity
47%
Lay Leadership
Encouraging parishioners to volunteer
44%
Evangelization and Catechesis
Prayers for healing and spiritual reconciliation
44%
Christian Service and Outreach
Christian service projects for the parish community

Most "Poor" Responses

%
Mission Priority Area
Objective
17%
Evangelization and Catechesis
Reaching out to non-Catholics
16%
Evangelization and Catechesis
Reaching out to inactive Catholics
11%
Youth and Young Adults
Hosting special events for young adults
10%
Youth and Young Adults
Providing regular meetings for young adults
10%
Vocations
Forming a vocations committee