And You Think Your Parish is Busy….

I was perusing the Vatican’s website for the Propagation of the Faith ( and found this short article about a parish in Jiang Yin, China which is in the diocese of Nan Jing.

In the first eight months of this year, they had 294 baptisms. They had more than 400 catechumens. The are organizing a course for the laity on evangelization for learning purposes and to form lay ministers. They use the web and texting to evangelize.

No mention how many priests this parish has. Probably only one. In the whole of the diocese of Nan Jin — over 100,000 of the faithful — there are only 20 priests.

And we think our parishes are busy!

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