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Theology on Tap sets sights on young Catholics

Jack Murphree, Tennessee Register, February 3, 2012

When young people leave their parents’ home and strike out on their own, they often drift away from their faith and church. The drift often occurs when young people, buffeted by a culture that present numerous moral challenges, most need a strong relationship with Christ.

One of the newest vehicles designed to entice young Catholics back to an understanding of where they fit into a faith-filled community is a faith-focused encounter called Theology on Tap.

Theology on Tap originated in the Archdiocese of Chicago 25 years ago as an outreach program of catechesis and evangelization of young adult Catholics in their 20s and 30s, married, single or single again, with or without children.

“We are reaching out to young Catholics where they are,” said Joan Watson, coordinator of catechesis at Aquinas College. Along with Belmont student Lori Hanson, Watson is spearheading the revival of the newly-reformed chapter.

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