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Our Parish Is Looking Real Again: A New Generation is Finally Burying Beige Catholicism

We abandoned humble houses surrounding magnificent cathedrals: The suburbs have modest beige churches and mega-mansions honoring ourselves

Before and after: Our 1961 style parish is planning a significant sanctuary renovation, reminding us how beige Catholicism hurt the faith. Collage by Joseph Serwach.

From bland to beautiful, our ‘60s-style parish is transforming itself into a thoroughly…




The first Christians were called The Way: They found a way to live and follow Home.

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Joseph Serwach

Joseph Serwach

Story + Identity = Mission. Author, Writer: Journalism, Leadership Culture, Communications, Religion, Education, History. Inspiration: Catholic, Polish.

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