Follow the Data

Jim Daly
August 13, 2020

It is important for you to be an active, faithful Catholic. Catholism is a structure on which you can build a happy life. Faithful Catholics enjoy better health, are happier, are more prosperous. Their lives have meaning. Data from many scientific studies proves this.

They are healthier. People who go to church once a week live on average 8 years longer.

They are happier. If you go to church once a week, you are 5 times less likely to commit suicide.

Church goers income on average is 10% higher.

Faithful Catholics' lives have meaning. They know that every person is made in God's image and has dignity. Jesus gave his life for them. Catholics' lives have meaning because they know God loves them and has a plan for them. What they do is important. Jesus said, "Whatever you do to others you do to me." How we treat others has meaning.

Faithful Catholics build lasting relationships. They share a common understanding with other faithful Catholics. Friendships and marriages built on faith are strong.

Improve your chances for good health, happiness, prosperity, and meaning. Go to Confession. The priest will be happy to hear your story.

Saint Monica, Pray for us.