He says teaching, especially through social media has been his main way of trying to reach out to young people. His media ministry, “Word on Fire” is one example.
“I think truly, it's a miracle of God's Providence that we have these tools, precisely at this moment, when so many are leaving the Church. They're not going to come to our programs. They're not going to come to us. We have to find them. The best way to do it, I think, are the social media, where we can move as it were into the world of the 'nones.'”
“In my work, it's been very clear that a lot of those who are unaffiliated have lots of questions about religion. They need clarification, they need answers. They want answers, you know? The Church that teaches, that engages in apologetics, that makes a case for Christianity. I think that's very important.”