Tag: young adults

Listening, mentoring key to keeping young adults, say Church workers

Listening, mentoring key to keeping young adults, say Church workers

| Elizabeth Bachmann | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Curtis Martin, president and founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, or FOCUS, is pictured in a Jan. 1, 2015, photo. Martin says young people who stick to the Church are the ones who have discovered their first love: Jesus. The reason so many young people are drifting away is because the Church has “lost its voice,” he said.

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Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens invite young adults to January ‘ad limina’ visit in Rome

Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens invite young adults to January ‘ad limina’ visit in Rome

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s second “ad limina” visit with a pope and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzen’s first will include some special guests — as many as 15 young adults are invited to accompany them on the trip to Rome.

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Archbishop listens, shares ideas on abuse crisis with young adults

Archbishop listens, shares ideas on abuse crisis with young adults

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda listened, shared and reflected for more than two hours Dec. 10 with young adults concerned about healing the hurt and rebuilding the trust that has been lost in the Church sexual abuse scandal.

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Young adults want ‘genuine leadership’ in church, bishop says

Young adults want ‘genuine leadership’ in church, bishop says

| Carol Zimmermann | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Near the close of the U.S. bishops’ Baltimore meeting, the church leaders turned their attention to the concerns of Catholic youths and young adults.

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Use your words

Use your words

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two groups ask me often what they can do to help their children grow in faith: parents of toddlers and parents of young adults.

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30 under 31: Young adult Catholics engaged in the life of the Church

30 under 31: Young adult Catholics engaged in the life of the Church

| Celia Kennedy | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

These young adults, all age 31 and under, are just a selection of the local young adults who are dedicated Catholics and motivated by their faith to do good in the world.

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Catholic young adults offer prayers for wounded Church

Catholic young adults offer prayers for wounded Church

| August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the sun set Aug. 20, about 120 Catholics gathered at the bottom of the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul to pray for survivors of clergy sexual abuse and for a cleansing of the Church.

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Pew report says young adults worldwide less religious than older adults

Pew report says young adults worldwide less religious than older adults

| Steve Larkin | June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A study by the Pew Research Center found that young adults worldwide are generally less religious than older adults by a variety of measures.

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Pope asks youths to help rejuvenate church; youths ask church to listen

Pope asks youths to help rejuvenate church; youths ask church to listen

| Cindy Wooden | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church needs the enthusiasm, daring and hope of young people so that it can preach the Gospel energetically and respond to the questions men and women raise today, Pope Francis told some 300 young adults.

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Young adults want to be heard by the Church, St. Mary’s Press study finds

Young adults want to be heard by the Church, St. Mary’s Press study finds

| Dennis Sadowski | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that for years, teenagers and young adults have been leaving the Catholic Church, putting aside organized religion for mere spirituality, another faith tradition or no faith at all.

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Catholic young adults share ideas for Church of the future

Catholic young adults share ideas for Church of the future

| Susan Klemond | July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis recently asked young adults like Ellie Jensen to share with him what’s on their minds, so the 27-year-old is telling him that she thinks the Church should recast — though not change — its vision of marriage for young people. Many young adults don’t understand it or are afraid of it, she said, because of divorce, cohabitation and a culture that generally devalues marriage.

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Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before youth and young-adult themed synod, the Pope wishes to hear from youth around the world via a Vatican-produced survey sent to all dioceses. Survey results will be processed at the Vatican in time for the 2018 synod. Young people ages 18-30 can take the survey at archspm.org/youngadultvoices

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