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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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Behold retreat focuses on young women’s engagement in homes, parishes and public square

Behold retreat focuses on young women’s engagement in homes, parishes and public square

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The purpose of the Behold retreat was to bring young women together for a day of beauty, prayer, leadership training and networking which would encourage them to be confident and bold while offering their unique gifts to the world, especially within their own parish,” said Susanna Bolle, 26, a parishioner of St. Mark in St. Paul.

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Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

| November 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 minutes, Bishop Andrew Cozzens addressed topics ranging from whether one should date while discerning priesthood or consecrated life (he said usually no) to the role Mary plays in his spiritual life (he said a large one — he’s prayed the rosary almost daily since Jan. 1, 1992).

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Young professionals find faith, fellowship at vespers event

Young professionals find faith, fellowship at vespers event

| Jennifer Janikula | October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Young adults attend Vespers at Lourdes every second Thursday of the month for prayer and a brief lecture about seeking holiness in today’s world, as well as fellowship.

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Young adults build up friendships, faith in west metro

Young adults build up friendships, faith in west metro

| Jennifer Janikula | October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

After college, how do these young Catholic adults make new connections and find their peers? Many look for groups like the West Metro Young Adults.

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West Metro Young Adults hosts Theology on Tap series

West Metro Young Adults hosts Theology on Tap series

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The newly formed young adult group, West Metro Young Adults, is hosting a new Theology on Tap series beginning Oct. 1.

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