Tag: Youth

The church online: Synod calls for virtuous digital outreach

The church online: Synod calls for virtuous digital outreach

| Cindy Wooden | November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Log on, but bring your brain, your Bible and your Christian values with you” could summarize one of the Synod of Bishops’ messages to Catholics young and old.

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Australian students, alumni urge synod not to use ‘ambiguous language’

Australian students, alumni urge synod not to use ‘ambiguous language’

| Peter Rosengren | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 200 Australian Catholic university students and alumni told the Synod of Bishops that young Catholics cannot be well formed in their faith when prelates create confusion by using “ambiguous language” on key issues “despite Christ’s clear teaching, the Church fathers and the clear dogma of the Church.”

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Synod already leading to some changes, bishops report

Synod already leading to some changes, bishops report

| Cindy Wooden | October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Even on the ninth day of the 25-day-long Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment, two bishops said they already had ideas for things they would want to start in their ministries.

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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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Learn from the past before looking to future, pope tells young people

Learn from the past before looking to future, pope tells young people

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The future cannot be understood without reflecting on the past and on the history and traditions passed on to young people from parents and grandparents, Pope Francis said.

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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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Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of youth from around the country who gathered there Jan. 19 to stand up for life.

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Pope, as ‘grandfather,’ urges Myanmar’s young to love and serve

Pope, as ‘grandfather,’ urges Myanmar’s young to love and serve

| Cindy Wooden | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before ending his visit to Myanmar, Pope Francis turned to the nation’s young Catholics, urging them to pursue lives of faith, hope and love.

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The Church, young people and the role of parents

The Church, young people and the role of parents

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | September 28, 2017 | 37 Comments

As Catholics, we have to be alarmed by statistics that show how many of our young people are leaving the Church. Researchers say that now fully half of our young people leave the Church after high school, and some say that only 7 percent of millennials raised Catholic still actively practice their faith today — meaning they’ll attend weekly Mass, pray a few times each week, and say their faith is “extremely” or “very” important. We are in danger of losing a generation of Catholics.

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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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Faith comes alive at Archdiocesan Youth Day

Faith comes alive at Archdiocesan Youth Day

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photos from Archdiocesan Youth Day 2014

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