Youth/Young Adults
LIVING THE CATHOLIC FAITH IN THE 3RD MILLENIUM
A LAYMAN'S LOOK AT THE JOURNEY OF FAITH

Youth/Young Adults

AN ATTEMPT TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: WHERE ARE THE YOUNG ADULTS? 
They want what Jesus would want, that we live the law of love. They desire that all should be one in Christ.
ASSUMPTIONS IN STUDY ON YOUNG CATHOLICS LEAD TO UNNECESSARILY GRIM OUTLOOK 
Many church leaders want to know what makes today's young Catholics tick. These leaders might want to look at two bodies of social research for help.
AT THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS, THREE MODES OF LISTENING TO THE YOUNG 
In the film "Casablanca," a kiss may be just a kiss, but in the Catholic Church, listening is never just listening.
CHURCH-SHOPPING; WHY IS IT SO HARD FOR YOUNG CATHOLICS TO FIND THE RIGHT PARISH? 
A study by the Pew Research Center in 2014 found that for every adult who is received into the church, six Catholics leave.
STUDY SHOWS YOUNG ADULTS LEAVING CHURCH START DOWN THAT PATH AT AGE 13 
A 2018 study on young adults leaving the Catholic Church found people stopped identifying as Catholics at a median age of 13, long before they ceased attending a parish.
WHY THE CHURCH IS STRUGGLING TO HOLD ONTO MILLENNIAL CATHOLICS 
A new survey from Catholics for Choice on the opinions of Catholic millennials as regards doctrinal issues.
YOUNG PEOPLE ARE NOT THE PROBLEM 
Before becoming too convinced that the reason for disaffection lies with everything and everyone else, church leaders need to seriously examine how their own shortcomings and failures have contributed to young people leaving the church.
STOP GIVING YOUNG ADULTS SPECIAL TREATMENT AT CHURCH 
Rather than a church hosting events specifically for young adults, young adults should be encouraged to engage in different ministries and fellowship within the intergenerational life of a parish.Rather than a church hosting events specifically for young adults, young adults should be encouraged to engage in different ministries and fellowship within the intergenerational life of a parish.
THE SPIRITUAL LIFE OF AMERICAN TEENAGERS 
Catholic teens are looking for quiet spaces to develop personal relationships with Jesus through prayer and contemplation.
THREE WAYS PARISHES CAN WELCOME YOUNG CATHOLICS 
The ministry and service of and to this group is of great value to the church. Here are three ways parishes can do just that.
WHY ARE YOUNG CATHOLICS GOING, GOING, GONE? 
At a time when more young people than ever before are leaving the church, a new report from St. Mary's Press in collaboration with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate is attempting to understand why so many have "disaffiliated" from Catholicism.
YOUNG ADULT CATHOLICS BLOG 
Join the movement of Catholics in their 20s and 30s who seek justice in the church and world
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY IN A BOX 
Busted Halo’s digital toolkit for starting young adult ministry from scratch, for more tips and ideas.

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