Young Adult Ministry

Bishops say young people need to be heard, not arrogantly lectured

The Catholic Church needs to communicate the beauty and intelligence of faith to young men and women without resorting to condescending and aggressive methods, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles told members of the Synod of Bishops.
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Pope asks bishops, young people to drop their prejudices as synod begins

Pope Francis asked bishops to be bold, honest, open-minded, charitable and, especially, prayerful as they begin a three-week meeting on "young people, the faith and vocational discernment."
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Be lifeline of hope for youth alienated from church, pope tells synod

Setting the stage for a monthlong gathering of bishops, Pope Francis urged synod fathers not to be crushed by "prophets of doom," but to be the signs of hope and joy for which today's young people yearn.
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Scandals create outrage, but there is time for conversion, pope says

In what is probably the least religious country in Europe, Pope Francis said he is surprised by how many people hold firm to their faith despite all the sexual abuse and financial scandals in the Catholic Church.
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Bishop Brennan discusses “Humanae Vitae” with young adults

“When you override nature itself,” Bishop Brennan added, “you don’t respect it.”
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Riverdance to perform for Pope Francis during World Meeting of Families

The internationally acclaimed Irish dance troupe Riverdance will be among those performing for Pope Francis at the August World Meeting of Families in Dublin, organizers said July 19.
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In Panama, world’s indigenous young people to meet before World Youth Day

More than 1,000 young pilgrims will share their cultures, joys and struggles at a gathering of indigenous youth in a small town in Panama just before World Youth Day in January.
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Pope to young people: Break free from fear, fake online personas

It's time to break free from fear, fake online personas and looking at the world through a digital screen display, Pope Francis told young people.
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How can the church support young people during the ‘defining decade’?

Young adults today are navigating a defining decade of life with great hopes, big questions and constant transitions.
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Baltimore Archdiocese making plans for World Youth Day 2019 in Panama

There are several requirements, including forms, waivers, reservations, documents and payments, to join the Baltimore delegation for WYD 2019. These need to be reviewed and approved by Oct. 18, 2018.
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Actor Mark Wahlberg’s faith journey leaves impression on young adults

Star of movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Ted" and "Deepwater Horizon" and producer of the popular HBO series "Entourage," Wahlberg takes his faith seriously, often attending daily Mass and making time for quiet prayer each morning.
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