More than 8,000 young adults from around the country gathered at McCormick Place for a biennial conference sponsored by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, known as FOCUS, in Chicago in early January to gain the tools to share their faith with the world.
As there is a growing number of “nones” or religiously unaffiliated in our country, we must make a renewed commitment to the work of handing on the faith.
In a survey of more than 4,000 Catholic campus ministers and students at U.S. colleges, campus ministers allude to areas that can be improved, while students acknowledge areas in faith and life where they struggle.
Seventeen-year-old Alaina Laing from St. Benedict Parish in Avon has taken ownership of her faith. While it continues to blossom, she said the roots have always been strong.
Students gather with Bishop Kettler to ask questions and give input for the 2018 Synod on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment.
Historian and writer is shares concern in the new book, “The American Spirit,” about our young Americans who historically don’t know who we are or where we’re headed and do not have a sense of where we came from.
According to the Pew Research Center, nearly half of Catholics in the United States leave the church at some point in their lives. Four out of 10 of them don’t return.
On the first Friday of each month, with guitar in hand and songs of praise and worship on his lips, Father Aaron Kuhn leads an evening of faith, fellowship and fun for young adults from the parishes of St. Ann in Wadena and St. John the Baptist in Bluffton. The night begins with an hour […]