In Light of Faith

In Light of Faith

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How the Church can welcome young families

By Robert Christian Many people have assumed that once millennials started to grow older and have kids, a large number would return to the Church or become more actively engaged. […]

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What I learned at the presynod gathering

By Katie Prejean-McGrady It has been nearly a month since the beginning of the presynod gathering on “Young people, the faith and vocational discernment,” in Rome, and other than the […]

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‘Make noise!’: Pope Francis at five years

By Elise Italiano and Christopher White Finishing off his first international trip as pope at the 2013 World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Pope Francis looked to the young […]

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Take action against gun violence

By Christopher White I was in sixth grade when two gunmen entered Columbine High School and mowed down 12 of their fellow students and a teacher before taking their own […]

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How one young activist thinks about social justice

By Jeanne Marie Hathway As a college student, I spend much of my time deliberating the great questions of our day, not least among them: the limp salad or the pizza? […]

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Don’t wait for the young adult group to get involved in your parish

By Zac Davis Young adults are tough to minister to. We’re on the move, our peers aren’t going to church with us, and we’re most likely to sneak out of […]

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Three questions for vocational discernment

It was a hot, sunny day in early September and the lawn around me was a sea of colorful banners and signs advertising debate clubs and Ultimate Frisbee teams. Like […]