August 7, 2018

Better understanding, not apologetics, will best serve ‘nones’

What if our catechetical models allowed for, embraced, and respected the questioning, doubt, wonderment and curiosity that is a natural dimension of being human? Read more here: Better understanding, not apologetics, will best serve ‘nones’ on National Catholic Reporter online (ncronline.org).
August 6, 2018

Disaffiliated youth present challenge, opportunity

In case you missed it, St. Louis Review published an article citing Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics. The article, “Disaffiliated youth present challenge, opportunity” (Aug 2, 2018), can be found here: https://www.archstl.org/disaffiliated-youth-present-challenge-opportunity-2760
March 26, 2018

Australian church outpaces US in evangelizing millennials, says study coauthor

March 23, 2018 By Emilie Ng CHURCH leaders in Australia are ahead of those in the United States when it comes to finding new ways of evangelizing millennials, said the coauthor of a recent American study into disaffiliated Catholics. John […]
March 21, 2018

Crux reports on Catholic disaffiliation study

In case you missed it, Crux Catholic news site was among media reporting on the release of the report, Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics. The article, “New study seeks to understand why young people leave the […]
March 13, 2018

From “Where?” to “Why?”: Reframing the Youth Question

Dr. Bob McCarty, coauthor of Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, was recently featured in a podcast on the website Ministry Monday (March 4, 2018). Title of the podcast is “From ‘Where?’ to ‘Why?’: Reframing the […]
January 26, 2018

Young Adults Are Leaving Catholic Church: Study Explores Why

A two-year national study explores why young adults are leaving the Catholic Church. Saint Mary’s Press released results of the study, Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, at a national symposium near Baltimore Jan. 16–18, 2018. The […]
January 12, 2018

Report Examining Disaffiliation in Young Catholics Released

BALTIMORE (January 17, 2018) – Saint Mary’s Press Catholic Research Group and The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University (CARA) have unveiled the results of an unprecedented two-year national study on why young people are leaving […]
January 5, 2018

Church Called to Listen to Young People [Interview with John Vitek]

John Vitek is president and CEO of Saint Mary’s Press and coauthor of the study Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Youth Catholics. The study, conducted by Saint Mary’s Press in collaboration with the Center for Applied Research […]
December 4, 2017

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