Nearly one third of young people say they have no trusted adults in their lives. They don’t feel noticed, named, or known. In Belonging: Reconnecting America’s Loneliest Generation, we share new research about the epidemic of loneliness among young people.
We’ve uncovered how you can cultivate thriving, relationship-driven programs that truly connect with young people: you are the solution.
A Process for Hope-Filled Action
Beyond Disaffiliation is a new documentary, created in collaboration with Springtide Research Institute for Religion and Young People.
Print Guidebook & Digital video
Why Do Young People Leave the Catholic Church?
Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, a comprehensive report.
In Faith Talk, Dr. Bob McCarty challenges catechists, teachers, and youth ministers to examine their ministry practices in light of Saint Mary’s Press’s Going, Going, Gone research.
The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones
To the dismay of religious leaders, study after study has shown a steady decline in affiliation and identification with traditional religions in America.
Walking Away From Religion Into the Heart of Faith
Join one woman on a spiritual journey in, around, and through the church on her way to a deeper connection to Jesus…
Sociologists reveal why people are DONE with church but not their faith
We need answers—not statistics. We need to understand and hear from people who are leaving church so we can find a way to turn around the trend.