March 5, 2020

Belonging: Reconnecting America’s Loneliest Generation

Nearly 1/3 of young people say they have no trusted adults in their lives. 35% say they have no one to turn to when they feel […]
March 2, 2020

Audio Recording

Bob McCarty Talks about Why Disaffiliated Youth Are a Grace and Gift to the Church Disaffiliated young Catholics are not a problem to be solved, but […]
March 2, 2020

Audio Recording

Symposium Explores Why Young People Are Leaving the Church In January 2018, Saint Mary’s Press released results of a two-year national study exploring why young adults […]
March 2, 2020

Going, Going, Gone

Discussion Guide – Parish This discussion guide is a companion to Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics. Use this guide to facilitate thoughtful […]
March 2, 2020

Going, Going, Gone

Discussion Guide – School This discussion guide is a companion to Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics. Use this guide to facilitate thoughtful […]
March 2, 2020

Choosing Our Religion

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 […]
March 2, 2020

Faith Talk

Having Conversations That Matter with Youth Dr. Bob McCarty challenges catechists, teachers, and youth ministers to examine their ministry practices in light of the Going, Going, […]
June 25, 2019

Is Our Worship Beautiful?

Google “most beautiful places of worship” and you’ll get some stunning examples of architecture, from churches to temples to mosques. But what makes a place of […]
June 18, 2019

Why I Can’t Stay

By Sophie Vodvarka (Editor’s note: This guest blog post appeared originally Nov. 7, 2018, on the blog Sick Pilgrim on Patheos, a website devoted to global […]

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