October 5, 2018

Four Challenges Facing the Bishops at Synod on Young People

(RNS) — The future of the Catholic Church is with the young, which is why Pope Francis has called bishops from all over the world to […]
October 2, 2018

Maintaining Spiritual Well-being Takes Resilience, Says Educator

“Most people instinctively want to have purpose, meaning, and a sense of spiritual well-being,” says veteran educator and author Connie Fourré. And when that sense of […]
September 26, 2018

Podcast: 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 a grace and gift to the church. That key understanding was shared with church leaders […]
September 17, 2018

Religion Might Learn Something from Business

In a recent article published on LinkedIn, Nikhil Deogun, SVP/Editor-in-Chief at CNBC, reflected on the changing role of modern corporations. Institutional religions, including the Catholic Church, […]
September 11, 2018

This Dinner Party Nourishes Lives after Loss

Life has its pivotal moments: birth, coming-of-age, marriage, death. Traditionally people have marked such moments with family, friends, and for many, a faith community. In recent […]
August 30, 2018

Parish Place to Engage Young People, Says Expert

As young adults disaffiliate from the Catholic Church—and institutional religion in general—at an accelerating rate, they often seek out other places they see as providing the […]
August 21, 2018

“We Are All Sisters and Seekers,” Nun Says of Millennials

A seed group for a growing effort that brings together women religious and religiously unaffiliated Millennials—nationally called Nuns & Nones—knows itself locally by another name: Sisters […]
August 15, 2018

Men’s Orders Focus Annual Assembly on Upcoming Youth Synod

At Major Superiors of Men gathering, attendees listen to young voices, digest data on estranged exodus. The questions around young people’s engagement with the Catholic faith […]
August 14, 2018

Nuns and Nones: Conversation at Intersection of Contemporary Religious, Secular Life

This blog post is the third of three that Saint Mary’s Press Research is reprinting by Katie Gordon on the subject of “Nones.” It originally posted on […]

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