Youth & Young Adults

The power of witness; the importance of the Eucharist

Archbishop Charles Chaput lauds the Culture Project that ministers to young adults, the Courage ministry to persons with same-sex attraction and the holy Eucharist -- all treasures of the Catholic Church.

Lessons from two soon-to-be saints

Millennial Catholics like Elise Italiano grasp the integrity of Catholic teachings, and see no divide in the saintly witness of Pope Paul VI (pro-life) and Archbishop Romero (social justice), whom the pope will soon canonize.

Yanny vs. laurel, and the search for truth

The latest internet sensation -- what did you hear that computerized voice say? -- points to the importance of listening, which can lead to the internal conversion of our hearts, writes Brett Robinson.

Thoughts on the Synod: Becoming a Hedgehog

Archbishop Charles Chaput shares the insight of a young man about to be ordained a priest. Young people need Christian witness, and to find rest in Jesus from the world's noise.

Thoughts on the Synod: A Thirst for Mentoring

In the first in a series, Archbishop Charles Chaput shares the comments of a young woman in Philadelphia who asks how the Catholic Church can encourage mentors for today's youth and young adults.

Young adults say encuentro process ‘lighting a fire’ in people of faith

Pastoral leaders of episcopal Region I South have taken to heart the encuentro call to be a church in mission that engages and forms Hispanic Catholic youth and young adults to live out their missionary vocation.

Seminarians mix it up with area young adults for Frisbee fun

It wasn't all about winning the April 21 Cassock Classic tournament at St. Charles Seminary, but about connecting college-age men and women with the men who may be their future priests.

Young adults hear of tackling adversities with prayer

In a Theology on Tap event at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, NFL sales executive Matt Falcone told about 300 people that although injuries cut short a football career at Temple, he found his calling through prayer.