Youth & Young Adults

Pope recognizes miracle in sainthood cause of young tech whiz

Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old Italian youth who died of leukemia in 2006, used his computer skills to create a database of worldwide Eucharistic miracles. His life of sanctity serves as an example to young people, said Pope Francis.

Men invited for inspiration, encouragement at Man Up Philly

The 12th annual Man Up Philly Conference is set for March 7 and seeks to energize men through prayer, impactful talks and community. Speakers include former Eagles tight end Brent Celek, Immaculee Ilibagiza and Steve Bollman, with Archbishop Perez celebrating Mass.

Anthem on ‘The Gospel According to Stranger Things’

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's youth and young adult ministry takes on the big questions about spirituality, religion and Christianity with honesty and humor. In their latest podcast, the Anthem team looks at the worldview offered by the Netflix series "Stranger Things."

Young adults invited for fun, shared prayer in Philly

Anthem Live is coming to Philadelphia Feb 6. at St. John the Evangelist Church for a eucharistic holy hour followed by fellowship at a nearby bar. It's an evening designed to foster community and prayer.

Young adults at FOCUS summit urged to help others live their faith

More than 8,500 attendees from the U.S. and around the world gathered in Phoenix for the five-day conference, which began on Dec. 30. Participants were welcomed as future leaders and God's "solution" for reaching unbelieving individuals.

Anthem on ‘The Gospel According to Kings of Leon’

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's youth and young adult ministry takes on the big questions about spirituality, religion and Christianity with honesty and humor. In their latest podcast, the Anthem team asks what the band Kings of Leon would say about the Good News.

Religious vocations endure despite distractions, scandal

Despite decades of declining numbers, religious life continues to attract young people who view God's call as "not limiting, but freeing," say several men's and women's vocation directors in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Letters foster one young woman’s gratitude for veteran’s years of service

A letter that touched Sophia Egold's life in ways she never expected is one she wrote six years ago when she was an eighth grader at St. Barnabas School in Indianapolis. It was a letter of thanks to a World War II hero for his service to his country.

Philippine bishop says child workers face dangerous conditions

Bishop Roberto Mallari of San Jose, chairman of the bishops' Commission on Catechism and Catholic Education, said the situation was alarming and sad.

Anthem on ‘The Gospel According to Kanye’

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's youth and young adult ministry takes on the big questions about spirituality, religion and Christianity with honesty and humor. In their latest podcast, the Anthem team asks what musical artist Kanye would say about the Good News.