Posts Tagged ‘Young Catholics’

NZ Bishop: No hierarchy of age – listen to young people and learn Comments 0

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Bishop Charles Drennan of the Palmerston North Diocese in New Zealand says “We are a communion of people. There is no hierarchy of age in the Church, yet so much of our formal written expression and documentation of who we are is produced by older men (cf. Joel 2:28). “Even the recent final document of Read more

21 New Zealanders to attend World Youth Day in Panama Comments 0

Monday, November 19th, 2018
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A contingent of 21 New Zealanders will attend the international celebration for 2019 World Youth Day (WYD2019) in Panama. The event in January next year will be attended by thousands from around the world. Bishop of Palmerston North, Charles Drennan, who will be accompanying the New Zealand pilgrimage to Panama, commented “it’s my first World Read more

Open and lively start to Youth Synod Comments 0

Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Nathanaël Lamataki, a New Caledonia University student (4th-year Law) from Païta parish, is the official representative of the CEPAC Youth at the Bishops Synod. He is pictured above in St Peter’s Square, on the opening day, with a diocesan priest of New Caledonia, Fr Jean-Paul Pouillet, who is having a 3-week break in France. “A great honour Read more

Open letter to synod from 107 young Scots Comments 0

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

In a open letter ahead of the Youth Synod, 107 hundred young Scots say it would be a mistake to downplay orthodoxy. The letter, signed by 107 Catholics aged between 18 and 35, was addressed to Scottish Archbishop Leo Cushley. Cushley is one of the bishops attending the synod on young people which began this Read more

Bishop Lowe heads to Rome for Synod about young people Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018

This week, Bishop Steve Lowe, Bishop of Hamilton, will leave for Rome to attend the 2018 Synod of Bishops which this year is focused on young people. Pope Francis announced the theme of the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops: “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment” on 6 October 2016. This Read more

The Catholic Church – Coming to a Starbucks Near You? Comments 0

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Young Catholics have told their Church elders that the faith should be spread in the places where they like to hang out, such as coffee bars. Continue reading Related Posts:Coffee – Bitter invention of satanWhat NZ’s young people want from ChurchYoung Catholics: traditionalists and modernistsCatholic prisoners outnumber Anglicans for the first time

What NZ’s young people want from Church Comments 0

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Passion, like-minded discussion and connecting with others are the top three things that young people in New Zealand are asking of the Catholic Church in this country. This is according to the youth survey conducted last year in preparation for the 2018 Synod on Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment at the Vatican. Continue reading Related Read more

Young Catholics: traditionalists and modernists Comments 0

Monday, December 4th, 2017

There are two groups of young Catholics: those who want to “draw the Church back” to a previous era, and those who think the Church should conform to social trends, according to a report from the bishops of England and Wales. The bishops surveyed around 3,000 young Catholic Britons ahead of next October’s synod of Read more

Digital network for Catholic uni’s 175 anniversary Comments 0

Monday, November 27th, 2017

The University of Notre Dame will celebrate its 175th anniversary by launching the Grotto Network, a digital media platform for young Catholic adults. The university is located in Notre Dame in the American state of Indiana. Founded in 1842, the university was established to serve the Church and society. The digital network platform is one Read more

A Catholic Hipster Handbook – What’s awesome about being Catholic Comments 0

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Catholic Hipster Handbook will help readers realise the only way to go against what’s normal and accepted in the culture is to be authentically Catholic – rediscovering cool saints, forgotten prayers, and other weird but sacred stuff. Being a Catholic Hipster is all about an attitude – an attitude grounded in being part of Read more