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by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 14, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- When it’s time for camp this summer, Catholic youth around the country will listen to inspirational talks, make friends in small groups, and sing praise and worship music around a bonfire– all in their very own living

Rome, Italy, Jun 13, 2020 / 09:38 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer who died in 2006, will be beatified October 10 in Assisi, Italy. “The joy we have long awaited finally has a date,” Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi said in a statement

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jun 11, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen whose beatification Pope Francis approved in February, is known for his gift for computer programming, but how he used those skills is what makes him an example of holiness, according to

by Michelle Dushensky If you have ever been to St. Cecilia Parish in Oakley, the church’s beautiful exterior and interior were probably the first things that caught your eye. But if you have attended Mass at St. Cecilia within the past three and a half years, you most likely noticed

Students at the 2020 FOCUS Student Leadership summit. Courtesy photo
by Perry West Denver, Colo., Mar 31, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic has led colleges across the country to close their dorms, and offer classes online. As students return home with time on their hands, Catholics involved in campus ministry have offered advice on how to spend

By Wayne Topp For many young adults, parishes are an enigma. They experience them as young children, and some may have been involved in their high school youth group. Then they went off to college. Half of those involved teenagers stayed engaged in their faith, while others simply “took a

By John Stegeman When Miley Azbill, 17, took the stage Nov. 23 in front of 3,000 young Catholics, she wasn’t nervous. Dressed in a “Serve like Teresa” sweatshirt, sweatpants, a knee brace and carrying a borrowed guitar, the teen wowed the crowd with her original song, “Revealed,” winning NCYC’s Top

By Mary Farrow Washington D.C., Dec 17, 2019 / 03:06 am (CNA).- It all started with a Twitter rant. A single Catholic in D.C. (CNA’s Christine Rousselle, to be exact) sounded off in personal disappointment about a speed dating event that she was attending at a local parish. Per the

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Finding events for teens or retirees hasn’t been a challenge in many parts of the church. One underserved population, however, has been young adults. Five local ministries have combined forces to fix that problem beginning May 1 with the first Vigil Praise event, an