Final Document of the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment

Final Document of the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment
Final Document of the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment Content: INTRODUCTION PREAMBLE PART I “HE WALKED WITH THEM” Chapter 1 A Listening Church Chapter II Three crucial Elements Chapter III Identity and relations Chapter IV Being young Today PART II “THEIR EYES WERE OPENED” Chapter I The gift of Youth Chapter II The Mystery of Vocation Chapter III The mission to accompany Chapter IV The Art of Discernment PART III THEY SET OFF WITHOUT DELAY Chapter I The...

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Letter from the Synod Fathers to Young People

Letter from the Synod Fathers to Young People
Letter from the Synod Fathers to Young People We, the Synod Fathers now address you, young people of the world, with a word of hope, trust and consolation. In these days, we have gathered together to hear the voice of Jesus, “the eternally young Christ”, and to recognize in Him your many voices, your shouts of exultation, your cries, and your moments of silence. We are familiar with your inner searching, the joys and hopes, the pain and anguish that make up your longings. Now we want you to...

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Young Witnesses

Witness of Briana Santiago

Witness of Briana Santiago

Briana Santiago Synod witness October 4th  Holy Father, and all here present, my name is Briana Santiago, I am 27 years old, and I am from San Antonio, Texas. I have just begun my fifth year of...

Saint Bartolomea Capitanio

Saint Bartolomea Capitanio

BARTOLOMEA, THE DELIGHT OF CHARITY In these pages, we wish to present the person of Bartolomea Capitanio, canonized in Rome by pope Pio XII on 18 May 1950 together with Vincenza Gerosa. She presents...

Witness of Viktoria Zolnova, from Slovakia, at the 2nd part of the Synod

Witness of Viktoria Zolnova, from Slovakia, at the 2nd part of the Synod

Holy Father, Synodal Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is a great honor and privilege for me to be with you here today and my heart is full of gratitute for such a grace. My...


Pope Francis Speaks to Young People

Video Message of Pope Francis in preparation for World Youth Day Panama 2019

Video Message of Pope Francis in preparation for World Youth Day Panama 2019

Dear young people, World Youth Day is fast approaching. It will be held in Panama in January and the theme is Mary’s response to God’s call, “I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me...

Pope Francis speaks to young people from Lithuania

Pope Francis speaks to young people from Lithuania

MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE ADDRESS OF THE HOLY FATHER Square in front of the Cathedral (Vilnius, Lithuania) Saturday, 22 September 2018 APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  TO...

Ecumenical Meeting With Young People

Ecumenical Meeting With Young People

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  TO LITHUANIA, LATVIA AND ESTONIA ECUMENICAL MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE ADDRESS OF THE HOLY FATHER Kaarli Lutheran Church (Tallinn,...


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Book: The World of New Generations According to the Online Questionnaire

Book: The World of New Generations According to the Online Questionnaire

The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops makes available  the publication: The World of New Generations According to the Online Questionnaire   Introduction[1] The path of...

Angelus prayer. Sunday 28th October 2018

Angelus prayer. Sunday 28th October 2018

ANGELUS Saint Peter's Square Sunday, 28 October 2018   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! But it does not seem so good! [amid wind and rain] This morning, in Saint Peter’s...

Address by Pope Francis at the opening of the Synod of Bishops

Address by Pope Francis at the opening of the Synod of Bishops

ADDRESS BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS AT THE OPENING OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS  ON YOUNG PEOPLE, THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT Synod Hall Wednesday, 3 October 2018   Dear Beatitudes,...