Pope Francis’ Synod on Young People examines various issues IMAGE MN Youth

Pope Francis’ Synod on Young People examines various issues

October 12, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Synod of Bishops on the topic of Young People, the faith and vocational discernment has been meeting at the Vatican for just over one week.

A young woman’s call to Religious Life IMAGE Aurora

A young woman’s call to Religious Life

October 05, 2018 Monique Singh

The first time God inspired me with the sense of a calling to Religious Life, I was about 16 years old and living in Taree.

The Synod for Youth has now begun IMAGE MN Youth

The Synod for Youth has now begun

October 03, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Synod for Youth has now begun at the Vatican. The Synod of Bishops will gather until 28 October to discuss young people in the Catholic Church. Pope Francis will preside over the synod which brings together more than 300 cardinals, bishops, priests, religious and lay experts, including young people.

Pints With A Purpose - Two young men on a journey to priesthood IMAGE MN Youth

Pints With A Purpose - Two young men on a journey to priesthood

August 10, 2018 Brooke Robinson

For National Vocation Awareness week, Pints With A Purpose welcomed two young men studying to become priests. Solomon Omeiza is a seminarian for the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and Richard Sofatzis is a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Sydney. They are both 27 years old and are living and studying at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd in Homebush.

The largest survey of young Catholics ever conducted IMAGE MN Youth

The largest survey of young Catholics ever conducted

August 03, 2018 Brooke Robinson

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) last year initiated the largest survey of young Catholics ever conducted. These results have now been released by the ACBC, and will assist in preparations for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, which will be held in October this year.

World Youth Day: 10 years on IMAGE MN Youth

World Youth Day: 10 years on

July 20, 2018 Britten Thompson

Ten years ago, Pope Benedict XVI visited Sydney to celebrate World Youth Day (WYD), a celebration intended to reinvigorate parishes, schools and leadership within the Church in Australia. Now, 10 years on, celebrating the anniversary of WYD is providing an opportunity to rejuvenate our hearts and our vision by remembering WYD08.

Sacred@Seven: youth gathering for Adoration IMAGE MN Youth

Sacred@Seven: youth gathering for Adoration

May 28, 2018 Brooke Robinson

In our busy world it is so important to take time out, turn off mobile phones and just sit in the presence of God.

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer IMAGE MN Youth

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer

May 09, 2018 John Kingsley-Jones

The meaning of joy was the subject of a presentation by Fr Greg Barker, Parish Priest of Forster Tuncurry at the Pints For A Purpose event held earlier this week.