Young adults learn to ready homes, hearts for Advent season

Diocese of Knoxville’s young adult ministry and Office of Christian Formation join to present a seasonal retreat By Gabrielle Nolan As Christians, we know that the liturgical season of Advent is a preparation for welcoming the Christ child on Christmas day, ushering in a season of light, joy, hope, and …

‘You belong here’

Cathedral parish takes part in national initiative to engage young adults in faith By Emily Booker What was life like when you were 22? For some, it was graduating college, getting married, and settling down in a career. For others, it was cheap housing with several friends and partying between …

A priest’s open letter to young adults: Why you need the Church

In a world where Catholicism increasingly is pushed to the periphery, the 18-and-over group is vital By Father Michael Cummins Why do some young adults wander away from the Church? There are no easy answers to this. At least I have not found one in my own experience of ministry. …