Resources

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Young People Today
Why Do Catholics Baptize Infants?
Why Do Catholics Baptize Infants? In a video, Fr. John Kerns explains the significance and practice of infant baptism in the Catholic Church.
Religion in Society
Social Media Fact Sheet
In a recent study, The Pew Research Center found that “Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another…” This number has quickly trended upwards, in 2005… Read More
Religion in Society
The Religious Typology
Across America the religious landscape is divided into hundreds of identities or affiliations, evolving vastly from the hard drawn lines of religious denominations. A recent study conducted by The Pew… Read More
Great Reads
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
In this article from the Atlantic, Jean Twenge, author of the book iGen, discusses the implications of youth growing up in a generation that is obsessed with iPhones and iPads.… Read More
Young People Today
Video Catechism For Teens
The video Catechism produced by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston West Virginia and Outside Da Box Productions is an excellent series of short videos on the Catechism of the Catholic Church… Read More
Religion in Society
Pope Francis On Social Media
During World Day of Social Communications Pope Francis met with Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, during which the Pope proclaimed “text messages, and social networks are a gift from God”.… Read More
Young People Today
Importance Of Listening To Youth
At the General Assembly in June of 2018 His Excellency Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States addressed leaders, ministers, and Clergy with a poignant message which he… Read More
Young People Today
Dealing with the Death of a Young Person
In this article, written by Mitchell Fraas and Robert J. McCarty, provides a guide for leaders in the wake of loss and unexpected crisis. This includes information about planning, memorials,… Read More
Reflections
Amid Chaos, Hope
An anniversary passes this week that will likely be lost in the news of hurricanes and presidential tweets. With the start of school, open houses, meetings with teachers, and homework, today… Read More
Reflections
I Get Thomas
I get Thomas. I get why he needed to see the wounds. Like you, I struggle. I doubt. I wonder. I’ve put all my eggs in this basket, after all,… Read More
Great Reads
Official Institute Prayer Released
The official prayer of The Leadership Institute has been promulgated by Bishop Frank Caggiano and will be distributed for the first time at the Institute’s launch on Wednesday, January 11,… Read More

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