Young adults (18-39 years of age) are people in their late teens, twenties and thirties. They may be single, married, divorced or widowed. They may be parents, professionals or students. They may live in the country, a small town or the big city. They may come from an array of social, political, cultural, educational, and vocational realities. Whatever the background, young adults share one thing in common. All young adults are discovering their new role as an "adult" in the family, in the community or in the workplace.
Most young adults go through several transitions during these "early" years. Some of the changes may include: living on one's own for the first time, getting married, starting college, having kids, finding a new job, meeting people of different values, faiths... Sound familiar?
Without a solid foundation, it can be difficult to maneuver through these years. For this reason, we focus on developing your:
The Office of Youth and Young Adults seeks to support young adults at the diocesan and parish level. We encourage young adults to take an active role in their faith. At this time, we sponsor World Youth Day, Theology on Tap, Holy Hours, retreats for both singles and young married couples, mission trips, sports nights and young professional groups. We encourage you to bring these programs to your parish. To learn how, contact us at 715-234-5044.