Going, Going, Gone ...What Now?

In their study, the Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, Saint Mary�s Press describes extensive research on young Catholics who have left the Church. This session will identify the underlying dynamics that lead to disaffiliation and we will propose pastoral strategies that enhance affiliation and engagement with the faith community.

  • Date:Saturday, December 8
  • Time:2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Session Type:Breakout
  • Session Code:D06
  • Submitter - First Name:Bob
  • Submitter - Last Name:McCarty
  • Submitter - Email Address:bobmccarty@verizon.net
  • Thematic Categories:Evangelization
  • Session Outcome 1:Participants will understand the underlying dynamics leading to the disaffiliation of young Catholics.
  • Session Outcome 2:Participants will consider the implications for parish life, vocational discernment, catechetical ministry liturgy, and pastoral ministry.
  • Session Outcome 3:Participants will be introduced to practical pastoral and outreach strategies and initiatives that foster engagement in the faith community.