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Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
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Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
Youth spirituality
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Youth spirituality

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Youth spirituality

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  • 1. Towards a YOUTH Spirituality for Today
  • 2. WHO AM I? WHAT IS THE MEANING OF MY LIFE? WHAT IS LOVE? CAN I FIND GOD IN DAILY LIFE? DO I NEED TO WALK THROUGH LIFE ALONE?
  • 3. HUNGER FOR MEANING & PURPOSE IN LIFE HUNGER FOR CONNECTION HUNGER FOR IDENTITY / RECOGNITION HUNGER FOR JUSTICE & PEACE HUNGER FOR THE HOLY/ DIVINE PROVIDE A VISION OF LIFE PROVIDE HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS SELF-ESTEEM & SELF-CONFIDENCE TRUTH & FAIRNESS SPIRITUAL DEPTH HUNGERS OF TODAY'S YOUTH YOUTH MINISTRY - A MULTIDIMENSIONAL REALITY
  • 4. WE PROPOSE FROM OUR READINGS... A SPIRITUALITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE INTEGRAL SPIRITUALITY : DONAL DORR 'SPIRITUALITY OF ST.FRANCIS De SALES JOSEPH D.BOWLER WE ARE CO-PILGRIMS S.PAINADATH, SJ
  • 5. Towards a definition of YOUTH SPIRITUALITY for Today…
  • 6. <ul><li>‘ Universal call </li></ul><ul><li>To holiness’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ it is love </li></ul><ul><li> that makes </li></ul><ul><li>us holy ’ </li></ul>spirituality according to ST.FRANCIS De SALES
  • 7. spirituality according to Fr. SEBASTIAN PAINADATH, SJ ‘ it is the awareness of the mystery of life, the sense of the ultimate goal & the final meaning of life’ ‘ it is the vision-and way of life – of a seeker on a relentless inner pilgrimage’
  • 8. INTEGRAL spirituality according to DONAL DORR ‘ A HOLISTIC SPIRITUALITY THAT IS DOWN TO EARTH, INTER-PERSONAL & RELATED TO GOD’
  • 9. POSSIBLE FOUNDATIONS FOR YOUTH SPIRITUALITY SACREDNESS OF LIFE THE JOURNEY OF JESUS TO FULLNESS I AM UNIQUE & LOVABLE CALLED, CHOSEN, QUALIFIED & SENT JOURNEY OF CO-PILGRIMS A DIVINE- HUMAN ADVENTURE
  • 10. A YOUTH SPIRITUALITY for TODAY A JOURNEY WITH SPIRITUAL FRIENDS THAT UPHOLDS THE SACREDNESS OF LIFE AND CHALLENGS ONE INTO A ‘DIVINE-HUMAN’ ADVENTURE , MODELLING ON THE YOUNG PERSON OF CHRIST , AND YET CELEBRATING ONE’S YOUTHFUL UNIQUENESS IN MATURING AS ‘ KINGDOM BUILDERS ’
  • 11. <ul><li>Begin with the HEART </li></ul>COMPONENTS OF YOUTH SPIRITUALITY <ul><li>Reason must reign with Interiority </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate LIFE with joy </li></ul><ul><li>Nourished by Spiritual Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>In touch with Human struggles </li></ul><ul><li>Together as Co-pilgrims </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from Christ the Full Person </li></ul><ul><li>Call to Holiness & Wholeness </li></ul>
  • 12. Characteristics of YOUTH SPIRITUALITY JOYFUL & HOPEFUL SPIRIT-LINKED ENABLING HOLISTIC ECO-FRIENDLY RELATIONAL REGNOCENTRIC DOWN TO EARTH PROMOTE DISCIPLESHIP
  • 13. Methodologies 2 promote YOUTH SPIRITUALITY Create environments for Holistic Formation of Youth Behold the Young as special in the eyes of God & Humanity Accompany the Young as spiritual friends to Fullness of Life Create settings that celebrate joy, hope and creativity Present Christ as the Model Youth
  • 14. THE END… OR JUST THE BEGINNING? FR. VINCENT FR. ALPHONSE FR. GLENN

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