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The Church
Thanks God
for Youth!
What Church Leaders are
saying about the Gifts of Youth
Thank God for Youth!
The Church and
world need the
faith, gifts, energy,
and fresh ideas of
young people.
United States Ca...
Thank God for Youth!
The faith experiences of
adolescents enrich our own
sense of the continuing
presence of Christ’s
Spir...
Thank God for Youth
Parish life is enriched
by the energy,
enthusiasm, and gifts
of young members.
Tom East, Dir of the Ce...
Thank God
for Youth!
Youth challenge the rest of the
church not to become settled and
sedentary, never to experience
itsel...
Thank God for Youth!
Youth bring to the parish
community youthfulness,
energy, vitality,
hopefulness and vision
United Sta...
Thank God for Youth!
Youth
engage us
in a sense
of wonder and awe about the
present that evokes a joy and
hopefulness for ...
Thank God for Youth!
…Young people can be the
hands, arms, and mouthpiece of
God to their generation.
Jim Burns, Pres. Nat...
Thank God for Youth!
Youth give active witness
that in these new
generations Christ is still
proclaiming his gospel and
th...
Thank God for Youth!
Historically, our Catholic
heritage boasts of childhood
saints and adolescent
martyrs. Today’s youth ...
Thank God for Youth!
Adolescents assist our
faith communities by
calling us to the
youthfulness and vitality
of the Spirit...
Thank God for Youth!
Youth who are called, trained, and
supported in leadership roles serve
with great passion and energy....
Thank God for Youth!
More teen Church leaders
today could mean more
adult church leaders
tomorrow.
Lisa Marie Calderone-St...
Thank God for Youth!
A community that comes
to know and treasure the
youth in their midst will
experience new ways of
pray...
Thank God for Youth!
The church should
invest a great deal of
attention, creativity, and
institutional resources
into its ...
Thank God for Youth!
Youth – in their
vitality, their
questioning and
exploration,
their stretching, … – in all of these
t...
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  1. 1. The Church Thanks God for Youth! What Church Leaders are saying about the Gifts of Youth
  2. 2. Thank God for Youth! The Church and world need the faith, gifts, energy, and fresh ideas of young people. United States Catholic Bishops. Renewing the Vision, pg.50)
  3. 3. Thank God for Youth! The faith experiences of adolescents enrich our own sense of the continuing presence of Christ’s Spirit in the world and give us hope. National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry From Age to Age 1997 pg. 2
  4. 4. Thank God for Youth Parish life is enriched by the energy, enthusiasm, and gifts of young members. Tom East, Dir of the Center for Ministry Development in Effective Practices in Youth Ministry, 2004
  5. 5. Thank God for Youth! Youth challenge the rest of the church not to become settled and sedentary, never to experience itself as fully established or absolutely complete. National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops From Age to Age 1997 pg. 6
  6. 6. Thank God for Youth! Youth bring to the parish community youthfulness, energy, vitality, hopefulness and vision United States Catholic Bishops in their Message to Youth
  7. 7. Thank God for Youth! Youth engage us in a sense of wonder and awe about the present that evokes a joy and hopefulness for the future. National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry, From Age to Age 1997 pg. 6
  8. 8. Thank God for Youth! …Young people can be the hands, arms, and mouthpiece of God to their generation. Jim Burns, Pres. National Institute of Youth Ministry
  9. 9. Thank God for Youth! Youth give active witness that in these new generations Christ is still proclaiming his gospel and the people are still responding to God… National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry, From Age to Age 1997 pg. 2
  10. 10. Thank God for Youth! Historically, our Catholic heritage boasts of childhood saints and adolescent martyrs. Today’s youth are no different. They still possess that contagious enthusiasm and refreshing idealism. They are capable of serving Christ in a heroic manner… ( Frank Mercadante, Trainer and Founder of Cultivation Ministries, Growing Teen Disciples 1998 pg. 14)
  11. 11. Thank God for Youth! Adolescents assist our faith communities by calling us to the youthfulness and vitality of the Spirit National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry From Age to Age 1997 pg. 3
  12. 12. Thank God for Youth! Youth who are called, trained, and supported in leadership roles serve with great passion and energy. They develop amazing abilities to share faith, witness their relationship with God through the decisions they make, and pursue good works into adulthood. Ann Marie Eckert , Center for Ministry Development, Total Youth Ministry: Youth Leadership vol. 1 2004
  13. 13. Thank God for Youth! More teen Church leaders today could mean more adult church leaders tomorrow. Lisa Marie Calderone-Steward, Trainer & Founder of Today’s Promise, Changing Lives: Transformational Ministry and Today’s Teens 2004 pg.27
  14. 14. Thank God for Youth! A community that comes to know and treasure the youth in their midst will experience new ways of praying, celebrating, serving and learning…Youth and the community learn together and are transformed in the process. Tom East, Dir. Center for Ministry Development, Effective Practices in Dynamic Youth Ministry 2004
  15. 15. Thank God for Youth! The church should invest a great deal of attention, creativity, and institutional resources into its young members… Undeniably the future of the U.S. Catholic Church vitally depends on it. National Study on Youth and Religion pg. 194
  16. 16. Thank God for Youth! Youth – in their vitality, their questioning and exploration, their stretching, … – in all of these things, youth mirror for us the face of a church with a youthful heart. National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry, From Age to Age 1997 pg. 6
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