The Synod on youth and vocation has as its patrons young people who died in the last decades and lived a life of heroic virtue.
Tag: Synod for young people
Carlos, who is studying economics in Valencia, speaks about coming to understand better the mystery of suffering through his friendship with Jorge Ribera, a 19 year old friend of his who is fighting a battle against leukemia.
Mariam is a young Kenyan woman who is studying engineering. She is convinced that we can listen to Christ who speaks to us in the ordinary experiences of our daily life.
On Thursday, 5 July 2018, Pope Francis authorized several decrees on heroic virtues, including those relating to two teenagers: the Anglo-Italian Carlo Acutis and the Spaniard Alexia González-Barros, who died respectively at 15 and 14 years of age.
The formation offered in Opus Dei is also addressed to young people, so that "they may be, now and for the rest of their lives, Christian leaven in families, jobs, and the whole of the immense field of human life in the middle of the world."