The Word Among Us

November 2019 Issue

Hope for Our Future

An interview on the faith of Catholic young adults in the modern world.

Hope for Our Future: An interview on the faith of Catholic young adults in the modern world.

Katie Prejean McGrady is a Catholic speaker, author, and youth minister from Lake Charles, Louisiana. In March of 2018, she gathered with three hundred other young adults in Rome to help the Catholic Church prepare for its Synod on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment. One year later, Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation Christus Vivit [Christ Lives], summarizing the synod and encouraging the entire people of God to reflect on youth and how we can accompany them toward lives of holiness. We asked Katie for her perspective on this—and for a peek into her own life.

TWAU: Earlier this year, in the exhortation Christ Lives, Pope Francis wrote about some of the challenges facing modern young...

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