Alpha evangelization program for youth Alpha is an online program that introduces people to Jesus. They offer a program especially for youth which is very dynamic. It is non denominational, completely free of charge and available online. Alpha is also run for people of all ages. It originated in England in 1991 and is currently available in 120 countries and 60 languages. Follow the easy directions on the website to create an Alpha for your parish or youth group. Who's Responsible for Children's Faith Formation? (Barna) Barna, known for their research, presents the latest on why churches and parents need to partner today.
Research on Parents What Parents Want to Hear from the Church, Developmental Relationships, More.
Lifelong Faith Journal (Lifelong Faith Associates) An excellent source of research, resources and challenging articles on every aspect of faith formation including data on effectiveness and best practices on inter generational, life cycle and family based approaches to faith formation. The articles are available for free download.
Going Going Gone (CARA and St. Mary's Press) This book by Robert J. McCarty and John M. Vitek looks at the phenomena of the Disaffiliated Catholics. St. Mary's Press commissioned the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate to study why are young people "going, going, gone".
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