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News Stories About Young Adults

Biking for a cause: Kaukauna college student takes part in 800-mile 'Biking for Babies' benefit ride | Kevin Biese of Holy Cross Parish, Kaukauna, is biking more than 800 miles in seven days to raise money for three pro-life charities

Norbertine volunteers respond to needs in community: Norbertine Volunteer Community now in its second year | Five post-college-age young adults are living in solidarity and serving in the Olde North neighborhood of Green Bay

Music leads Vogel closer to God: Guitarist says invitation to play music at Mass struck a chord | A simple invitation can change a life, says Nick Vogel, music director for Finding Faith, the Catholic campus ministry band at UW-Green Bay

Donlon-Stanz takes ministry on road | Julianne Donlon-Stanz is forthright about how the Bishop's Appeal funds her work as director of Adult Faith Formation and Young Adult Ministry

Group mixes musical talent with faith: 'Building Permit' uses contemporary liturgical music to minister | Group taps their passion for music to glorify God, celebrate their Catholic faith and spread the good news


‘Break Away’ brings young adults together for music and message

Close to 80 people gathered for the free "Break Away" young adult evening at St. Norbert College where they heard music and a strong pro-life message from Green Bay Bishop David Ricken. (Read the story in The Compass)

Video of Bishop David Ricken speaking at Break Away (Click on screen on left to play)

Bishop Ricken joins young adults for river boat ride | "Boating with the Bishop" is second gathering between bishop, young adults and second in a series of summer events for young adults

'Spirituality and Sushi' Reels in Young Adults | First in a series of summer events serves popular mix of food and faith

Mission trip to Chinese orphanage a moving experience for local Catholic | Jessica Ebsch, a 30-year-old Appleton resident and member of St. Mary Parish in Greenville, spent two weeks as a volunteer on a mission trip at an orphanage in Beijing. Ebsch is a registered nurse at Affinity Health System.

Spiritus kicks off second year offering retreats to Catholic youth | The ministry's eight-member team, comprised of mostly 20-something volunteers from across the nation, is nearly booked to capacity for the year evangelizing Catholic youth in schools and parishes throughout Wisconsin.