Pope Francis needs your help. In October of 2018 the Synod of Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment will be held, and the Vatican has sent out a survey to young adults in preparation for this event. Please answer the following.

* 1. I am:

* 2. What is your age?

* 3. I am:

* 4. How do you/young adults communicate your needs or concerns with the Church and how does the Church respond?

* 5. What are your/young adults most significant challenges and best opportunities?

* 6. Which youth/young adult gatherings have the most success within the Church, and why do you feel they are successful?

* 7. Which youth/young adult gatherings have the most success outside the Church, and why do you feel they are successful?

* 8. How do you take part in your Church community? What possibilities do you see?

* 9. How does your parish community reach out to young adults who do not frequent Church gatherings?

* 10. Making decisions about whether your are called to marriage or religious life is called vocational discernment. Most people should have the support of the Church, family, and friends when determining their vocation in life. Do you feel that families and communities are involved in the vocational discernment of young adults? Why or why not?

* 11. How do schools and universities or other educational institutions contribute to the formation of young adults as they discern their vocation?

* 12. Changes in technology have changed the way people communicate. How does the Church take the digital world into account when forming relationships with young adults in the community?

* 13. If you could tell Pope Francis one thing, what would it be?

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