Fr. Kirby Longo’s Homilies

August 19th, 2019 - The Spiritual Battles of GenZ

August 21, 2018

I am not sounding some apocalyptic horn announcing this the worst age. Every age, every generation has its struggles. We can just look to Paul’s letter today, “Brothers and Sisters, watch carefully how you live, not as foolish but as wise, making the most of the opportunity, because the days are evil.”

The evil we face today is subtle, confusing, and hard to pin down. That Struggle is the struggle with meaninglessness, and our young people are losing. 54% of young people considered themselves lonely, and suicide is now the third leading cause of death in young people between the ages of 10 and 24… about 4,600 kids in the U.S. each year.

What are we to do?