Christus Vivit: Christ is Alive

Study Circle Guide prepared by Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC

Apostolic exhortations, like Christus Vivit, are generally letters to the whole world on a specific theme. In this case, the difference is not so much the theme but the audience. It is addressed primarily to young people.

Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation is “a wonderful summons to the Church to more vigorously invest in youth and young adults, especially those on the peripheries and those disconnected from the Church,” said the President and committee chairmen of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB).

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