Articles for CARA

How do young adults fit in the larger Vincentian Family?

In 2013, DePaul’s Office of Mission & Values (OMV) commissioned a CARA study of “Unaffiliated Lay Vincentians.” Dr. Scott Kelley, assistant vice president for Vincentian Scholarship for OMV, shares the survey’s results & what they mean for the larger Vincentian Family.

Sisters of Charity Seton Hill show nuances of research

Are sisters growing or declining? There is a great need for nuances according to a new CARA report. Individual communities show varied, nuanced trends.

Catholic colleges – What difference?

The research blog for the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) released what for some might be counter-intuitive results of a study of the impact of Catholic colleges on faith and vocations. Here are some of the highlights taken from The study...

Catholic College Influences Vocations

Catholic College Influences Choice To Become Nun, Brother, Suggests CARA Study Average age of those professing perpetual vows is 39 After Caucasians, Asians form largest group entering religious orders Half recently professed didn't consider religious life until older...

What we all face together

A pair of recent studies spell out the challenges followers of Vincent, Louise, Elizabeth and Frederic face today. A Lilly Foundation sponsored study focuses on Catholic parish life. A Barna Group study provides a picture of the broader Christian landscape  by...

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