Youth Questionnaire for the Synod

Dunkeld Youth attending World Youth Day – Photo courtesy of Paul McSherry
Journeying Together - Questionnaire for young people
To help Pope Francis make important decisions about the future of the Catholic Church, young people across the world are being asked to share their experiences of their parish or school. Thank you for your help.

First you will be asked to tell us a little bit about yourself and then there are 7 short questions. When you have finished please click on SUBMIT at the end to send your answers to us.
Please select your age group
Please select your age group
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How would you describe yourself?
How would you describe yourself?
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My Thoughts about my Church
Please click to show your choices and, if you can, tell us a bit more about your experiences. There is no need to write at length.
1. I feel welcome in my Church or Catholic School.
1. I feel welcome in my Church or Catholic School.
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I think feeling welcome is important

I think feeling welcome is important

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If you do not feel welcome, what would make this better?

If you do not feel welcome, what would make this better?

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2. I am listened to in my Church or Catholic School.
2. I am listened to in my Church or Catholic School.
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I think being listened to is important.

I think being listened to is important.

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If you said you were not listened to, how would you like to be listened to?

If you said you were not listened to, how would you like to be listened to?

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3. In my Church or Catholic School, I am confident to talk about life issues that concern me e.g. climate change, the environment, Covid, war, mental health...
3. In my Church or Catholic School, I am confident to talk about life issues that concern me e.g. climate change, the environment, Covid, war, mental health...
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I think being able to speak confidently about these things is important.

I think being able to speak confidently about these things is important.

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What would help to make this better?

What would help to make this better?

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4. Our religious services held in our Church or Catholic school are meaningful to me and joyful.
4. Our religious services held in our Church or Catholic school are meaningful to me and joyful.
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I think its important that religious services are meaningful and joyful.

I think its important that religious services are meaningful and joyful.

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What would make religious services better?

What would make religious services better?

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5. I ask the Holy Spirit to guide me when making important decisions.
5. I ask the Holy Spirit to guide me when making important decisions.
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I think this is important

I think this is important

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Please share your experience

Please share your experience

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6. Things that make me happy about being a member of my parish of Catholic school family.
6. Things that make me happy about being a member of my parish of Catholic school family.
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7. Has any part of being in my parish or Catholic school made me feel hurt or sad? If so, what?
7. Has any part of being in my parish or Catholic school made me feel hurt or sad? If so, what?
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Diocese of Dunkeld - Synod Survey