On the Necessity of Purgatory

On the Necessity of Purgatory

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Catholic Skywalker to the New Evangelizers blogging team! There are many, some of them Catholic, who think that Purgatory is an invention of the Church. They believe it is a theological theory that had its time…

Second Chances and Freedom

Second Chances and Freedom

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Kathryn Cunningham to the New Evangelizers blogging team! The gift of freedom is the one identifiable privilege all Americans share, despite other differences. Here in the USA we can say, do, and think what we want, within…

Porta Fidei: A Year of Faith

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Deanna Bartalini to the New Evangelizers blogging team! Pope Benedict XVI has written an Apostolic Letter to announce the Year of Faith beginning October 11, 2012 and ending November 24, 2013.  The date it’s beginning…

It’s Not New, But We Need It

It’s Not New, But We Need It

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization We’re up to page 6, “Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the New Evangelization.” In this section, Pope Benedict highlights that the New Evangelization is not, in…

Finding God’s Purpose

Finding God’s Purpose

Editor’s note: Today, we welcome Christina Weigand to the New Evangelizers blogging team! For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were…

Catholics Wanted: No Experience Necessary

Catholics Wanted: No Experience Necessary

Editor’s note: Today, we welcome Chad Torgerson to the New Evangelizers blogging team! Today’s job market is extremely competitive.  Landing a job requires years of experience, excellent references, and, of course, some form of higher education.  Unfortunately, this need for…

Proclaiming Anew

Proclaiming Anew

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization Under the heading “Blessed John Paul II and the New Evangelization,” we find a short history lesson of the phrase that’s the topic of our discussion, “New Evangelization,”…

The Very Core of Our Mission

The Very Core of Our Mission

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization We read, on page 5: The proclamation of the Kingdom of God and salvation for all people through Jesus Christ is at the very core of the Church’s…

Show Them Jesus

Show Them Jesus

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization On page 4, we read this, Even though much has already been done to welcome our missing brothers and sisters back to the Lord’s Table, there is still…

It’s Personal

It’s Personal

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization We’ve made it to page 3, and here we have one of my favorite parts of this document. The New Evangelization is a call to each person to…