A Southern-Style Reversion: Evangelization in the Deep South

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Jennifer Fitz to the New Evangelizers blogging team! Inspired by an article in the National Catholic Register, on the growing Catholic presence in the South, I wanted to start my writing here at New Evangelizers with…

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How a One-Eyed Man Taught Me to See Love

In the movie You’ve Got Mail, there is a wonderful line where a character says, “You are what you read.” Just as we digest food and make it a part of our bodies, we digest books and make them a…

A Journey Begun

“But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God, the benefit you reap leads to Holiness, and the result is eternal life.  For the wages of sin is death, but the Gift of God is eternal Life in Christ Jesus Our…

Looking at the Year of Faith Note, Part 2

The Note continues with recommendations for each Diocese and local communities including parishes and associations. At the Diocesan level Each diocese is asked to have a celebration and conclusion marking the Year of Faith along with a day of study…

Fishers of Men

Fishers of Men

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Mike Hays to the New Evangelizers blogging team! For the majority of my life, church has been a comfortable place. Show up, pray, learn, communion, sing (lip-sync), and go home. Repeat next Sunday. I thought that…

How Beautiful the Feet

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Kelly Wahlquist to the New Evangelizers blogging team! I have never been the picture of the typical American Woman, because I loathe shopping. To me it is a waste of precious time, and thus I am…

Outreach and Reaching Out

Outreach and Reaching Out

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization If I’m honest with you, I was tempted to skim through this final section, Part V: “Key Components of Outreach Programs.” But then I read the first two…

Getting Back the Pro-Life Stick

Getting Back the Pro-Life Stick

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Krissie Allen to the New Evangelizers blogging team! Years ago my devoutly Catholic father placed “We Vote Pro-Life” bumper stickers on the back of all his children’s cars, including mine.  As a fourth-commandment-keeping kind of daughter,…

Evangelizing by Example

Evangelizing by Example

During my six years in the military, I learned the key to good leadership: lead by example.  In the same way, we can share our faith by evangelizing by example, and it can be one of the most powerful ways…

Catholicism Is a Celebration

Catholicism Is a Celebration

Editor’s note: Today we welcome Glenna Bradshaw to the New Evangelizers blogging team! “Catholicism is a celebration, in words and imagery, of the God who takes infinite delight in bringing human beings to the fullness of life.” So says Fr. Robert…