Responding with a Touch

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization We’re finishing Part III, “The Focus of the New Evangelization,” with “The Response of the New Evangelization to Today’s World.” In this final paragraph, the bishops acknowledge the…

Apologetics vs Evangelization

Some of my favorite reads are books on apologetics.  Few things get me as excited as learning to defend my Catholic faith.  With so many great authors and titles, from the writings of the saints to modern day apologists, there…

It’s about Hope

Continuing our ongoing discussion of  Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization We’re in Part III, “The Focus of the New Evangelization.” The introduction strikes me, as I sit here typing hurriedly and consider all that’s on my list for the rest…

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

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

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

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

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

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,”…