Why Don’t We Evangelize People Living with Disabilities?

Why Don’t We Evangelize People Living with Disabilities?

For all the discussion of the New Evangelization in the past forty years, there are topics that simply don’t get discussed, and should. I’m offering an occasional series of posts called Starting Conversations that I hope will get people thinking, talking, and doing. While I will offer opinions, my offerings are meant more to serve…

How Do You Awaken Thirst for God In People Who Say They Don’t Care?

How Do You Awaken Thirst for God In People Who Say They Don’t Care?

As I write this, we’re still in the graces of this past Easter Sunday, full of the good news that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead, and his life, death, and resurrection saves, heals, and transforms our lives. Because He is our friend and our LORD, we each have specific divine plans for our…

Are You a Catholic Evangelist? You Should Be…Here’s Why, and How to Start
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Are You a Catholic Evangelist? You Should Be…Here’s Why, and How to Start

Evangelization has been a dirty word in Catholic circles for too long, maybe because so many Catholics haven’t seen it done well. Here’s a book that helps us re-imagine how we do evangelization…and maybe even make it fun. by Susan Windley-Daoust Evangelization. Ugh…that word! People immediately think of soapboxes, megaphones, door to door missionaries, and…

Can You Picture an Evangelizing Parish?

Can You Picture an Evangelizing Parish?

Ugh, that word! Evangelization—people immediately think of soapboxes, megaphones, door-to-door missionaries, and more. And yet—we need to share the good news. Jesus told us too. We see people leaving, sometimes our family and friends. And to look at the last three months—has the world ever needed God more? And—we want to share the good news….

The Role of Evangelization in Discipleship

The Role of Evangelization in Discipleship

Lots of people think that they are already doing evangelization. In most cases, they are not. Would it help to look at what the Church teaches on the role of evangelization in the path of discipleship? I’ll bet it would! One of the challenges we meet in talking about evangelizing parishes—what are they? what does…