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Year of Evangelization

 

A Letter from Fr. Dindo --

During the Year of 2020, the parish will celebrate the theme of “Evangelization: On a Mission from God.” “What does evangelize mean? To give witness with joy and simplicity to who we are and what we believe in”-Pope Francis.

In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus commissions his Apostles and all Christians to “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them….and teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” This commission extends to all of us through our baptism. Evangelization is not just for extroverts or other religions; we are all called to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. In fact, we are here today because the 12 Apostles evangelized!

One simple way to evangelize is to invite someone to Mass or a parish event. Never under estimate the power of a personal invitation. Many people have returned to Mass, joined a Bible study or RCIA because of a simple invitation from someone they knew.

Each week we will feature a different bulletin article with ideas on how and why we need to evangelize. There will also be extra resources regarding evangelization on our parish website, www.stmarymokena.org

 Holy Spirit, come fill us with the courage to share our faith with others.

 

 

In the Year of Evangelization, we are featuring articles in the bulletin each week to help you learn a little bit more about sharing your faith. The more you know, the easier it is to talk to someone about it. The articles are also listed below.

 

What is Evangelization?

Sharing the Faith.

10 Tips for Sharing the Catholic Faith.

The First Step of Evangelization.

The Second Step of Evangelization.

The Third Step of Evangelization.

The Fourth and Fifth Steps of Evangelization.

Sharing the Faith, Part II.

The Home is the First Place Kids Learn About Jesus.

Excerpts from Evangelii Nuntiandi

Excerpts from Evangelii Nuntiandi, Part II

How Can I Evangelize from Home?

4 Simple Ways to Evangelize During a Pandemic

20 Ways to Share Your Faith

10 More Ways to Share Your Faith

Circle of Influence

Circle of Influence, Part II

The Secret to Loving Your Neighbor

Evangelization Story: Sharing Mary at a Drive-Thru

What do the Saints and Other Catholic Leaders Say About Sharing Your Faith?

More Quotes about Sharing the Faith from Saints and other Catholic Leaders.

Quotes about Sharing the Faith from Saints and other Catholic Leaders, Part III

Saints Who Were Great Evangelizers

MORE Saints Who Were Great Evangelizers

Practical Advice on Sharing Your Faith

3 Core Elements of the New Evangelization

What is the New Evangelization?

Fusing Athletics and Evangelization

Do's and Don'ts for Helping Loved Ones Come Back to Church

In a Rut? The One Simple Way to Get Out

I've Been Trying to Help a Family Member

How Do You Start Sharing Your Faith At Work?

5 Thoughts About Praying for Someone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these great websites to learn more about evangelization and sharing the faith:

Relevant Radio

St. Paul Street Evangelization

99 Ways to Evangelize

What is Evangelization?

 

 

 

 

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