BLOG: new evangelization
Over the past few days, the “Church Alive” team has been shooting the bibical segments of their new series in the historic chapel of Assumption University in Windsor. In this scene, Sebastian Gomes shoots one of the promos for the series which will premiere on October 11, 2012, the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican ...read more
…it is the love of Christ that fills our hearts and impels us to evangelize. Today as in the past, he sends us through the highways of the world to proclaim his Gospel to all the peoples of the earth (cf Mt 28:19). Through his love, Jesus Christ attracts to himself the people of every ...read more
In honour of the Year of Faith and the upcoming Synod on the New Evangelization, Salt and Light is producing a series that explores how we evangelize in the postmodern world. We’re pulling out all the stops and asking everyone; from people-in-the-pews to Cardinals and bishops: what is this New Evangelization all about? What opportunities ...read more
In 2012, the Church’s focus is on the New Evangelization. Coinciding with the “Year of Faith” called for by Benedict XVI, the Church will hold a Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization in October 2012. The Pope also created a Pontifical Council to oversee the New Evangelization efforts. Witness host Fr. Thomas Rosica speaks ...read more
If we were to step back for a moment and look at the extent to which traditionally Christian societies have become secular in recent history, we might conclude (quite reasonably) that by all appearances the Faith is dying, if not dead already.  So dangerous is the perception of this cultural shift away from God, that ...read more
I love books. I love going to bookstores and agonizing over which book I’ll read first, what I will re-read next, and (perhaps a little dejectedly) thinking about all the books I haven’t read yet. Somewhere amidst all my nuttiness, I also manage to convince myself that if I could just sleep a few hours a ...read more
By Deborah Gyapong Canadian Catholic News OTTAWA (CCN) – The importance of the New Evangelization and the deep sense of communion between the Church in Canada and the Holy See are two themes that emerged from the recent visit to Rome by a delegation of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). “It is fair ...read more
When’s the last time you thought of the Catholic faith as dynamite? You know, that WOW feeling — where your imagination is enraptured and you appreciate just how amazing the faith is? If you haven’t had the wow feeling in a while or you’re looking for another reason to fall in love with the faith ...read more
Watch live streaming video from cccb2011 at livestream.com Every year, the Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops begins with the president’s report. Bishop Pierre Morissette, whose term as head of the CCCB ends this week, outlined the work that has been done over the past year and the challenges that lie ahead. ...read more
Do we need modern media to proclaim the Good News? We have a duty to evangelize, but is there a wrong way to evangelize? Can modern media, such as Youtube and Facebook, effectively communicate the depth of revelation? Can a tweet bring you one step closer to an encounter with Jesus, the icon of the ...read more