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Evangelization Matters!

Care for the Stranger Among Us

Posted by RENEW International on Mar 13, 2018 3:15:45 PM

The Catholic Church in America has been called an immigrant Church. How does that translate into meeting the needs of immigrants in our parishes?

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Topics: Mission Matters

Mission Matters–The Pastoral Circle Encouraging Faith-Based Action

Posted by RENEW International on Oct 26, 2017 1:09:47 PM
Jesus aimed to bring God’s kingdom into our world through his mission of healing the sick,  feeding the hungry and accepting the outcast.  In your everyday world you and your community can continue Jesus mis sion in bringing compassion and care to those in need and in working to improve their lives through social action.

In a practical five-step process called: See, Judge, Act, Evaluate and Celebrate parishes can realize Jesus’ gospel mission to serve immediate needs and alter unjust social conditions.

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Topics: Mission Matters, The Joy of the Gospel

[WATCH] "Witnessing Through Social Action"

Posted by RENEW International on Sep 18, 2017 2:38:41 PM

Often it is our deep faith that leads us to seek out those in need to offer them a helping hand. We want to put our faith into action. For some, it works the other way around and their actions lead them to a deeper faith. 

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Topics: Mission Matters, The Joy of the Gospel, Watch Video Now

Small Groups and the Paschal Mystery

Posted by RENEW International on Apr 19, 2017 9:22:47 AM

Pope Francis has proclaimed that “The Paschal Mystery”—Jesus’ life, suffering, death, and resurrection—“is the beating heart of the Church’s mission.” This mystery is front and center during the observance of Lent and celebration of the Easter season. 

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Topics: Small-Group Ministry, Mission Matters

Why Mission Matters to Evangelization

Posted by RENEW International on Nov 11, 2016 3:55:32 PM

Mission is the very heart of evangelization. It permeates all that we do as a Church, as a parish, and as missionary disciples of Jesus Christ.  The five key features of an evangelizing parishSunday, Welcome, Belonging, and Witness— all matter, because Mission matters! Our mission is to share in the one mission of Christ.

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Topics: Mission Matters, The Joy of the Gospel

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