Posts Tagged ‘Evangelisation’

Evangelistion: Ecology, economy, politics Comments 0

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Ecology, economy and politics have everything to do with evangelisation. They are not an alternative to it, Pope Francis says. The topics will be discussed at next month’s Synod of Bishops on the Amazon. Francis’s mainly conservative, traditional Catholic critics say these topics distract from evangelisation. “What do ecology, economy, and politics have to do Read more

50 years of ‘Sesame Street’: What the show’s history can teach us about evangelisation Comments 0

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Early one Sunday morning in 1965, the psychologist Lloyd Morrisett found his three-year-old daughter sitting in front of the family television staring at the test pattern. He wondered if he could harness this captivating power of the screen for good and asked as much of the guests at a dinner party he attended shortly thereafter. Read more

Anglo-Catholics boost evangelism Comments 0

Monday, August 26th, 2019

This year’s Anglo-Catholic Hui meeting in Wellington has recharged Anglicans to go out and share the Good News of Jesus through the beauty and wonder of God and the best of ‘high church’ traditions. Around 140 people responded to the call of Bishop of Wellington Justin Duckworth and Bishop Eleanor Sanderson to join the Anglo-Catholic Read more

Accompany or argue: Pope contrasts with Bishop Barron on evangelisation Comments 0

Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Recently, La Civiltà Cattolica published a transcript of the Holy Father’s conversation with the Jesuit community working in Romania. Pope Francis typically meets with the local Jesuits whenever he visits a country and the conversations really show the wisdom and the personality of this pope. For example, we know the first pope from Argentina likes Read more

Help on hand for collapsing parishes Comments 0

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

The parish system as we know it is going to collapse, Father James Mallon told a meeting in Paris. “The quicker we accept it, the sooner we will be able to develop something new.” Organized by Alpha, an initiative founded in London to evangelize through a series of talks and discussions in churches, homes, prisons Read more

Christian millennials think evangelising others is wrong Comments 0

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Evangelising others is wrong, say 47 percent of Christian millennials. A study conducted by the Barna Group found Christian millennials think it is especially wrong to share their personal beliefs with someone of a different faith “in hopes they will share the same faith.” Read more Related Posts:Rising abortion rate for Auckland millennials could…North Koreans Read more

Brewery church’ is the latest in craft of luring folks to church Comments 0

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Castle Church Brewing Community describes itself as “Orlando’s newest premier destination brewery” but also makes clear that while beer is its passion, “as a spiritual community, we exist for people first. Read more Related Posts:Church plans to build brewery and hold services in itCarmelite Monks into roasting coffeeAmerica’s newest cathedral dedicatedTiny church bucking national trend thanks Read more

New leadership at Bible Society Comments 0

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Bible Society New Zealand has appointed a new CEO, Neels Janse van Rensburg, who will commence his tenure on 1 April 2019. Neels takes over from Francis Burdett, who is retiring after nine years as Bible Society CEO. The current General Manager of Manna Christian Stores, Neels has more than 18 year’s experience in fostering Read more

Pope emeritus clarifies relationship between Jews and Christians Comments 0

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The relationship between Jews and Christians is the subject of a correction Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has published in theological magazine “Communio.” He was responding to a newspaper article alleging he favoured missionising the Jews and called Jewish-Christian dialogue into question. Benedict’s correction affirms Christians are called to a “dialogue” with the Jews rather than a Read more

Faith, food and martial arts celebrated Comments 0

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Close to two hundred people were fed physically and spiritually at the Family Banquet featuring celebrity chef and priest Father Leo Patalinghug. The charity event was hosted by the Centre for Marriage and Family (CMF) on 10 November in Tawa, near Wellington. The American Filipino-born priest who travels the world sharing the importance of family dinners, Read more