96, 95, 94… Get Mercy, Give Mercy, Live Mercy: #100WaysIn100Days

LAST 100 DAYS of the #JubileeYearOfMercy #JubileeOfMercy (August 13-November 20)! It’s never too late to begin to #GetMercy, #GiveMercy and #LifeMercy. This is how: #100WaysIn100Days. 96… 5) Ask. Ask and you shall receive. Be not afraid to ask God to shower His infinite mercy on you and wash away your ugliest and most grievous sins. He desires … Continue reading

It’s all about love. Real love. Lasting love. Everlasting love.

POPE FRANCIS – GOD IS LOVE and HE CALLS US TO ENTER THE EMBRACE The Holy Father has been reading my emails! OK. It’s presumptuous to even joke like that: for one, there is nothing new under the sun according to Holy Scripture and the Holy Spirit inspires people in similar ways and, for certain, … Continue reading

AD 33… 2013… 2033… New Evangelization, Now and Then

AD 33… 2013… 2033… The New Evangelization, Now and Then “Jesus did not come simply to make bad people good, but to make a dead man alive, to set captives free.” So true! This statement is attributed to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and it contains a critically important truth which we must fully understand and embrace if we are … Continue reading

Parish Evangelization Team (P.E.T.) Training Workshop, December 8, 2012

Join us for a FREE updated Year of Faith Parish Evangelization Team Training Workshop this coming Saturday, December 8. Learn: What Pope Benedict XVI’s #1 priority is What the Year of Faith aims at What Church documents say about the New Evangelization Why Parish Evangelization Teams (P.E.T.s) are important for parish life How to design … Continue reading

¡Retiro de Adviento sobre el Concilio Vaticano Segundo para Nuevos Evangelizadores en este Año de la Fe!

¡Retiro de Adviento sobre el Concilio Vaticano Segundo para Nuevos Evangelizadores en este Año de la Fe! El papa Benedicto XVI ha llamado a la Iglesia a estudiar el Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica y los documentos del Concilio Vaticano Segundo (o Vaticano II). Este sábado 15 de diciembre, la Oficina de Evangelización de la Arquidiócesis … Continue reading

The Year of Faith has begun!

I welcome the Year of Faith (10-11-12 through 11-24-13) with open arms and open heart! This will indeed be a year of favor from the Lord, a year of grace, a time of reflection, rediscovery, and renewal!   The official Opening of the Year of Faith was held at St. Peter’s Basilica this morning with a … Continue reading

N.E.T.S.: a dynamic, up-to-date, practical, and useful new evangelization training opportunity! Register today!

Are you ready for some new evangelization? The Pope is! And it is urgent: “A profound crisis of faith… has affected many people… the love of Christ… impels us to evangelize…” (Pope Benedict XVI: Porta Fidei, 2; 7) “Even in countries evangelized many centuries ago, the reality of a ‘Christian society’ which… measured itself explicitly … Continue reading

You will be my witnesses…to the ends of the earth

Who could have imagined that my first public proclamation of the Word of God, the day of my First Holy Communion, would literally become true? Even with my growing enthusiasm for Christ and the Faith, I did not anticipate at such a young age that I would actually live out the words of Jesus in … Continue reading

Greetings from Australia!

 Greetings from Australia where I spoke alongside Archbishop Fisichella, the President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, at PROCLAIM 2012 this past week/end! The Lord has sent me to be His witness “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1) – literally! It was a delight to share the podium with the … Continue reading