The work of the New Evangelization is to meet Christ, to live Christ, and to share Christ. This is the very purpose God had in creating us. It is through how we relate to God that we are able to meet this purpose.
To meet Christ is to know God: Jesus says that He and the Father are one (Jn 10:30). Jesus says that if we see Him then we have seen the Father (Jn 14:9b). As we encounter Christ in our daily lives and enter into a deeper relationship with Him, we experience the relationship that God wants from us, that of a Father and His children. Continue reading
Jesus equips and empowers us all by giving us the Holy Spirit-
“Receive the Holy Spirit.” (Jn 20:22b).
But, as Catholics, are we living our lives empowered by the Spirit? Do we still experience the vibrant presence of God? Unless we experience a renewed infilling of the Spirit in our lives and subsequently, a renewed outpouring of the Spirit through the work of the whole Church, there will be a lack of evangelization throughout, to the ends of the earth. We must experience a modern Pentecost in which the Holy Spirit energizes us so that we can make a bold outreach. Continue reading