Tuesday, February 12, 2013

What is the New Evangelization?



What is the New Evangelization?

"Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations," says Jesus in Matthew's gospel. 

Pope John Paul II, at the beginning of the new millennium, began referring to a "new evangelization," of which there are three parts: 

  • personal and spiritual renewal, 
  • witnessing to others, 
  • and the transformation of society and culture, 

including pro-life activism, social justice work, service to the poor and marginalized, and engagement in politics or even the arts. Read more.  

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