Mission Sunday – Evangelization – Vincentians How fitting these three topics come together today. Mission Sunday 2014 is celebrated on the day that Paul VI was beatified at the closing Mass of the World Synod on the Family and Vincentians have just begun a year dedicated to New Evangelization.
“It was clear to Vincent de Paul (just as it is clear to us) that it is useless to tell people that they are children of God and that Christ died for them if those people are dying of hunger, if society continues to heap scorn upon them, and if dogs are treated better than people who are poor. Again, we must understand that the process of evangelization demands action as well as words.”
Catholic Extension Society brings nuns from Latin America thanks to a 3 million dollar grant from Hilton Foundation. The program will send more than 30 women religious to diocese throughout the US to serve the underserved immigrant population in the US.
VinFormation provides hints for “New evangelization” in a new video The Shortest Route To Evangelization Is Through Service
From Christ the evangelizer to the evangelizing Church – Follow a trajectory “Paul VI to Pope Francis” with Félix Álvarez Sagredo, CM
Some thoughts from the article Vincentian “Parishes and the New Evangelization” …. A truly evangelizing parish