In his 2013 apostolic exhortation ‘Evangelii Gaudium’ (The Joy of the Gospel), Pope Francis stated “the church’s primary mission of evangelisation in the modern world”. Though this ‘evangelising’ can be an alarming concept but we must act on our strengths and, thankfully, not many of us have to stand on a soap box or knock on a strangers’ front door. Therefore, as a start we can discover what is meant by ‘New Evangelisation’, reflect on what it might mean for each of us individually, and think about how we might do whatever we can to bear witness to faith and take Christ’s message to others who may have forgotten him or never known him.
“Proclaim ’15. Building a Missionary Parish”, was a national conference held on 11th July 2015 at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre to share “practical ideas offered for planning and carrying out fruitful evangelisation.” One of the speakers was Cardinal Vincent Nichols.. Find out more on http://www.catholicnews.org.uk/proclaim15