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Everyday Evangelization Part 8

Posted by Bob King on 4/13/23

Dear Holy Family,

For the past few months, I’ve used this column to share information on what evangelization within our Catholic faith is really all about, and to encourage a deeper commitment to realize our obligation as Catholics to spread the Good News.  Perhaps you’ve gained inspiration from one ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization Part 7

Posted by Bob King on 3/24/23

Dear Holy Family,

This quote from Pope Francis recently caught my attention: “The Church is called to carry out her mission in charity… to be a ‘field hospital’ with doors wide open to whoever knocks in search of help and support; even more, to reach out to others with ... Read More »

Conversation with Fr. Jerry Rewind

Posted by Bob King on 3/22/23

Dear Holy Family,

Were you there?  Were you part of the great turnout for the “Evening of Conversation with Fr. Jerry” last week?  More than 50 active and inactive Catholics participated and passionately shared their feelings, experiences, beliefs, questions, and concerns about faith and the Catholic Church.  The goal ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization Part 5

Posted by Bob King on 3/15/23

Dear Holy Family,

Did you catch Bishop Robert Barron’s column in last week’s (March 2) Catholic Herald?  Entitled Four Ways to Grow the Church, Bishop Barron provided a handful of simple yet so important strategies that we can do as everyday evangelists to respond to our commission as Catholics ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization Part 4

Posted by Bob King on 3/06/23

Everyday Evangelization Part 4

Dear Holy Family,

Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, “We are at the end of Christendom.  Not of Christianity, not of the Church, but of Christendom… These are great and wonderful days in which to be alive… It is not a gloomy picture – it is ... Read More »

Fast and Feast

Posted by Bob King on 2/23/23

We received our ashes this past Wednesday and were reminded “You are dust and to dust you shall return.”  Lent has begun and we’re now fasting.  Kind of gloomy, right?  I’m turning the rest of this blog post over to Michael J. Sanem, who reminded us in Give Us ... Read More »

Stations of the Cross

Posted by Bob King on 2/08/23

Dear Holy Family,

As we approach Lent, I hope you’ll consider joining us for one or more of our weekly Stations of the Cross.  Starting March 1, Jason and I will lead Stations at 6PM each Wednesday during Lent. 

The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization Part 3

Posted by Bob King on 1/20/23

Dear Holy Family,

Last week we looked at what Pope Francis had to say about Catholic evangelization during his first year as pope.  While he invited us to bring the joy of our Lord to others, our look was short on specifics.  Here, then, is a practical approach our ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization Part 2

Posted by Bob King on 1/13/23

Dear Holy Family,

Last week we considered what Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had to say about Catholic evangelization.  That got me wondering what Pope Francis has said about it.  In his first year as pope, our Holy Father wrote, “I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to ... Read More »

Everyday Evangelization

Posted by Bob King on 1/09/23

Dear Holy Family,

In his book, Holy Moments, Matthew Kelly showed us how our simple acts can have an amazing effect on others and literally change the world.  In this column last week, I cited some of Kelly’s simple, “everyday examples” of such evangelization.  That’s right – I used ... Read More »


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