Catholic Café - 03/28/2020 - Evangelization: A Personal Experience
Evangelization is an intensely personal experience for each and every soul encountered.
Catholic Café - 03/14/2020 - Teach A Man To Fish
The old saying that if you give a man a fish you feed him for a day, but if you teach a man to fish you feed him for life is true for evangelization as well.
Catholic Café - 03/07/2020 - Evangelization is a Collaboration
Most folks agree that pretty much all good things that get done, are done with the help of more than one individual. The same goes for evangelization. The most successful evangelizing usually takes place with a collaborative effort.
Catholic Café - 02/29/2020 - Personalizing the Gospel
Deacon Jeff, Tom Dorian, and Sam Rodriguez discuss personalizing the Gospel and making it relevant to the people you are trying evangelize.
Catholic Café - 02/22/2020 - Faith Fundamentals
When we evangelize, we will be much more effective in communicating the Kerygma and will reach more people when we go back to the basics of our faith.
Catholic Café - 02/15/2020 - Catholicism: Informed By History
Realizing that the Catholic Church has been around for 2000 years is one of the most powerful tools in evangelizing. People are more willing to join an institution they know has been here a long time and will be here for a long time more.
Catholic Café - 02/08/2020 - Meeting People Where They Are
Continuing his 10 best practices for evangelizing, the Decalogue for Evangelization, Deacon Jeff suggests we meet people where they are, rather than tell them where they are supposed to be.
Catholic Café - 02/01/2020 - First Know Jesus
Deacon Jeff continues the discussion on his 10 best practices for evangelizing, called the Decalogue for Evangelization, with the first principle being to know Jesus and to make him known.
Catholic Café - 01/22/2020 - Sharing The Gospel
If you have ever struggled with the concept of sharing the Gospel with everyone you know, then you have probably also wondered if there was a list of Best Practices for evangelizing this culture. Now, there is.
Catholic Café - 01/18/2020 - How Your Dignity Matters
If you have ever wondered why the Church has always been so concerned about the dignity of every single human being, then you need look no further than the concept of personhood.
Catholic Café - 01/11/2020 - Joining Jesus's Mission
Our baptism is not merely a symbolic sign of belonging to the Church. When we are baptized, our soul is eternally affected and we are joined in the mission of Jesus as Priest, Prophet and King.
Catholic Café - 01/04/2020 - Happy New Year: Be Reasonable
Many of us make New Years Resolutions this time of year, and many of us fail at them year after year. Perhaps the problem is that we are not making the right resolution. Perhaps we need to make reasonable resolutions.
Catholic Café - 12/21/2019 - The Dreams of St. Joseph
In the Birth Narrative of Jesus, Joseph has four dreams in the first two chapters of the Gospel of Matthew that speak volumes about how God speaks to us and what He desires for the family.
Catholic Café - 12/14/2019 - The Joy of Christmas
As we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, The Church reminds us of the coming Joy of Christmas, that Jesus is born for us in this fallen world. But, even amidst our sufferings, we can still find joy.
Catholic Café - 12/07/2019 - Experience A New Beginning
The word Advent tells us that something, or actually, some One, is coming. The Church wants us to see the season of Advent as an opportunity to bring hope into our lives and see the potential and possibilities. So don't get stuck in a rut, but experience a new beginning in life.