(All online events require a parent and/or sponsors participation)
Jesus Christ changes the people who invite Him into their lives. When we come to believe in Him and give ourselves over to His plan we can’t help but share the joy He brings with others.
- “From this loving knowledge of Christ springs the desire to proclaim Him, to ‘evangelize’ and to lead others to the ‘yes’ of faith in Jesus Christ.” CCC 429
Jesus Christ gave His disciples a mission, and we all share in that mission by nature of our Baptism. In our last event we broke open what this missionary calling means for us. This mission is evangelization; to evangelize simply means to share our faith in Christ and the Gospel with others by our words and actions.
This is no easy task; and after the last talk some of you may be wondering how to live up to it. Jesus asks us to go everywhere – not just places that are comfortable and we know we will be accepted, but everywhere. We may feel alone, but we must remember that Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to be with us as we go forward to share the Gospel of Christ.
The gifts and presence of the Holy Spirit are going to be strengthened in you through the Sacrament of Confirmation. Therefore, you will be bound up more intensely in the Churches mission of evangelization. Last event we discussed the “why” of this mission – this event we are going to talk about “how” we enact that mission in our personal lives.
Let’s get started!
BTW – This month’s speaker is Kierstin Rowell! She was a leader and chaperone on our December Retreat in 2019. She is also a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at her own parish in San Diego.
To continue watch the following video by our guest speaker this month:
Next click on the following links and read from the Bible about Christ’s teachings on Evangelization and the Missionary Mandate of the Church:
1 Peter 3:13-17 (CLICK HERE)
Matthew 28:16-20 (CLICK HERE)
You will need to access the links above to answer some of the detailed response sections in the form below.
The time frame allowed to complete this online event has expired. You will need to look for a make opportunity if you would like to get credit for an additional Journey event.