Listen to the Podcast The third week of Advent begins with Gaudate Sunday. The theme is joy and so we light the rose-colored candle. The birth of the Christ child is joyful news. In the Gospel of Luke the angel’s announcement to the shepherds of the birth of Jesus highlights… Read More »Advent Week 3 The Joy of the Gospel
Catholic Mission Australia together with Catholic Religious Australia have published a series of reflections on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium. The Francis Effect: Living the Joy of the Gospel can be ordered from Catholic Mission Australia. Look out for Sandie Cornish’s reflection on the social dimension of evangelization.
This Christmas reflection from Sandie Cornish was written for the CatholicCare Sydney newsletter. Merry Christmas to all our readers! Pope Francis has given us an early Christmas present – his first major teaching document, the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (On the Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World). The Latin… Read More »The Joy of Christmas
What do you think Pope Francis means by this? How might the way in which we relate to others be linked to the divine?
This prezi by Sandie Cornish provides a brief overview of what Pope Francis has to say about the social dimension of evangelisation in his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.
This 2013 Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis was his first major teaching document. It is a wide-ranging conversational document that covers many topics. He stresses the joy of the Gospel and the social dimension of evangelisation. Chapter one says that, as an evangelising community, the whole church must get involved… Read More »Evangelii Gaudium – Proclaiming the Gospel in Today’s World