The New Evangelization: Perfect for Catholics Who Already Know All That Stuff…

Autumn leaves

It's autumn here in Michigan, and that means that the trees are wearing a vibrant palette of burnt sienna, cadmium red and yellow ochre.  The leaves are twitching, spinning in the breeze--and just one gust can send them gliding earthward, severing their connection to the branch which has nourished them through the warm summer days. *     *     *     *     * I thought about this, watching the downward dance of leaves in the front yard.  The oak and maple leaves seem finally free, untethered; but … [Read more...]

Taylor Swift Gives a Nod to Boston College’s New Evangelization Video

Taylor Swift tweet

Pop star Taylor Swift has given an enthusiastic "thumbs up" to Boston College's music video of her latest #1 hit "Shake It Off".  The star tweeted to her 45,600 fans,The Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College produced the video to help promote its "Espresso Your Faith Week", September 28-October 3.  They posted it, using the Twitter hashtag #BCShakeItOff. According to the university website, the student-produced video is an invitation toShake Off our burdens and choose to … [Read more...]

Father Robert Barron’s Latest Project! Here’s a Clip From “Pivotal Players”

Fr. Robert Barron

Wow.  Just wow.Father Robert Barron's award-winning ten-part documentary series CATHOLICISM has been seen by millions and is now being used as an essential resource for the Church's teaching and evangelization effort.Now there's a new project in the works at Fr. Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.  From the website: In Spring 2014, Father Barron is beginning a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church’s most influential people. CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players is … [Read more...]