Evangelii Gaudium

Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro
The primary reason for evangelising is the love of Jesus which we have received, the experience of salvation which urges us to ever greater love of him.  So says Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium; “what kind of love would not feel the need to speak of the beloved, to point him out, to make him known? If we do not feel an intense desire to share this love, we need to pray insistently that he will once more touch our hearts."“Christ’s resurrection is not an event of...
The Lent 2014 season of Faith Matters has been announced by the Mount Street Jesuit Centre and the Archdiocese of Westminster. Over four Thursday evenings in March and April, speakers will consider what the Church is for, 50 years after the Second Vatican Council and in the light of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel). Faith Matters 2014 will open on Thursday 13 March with a talk by Fr Philip Knights of Marychurch, Hatfield, entitled 'The Church is...