The New Evangelization

United States Conference on Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Evangelization and Catechesis: Articles and information about the New Evangelization from the American Bishops.

21st Century Catholic Evangelization: NCCL (National Conference of Catechetical Leaders) Resource for Catholic Leaders: Best practices, informative articles, ideas for use in parishes, book reviews, and more on this comprehensive website.

Aleteia: Important stories, interesting reflections are told with text and beautiful videos at this “Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth.”

Be My Witness by Renew International: “RENEW International presents Be My Witness, a Christ-centered, Spirit-led approach to transforming parishes and forming disciples for the New Evangelization. Be My Witness draws its inspiration from The Joy of the Gospel, Pope Francis’ landmark document on evangelization.”

Catherine of Sienna Institute: Equipping Parishes to Form Lay Apostles: Resources, blogs, parish missions, charisms workshops and programming for the New Evangelization.

Catholic City: A collection of dozens and dozens of websites for Catholic evangelization.

Catholics Come Home: Resources, witness videos, films, and more to bring people to Jesus Christ through the Catholic Church, especially those who have been away.

C.E.O. Catholic Evangelization Outreach: “Monthly outreach gatherings, including witness talks. Testify to Christ and speak about your relationship with Him and the church. Each speaker will focus on a topic, such as improving our prayer life, strengthening our marriage, struggling with our selfish nature, and coping with depression, abuse, or anger.”

ChristLife: Catholic Ministry for Evangelization: “ChristLife equips Catholics for the essential work of evangelization so the world might personally encounter Jesus Christ and be transformed into His missionary disciples.”

Dynamic Catholic: Created by Matthew Kelly, “To re-energize the Catholic Church in America by
developing world-class resources that inspire people to rediscover the genius of Catholicism.” Check out Dynamic Catholic’s Parish Book Program, Missions, and other resources:

Focus: Fellowship of Catholic University Students: “Answering the Church’s call for a new evangelization, FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, is a national outreach that meets college students where they are and invites them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith.” Geared primarily to college ministry, this website also includes resources and materials for parish use.

Paulist Evangelization Ministries: Articles and webinars on the New Evangelization, including the Online Evangelization Exchange of current articles and practices.

RedeemedOnline “exists because we believe that we as a Church can evangelize more effectively online by being innovative and creative on social media.” Redeemed Online offers daily video reflections for Advent, Lent, and more.

relit: Parish Leadership Program on the New Evangelization: “Be trained how and inspired by relit: The Heart of Evangelization! This one-of-a-kind, DVD training program will revitalize your parish by training your core group how to share the Good News with the rest of your parish and beyond.”

Renewal Ministries: Ralph Martin leads this ministry “dedicated to fostering renewal and evangelization in the Catholic Church by helping people know the personal love of God in Jesus and grow in holiness.” Articles, strategies, and resources are available for the New Evangelization.

The Evangelical Catholic, Forming Disciples, Training Leaders: “Equipping Catholic communities for evangelization since 1998! We teach how to evangelize through inspiring workshops and conferences, retreats, training camps, campus ministry training programs, materials and consulting partnerships.”

University of Notre Dame Church Life: The Journal on the New Evangelization:[A] free online journal that explores the theological and pastoral roots of the new evangelization, with particular attention to catechesis, liturgy, adult theological education, spirituality, and the ongoing formation of ordained and lay ministers.”

Videos by Fr. Robert Barron: Effective Evangelization:, Proclaiming Christ to a Secular Society: Video by Fr. Robert Barron:

We are Salt and Light Communities (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops): We Are Salt and Light includes resources intended as a catalyst for both the New Evangelization and the continuing development of vibrant communities living the Gospel in the United States. Communities that strive to be salt and light share God’s love with others, as we encounter Jesus Christ, through the Holy Spirit’s transforming presence. Inspired by the Trinity’s dynamic of community, we Pray Together, Reach Out Together, Learn Together and Act Together. We Are Salt and Light,

Questions to Ask Others When Evangelizing:

Women of the New Evangelization: WINE: Women In the New Evangelization is about empowering women to work within their God-given gifts as women to nurture, heal and build up the body of Christ.