Posts Tagged ‘parish life’

Revitalized Parishes as Centers of the New Evangelization

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Parishes play an essential role in the Church’s mission of spreading the Gospel.  The 2012 Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization recognized that parishes are the places where so many people most experience the life of the Church. In the parish, one encounters Jesus in the initial proclamation of the Good News of salvation, […] [Read more]

Parish Life Seen Through the Eyes of our Priests

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

This first week in July is a very special time in our archdiocese. Our eight newly-ordained priests begin their priestly ministry at the parish to which they were assigned. Pastors and associate priests, formally called “parochial vicars,” who have received new assignments also this week move to their new parish home. As I noted at […] [Read more]