Mission Matters: Nov. 3, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Update on Project Rachel; Christ the King Solemnity and Religious Freedom; National Bible Week; Matter Conference; and Divine Renovation track at MAC. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post.

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The Top Four Priorities for an Evangelizing Parish

In 2007, Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires gave an interview to Sefania Falasca for the journal, 30 Days. There, he said something that would prove a hallmark of his future papacy as Pope Francis, something that poses a profound challenge to us today: “precisely if one is faithful, one changes.”

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Mission Matters: Oct. 27, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Laudato Si and your parish; In Joyful Hope Essential Planning; Building Intercultural Competencies workshop at the MAC; and Transitions. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post.

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How to (and How Not to) Welcome Families: Our Trip to Philly to See the Pope

My family was lucky enough to attend the Saturday “Festival of Families” in Philadelphia during the Pope’s visit to the US. There were some incredible moments. Read more

Mission Matters: Oct. 21, 2015

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: Five Keys to Developing Stewardship in the Hispanic Community; the “Divine Rennovation” workshop at the MAC; and the Jubilee of Mercy. Plus, this Thursday’s Blog post. Read more

A Welcome from Archbishop Lori

It is with great joy that I welcome all who visit this website, Be Missionary Disciples, which is dedicated to our core mission of evangelization. I pray this site will be a valuable resource to all who seek assistance in living out their baptismal call to share with others the Good News and the peace and love of Jesus Christ.

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