Mission Matters: February 27, 2018

This week’s “Parish Table Talk”: NEW Pastoral Letter from Abp. Lori; Corrie Marie album; Catholic Evangelizing Lessons from Billy Graham; What Church People Can Learn from Elon Musk

Parish Table Talk

• NEW Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Lori: In the last edition of Mission Matters, we mentioned a message that Archbishop Lori had for the faithful. That message is in his new pastoral letter entitled: The Enduring Power of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence. The letter, along with a wealth of resources for pastors and pastoral leaders, can be found on the Archdiocesan website. Share the Archbishop’s important pastoral letter in your parish communities. Join the discussion.

• Corrie Marie’s First Album: Guess what?! Our very own young adult music ministry leader, Corrie Marie is getting ready to drop her first album! Corrie Marie has led worship nights throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore, most recently with the Bon Secours Young Adult Acoustic Lent. If you are able, please show your support by placing a preorder or invite her in to lead an evening of praise and worship for your young adult ministry. It is great to see local talent being shared through ministry and service (Promotional flyer).

• Catholic Evangelizing Lessons from Billy Graham: This past week, Billy Graham, the internationally-known evangelist died at age 99. Graham’s evangelizing efforts had a huge impact on many people of different Christian denominations and faiths. This blog article is a reflection from a Catholic who learned evangelization lessons from Billy Graham and how to apply them to share the Catholic faith. Have you learned how to share your faith through the ministry of Billy Graham? If so, share in the comments below. Also, please remember Billy Graham and his family in your prayers.

•  What Church People Can Learn from Elon Musk: Take a look at this interesting article by Those Catholic Men about what can be learned from Elon Musk, the inventor of Tesla cars and the SpaceX rocket. One might ask, ‘What does the Church have to do with Elon Musk?’ You’ll have to read to find out. Share in the comments your thoughts about the questions that the article brings up about ministry.  

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