Quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Church -
The first work of the grace of the Holy Spirit is conversion,
effecting justification in accordance with Jesus' proclamation
at the beginning of the Gospel: "Repent, for the kingdom of
heaven is at hand." Moved by grace, man turns toward God and
away from sin, thus accepting forgiveness and righteousness from
on high. "Justification is not only the remission of sins, but
also the sanctification and renewal of the interior man.
Lesson 10 - Evangelization in the Modern World
Praise the Lord brothers and sisters and welcome to Lesson 10 - Evangelization in the Modern World. We will also talk about The Decree on the Apostolate of Lay People. Please read the quotes to the left of this page.
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JOHN PAUL II ON THE VOCATION AND THE MISSION OF THE LAY FAITHFUL IN THE CHURCH AND IN THE WORLD
Sharers in the Priestly, Prophetic and Kingly Mission of Jesus Christ
14. Referring to the baptized as "new born babes", the apostle Peter writes: "Come to him, to that living stone, rejected by men but in God's sight chosen and precious; and like living stones be yourselves built into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ ... you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's own people, that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light" (1 Pt 2:4-5, 9).
Evangelization in the Modern World
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The Decree on the Apostolate of Lay People
Answer the following questions for yourself:
What is Evangelization?
What is your Mission?
Who can do the work God has called you to do?
If you can answer these questions, you are ready to go onto the next lesson.