Category: Gospel

The Pope of the Gospel

One of the most profound episodes in the gospels is Jesus’ encounter with the woman of dubious repute at Jacob’s Well in Samaria (John 4:5-42). There were many reasons why Jesus should not have engaged with that woman. For one thing, as she rightly noted, he was a Jew and she a Samaritan, members of groups who maintained a mutual hostility.

Bring Jesus to the World this Year!

What are we Catholics doing in response to the call for a New Evangelisation? The success of the many new anti-Catholic agents is due to their taking advantage of the tepidity and indifference of many of us Catholics who are not up to the level of their aggressive evangelising methods.

What is the Reason for the Church’s Existence?

Many of us Catholics consider the word “evangelise” as somewhat “Protestant”. However, the very reason for the Church’s existence is to evangelise–viz to bring others into a vital relationship with Jesus Christ, the only Saviour of mankind, empowered by his Spirit.