General Audience of 11 January 2023 with the Holy Father Francis
Catechesis. The passion for evangelization: the apostolic zeal of the believer.The call to the apostolate (Mt 9,9-13)
Dear brothers and sisters, good morning!
We are starting a new cycle today catechesis, dedicated to an urgent and decisive theme for the Christian life:the passion for evangelization, i.e. itapostolic zeal.
It is a vital dimension for the Church: the community of disciples of Jesus nasce infatti apostolica, nasce missionaria, non proselitista e dall’inizio dovevamo distinguere questo: essere missionario, essere apostolico, evangelizzare non è lo stesso di fare proselitismo, niente a che vedere una cosa con l’altra.
It is a vital dimension for the Church, the community of disciples of Jesus nasce apostolica e missionaria.
The Holy Spirit shapes it outgoing – the Church outgoing, which comes out – so that it is not withdrawn into itself, but extroverted, a contagious witness of Jesus faith is contagious, Read more…
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