It will depend on the implicit or explicit understanding of the mission on which the evangelizers
The unique role of Mary in the Church emerges--as throughout documents devoted to this synod--as a model of reception and proclamation, evangelized and evangelizer
have charted a new kind of religious success measured on an old-fashioned scorecard: More students are attending Mass and receiving the sacraments; eucharistic adoration is back on campus; dating and married couples are living chastely; the rosary is being recited, instead of being used as only as a necklace or car ornament; and 54 men and 19 Women have entered religious life as a result of the group's efforts, according to leaders of FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.
Most Catholic home educators see their homes not as fortresses in which to hide, but as greenhouses, where future evangelizers
can be nurtured and strengthened before being transplanted into the world.
We have also begun to see major efforts to reevaluate the processes, including the critical role of indigenous evangelizers
, by which the Christian faith is transmitted and leads to the establishing of the church in new soil.
24) Entitled "Teologia para la Evangelizacion liberadora en America Latina," the series is published under the auspices of CELAM and is written as basic texts for seminarians and future evangelizers
in Latin America.
Among your duties is that of transmitting the gift of faith and encouraging your communities to be evangelizers
In an in-depth study of the situation in the Middle East, or "West Asia/North Africa," David Kerr, quoting a Lebanese theologian, asserts that in a truly ecumenical environment, the evangelizers
would find opportunity to revive nominal Christians "in and for their own traditions.
In addition to training lay evangelizers
and developing small group communities, the parish comes together at liturgies, he said, through song and responses in the various languages.
Drawing once again from Sabra's sociological analysis, we can well support his hope that in a truly ecumenical situation "the evangelizers
could aim at reviving .
Lumen Gentium affirmed it, and Paul VI made it more specific by saying that parents are the first evangelizers
of their children and receive the gospel from them as it is lived in their lives (Evangelii Nuntiandi).
Would women preachers become the new evangelizers
, bringing back the alienated, drawing in new members and encouraging current members to participate more in the life of the parish?
That Asian and Pacific communities become more active pastoral agents and evangelizers
in parish and diocesan ministries.
In this regard, you well know how important the presence of evangelizers
is, because wherever priests, men and women religious, and lay members of the apostolate are working, sects do not prosper," he said.
The church helped create this social order: Catholic missionaries served as evangelizers
for the European conquerors, and church leaders sided with the elites for 400 years.