This road is anything but simple: twisted like a riddle, I’ve seen high and I’ve seen low; so loud, the voices of all my doubts telling me to give up, to pack up and leave town. Even so, I had to believe, impossible means nothing to me. So can You lift me up and turn […]
Check out the new clips that CatholicTV has done for Disciples in Mission at their YouTube playlist page here.
For a printable PDF of this update, please click here Surveys tell us that 0.04% of all people in the United States who identify themselves as Catholic also say that they are trained as Evangelizers. Now, in this Archdiocese, something like 20-25% of Catholics go to Mass at least on a semi-regular basis (although, on […]
for a printable PDF of this update, click here I met on Tuesday evening with the Deacons from our Phase One Collaboratives. We had a fascinating discussion, and concluded it by developing a list of six points on which the Deacons would like training going forward. I want to share those with you, because I […]
The Phase Two Pastors have been announced. Click here for the list. Click here for the Press Statement. The generosity of these Pastors, and of those who have prepared their Parishes, is extraordinary, and is the driving force behind the Pastoral Plan.
If You made me like the grass that is green, growing tall and covering the hills above me. Maybe I would pray for sunshine and a little rain, to fall now and then to make me lovely. I could be a place where sheep could graze or barefoot feet could play. And I would grow […]
Underneath the stars, just a simple man and wife. Somewhere in the dark, his words cut the silent night, “Take my hand, for the child that you carry is God’s own… and though it seems the road is long. We’re not that far from Bethlehem, where all our hope and joy begins. For in our […]
Advent is always referred to as a season of preparation: preparation for the coming of the Lord, and preparation for the coming of Christmas. This Advent, Fr. Paul and I have been fortunate to have met with several Pastors, staffs and councils in parishes that will be in a future Collaborative. The article below is […]
Frequently Asked Questions about Disciples in Mission for a PDF of this document, suitable for printing, please click here Is there going to be a delay after Phase Two? When will Phase Three start? – There will not be a delay. Phase Three will start in June of 2015. When Disciples in Mission was promulgated, […]
Everyone is aware that the Archdiocese of Boston is in the midst of implementation of the Pastoral Plan – Disciples in Mission. When we talk about the pastoral plan and evangelization, we say that: “Parish based evangelization works. We can train for it. But we need strong, stable, effective and intentional parishes to do so.” […]
- Blog from the Cranberry Bog- a post by Fr. John Sheridan March 4, 2014
- CatholicTV helps promote Disciples in Mission January 23, 2014
- It’s all about training … January 23, 2014
- Some creative ideas from our Phase One Deacons January 17, 2014
- Phase Two Pastors have been announced January 13, 2014