Church Documents on Evangelization
Catechesis in Our Time (Catechesi Tradendae)
Apostolic Exhortation of John Paul II (October 16, 1979)
Go the Vatican website to read this document online.
Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization (2012) - English
Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization (2012) - Spanish
A statement by the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, USCCB
Go And Make Disciples: A National Plan And Strategy For Catholic Evangelization In The United States (1990)
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Go to the USCCB website to read this document online.
Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) - Pope Francis
Go the Vatican website to read this document online.
The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith
Synod of Bishops 2012
On Evangelization in the Modern World (Evangelii Nuntiandi)
Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Paul VI (December 8, 1975)
Go to the Vatican website to read this document online.
Perspectives for the Synod on the New Evangelization: A View from the U. S.
Rev. Frank P. DeSiano, CSP, Paulist Evangelization Ministries
** For additional links to Church Documents on Catholic Evangelization go the Catholic Apostolate Center's New Evangelization resources page: www.catholicapostolatecenter.org/new-evangelization.html.
Theory & Practice
Becoming an Evangelizer: Paul's Story and Yours
Margaret Nutting Ralph (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #1, January 2014)
Becoming an Inviting Church
This is free, downloadable booklet from Paulist Evangelization Ministries offers insight on how parishes can become more welcoming to a variety of unique groups. The essays focus on inviting parishioners, families, young adults, seeks, inactive Catholics, Latinos, seniors, and youth.
Called to be Witnesses in the New Evangelization — Lessons from the Saints
Sara Blauvelt (Catechetical Leader, Volume 24 #6, November 2013)
The Catechist as Disciple
Jo Rotunno (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #5, September 2014)
Catechists & Teachers as Agents of the New Evangelization
Catechetical Sunday 2012, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
For additional articles go to the New Evangelization Resources Website.
Discipleship Building in Youth Ministry
Tom East (Catechetical Leader, Volume 26 #5, September 2015)
Engaging a New Generation
Frank Mercadante (Lifelong Faith Journal, Summer 2012)
Encountering Christ in the Family
Libia Paez-Howard (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #1, January 2014)
The Evangelizing Parish Today
Frank DeSiano, CSP (Catechetical Leader, Volume 24 #4, July 2013)
Exploring Essential Underpinnings for the Successful Cultivation of "A Culture of Witness"
Greg Petrucci (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #4, May 2014)
Handing on the Faith: More than Instruction
Thomas Groome (C21 Resources, Fall 2012, Boston College)
Here’s the Church, Where Are the People?
Lois DeFelice (Catechetical Leader, Volume 24 #6, November 2013)
Instilling Faith: The Power of Religious Symbols
Nancy Pineda-Madrid (C21 Resources, Fall 2012, Boston College)
Making Disciples for a Lifetime!
Dennis L. Johnson, Jr. (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #1, January 2014)
Scott Hahn (America Magazine, http://americamagazine.org/issue/mass-evangelization)
Phil Lawson (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #5, September 2014)
New Evangelization Articles from America Magazine
The New Evangelization for the Transmission of Faith
Tom Rinkoski (Catechetical Leader Volume 24 #3, May 2013)
The New Evangelization: New, Improved, or Just New Packaging
Kathy Kleinlein (Catechetical Leader September 2012, NCCL)
The New Evangelization: What's It All About
Archbishop Rino Fisichella (America Magazine)
The Parish as a School of Discipleship
Donna L Ciangio, OP (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #3, May 2014)
The Pedagogy of Faith
Gerard F. Baubach (Church and Life, Vol. 2, No. 2)
New Pope, New Evangelization, New Return to Old (but Good) Ideas
Matt Halbach (Catechetical Leader, Volume 24 #5, September 2013)
Pass It On: Renewing One’s Own Faith Is the First Step to Evangelizing Others
Cardinal Donald Wuerl (C21 Resources, Fall 2012, Boston College)
Pope Francis: Building Bridges in the New Evangelization
Matthew Halbach (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #4, July 2014)
Seven Things Catholics Should Know About The New Evangelization
Go to USCCB website for article.
Some Principles for the Evangelization of Younger Catholics in Secular Cultures
Richard Rymarz (Australian eJournal of Theology 18.2, August 2011)
Telling Our Story: Challenging the Catholic Aversion to Getting Personal
Tom Quinlan (Catechetical Leader, Volume 25 #1, January 2014)
This Little Light: Strategies for the New Evangelization from the Synod of Bishops
Frank DeSiano (American Magazine, http://americamagazine.org/issue/article/little-light)
The Two Millennium Old New Evangelization
Joanie McKeown (Catechetical Leader, September 2012, NCCL)
"Vatican II and the New Evangelization"
Dominic Robinson SJ (www.thinkingfaith.org)
The Year of Faith and the New Evangelization
Ralph Martin (Catechetical Leader, Volume 24 #2, March 2013)
Journals on Catholic Evangelization
Church in the 21st Century Center, Boston College
C21 Resources, a service of Boston College's Church in the 21st Century Center, is a publication that reprints articles and presentations around a central theme in each issue. There have been nineteen issues since its inauguration in Spring of 2003. All of the issues are online in PDF format. The following issues are especially relevant for evangelization:
Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization - Free Online Journal
Institute for Church Life, University of Notre Dame
Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization is a free online journal that explores the theological and pastoral roots of the new evangelization, with particular attention to catechesis, liturgy, adult theological education, a spirituality of vocation, and the formation of ordained and lay ministers. A joint project of the Institute for Church Life, edited by the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, the journal is published quarterly (January, April, July, and October). Regular columnists include John Cavadini, Lawrence Cunningham, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., Fr. Virgil Elizondo, Deacon James Keating, and Christian Smith. In addition to these columnists, each issue has a theme, with corresponding articles.
Go to the Institute for Church Life website to download each issue in PDF.