October 15, 2012
Feast of Saint Teresa of Jesus
Year of Faith
One of the points made over-and-over again here at the Synod in Rome is that the parish is on the front lines of the New Evangelization!
We bishops can talk “until we’re blue in the face” — and, believe me, some do over here! — about a re-energized and renewed sense of bringing Jesus to the world, but, if this does not become the mission of our parishes, forget it!
I remember speaking once to an ambassador accredited to the Holy See. She, herself not a Catholic, observed that “The…