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Heart of the New Evangelization

“THE HEART OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATION”  – FORMER LUTHERAN, NOW CATHOLIC PRIEST, FATHER GUY ROBERTS, PASTOR OF JOAN OF ARC PARISH, INDIANAPOLIS TALKS WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS, BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY, ABOUT HOW TO FOSTER THE NEW EVANGELIZATION AT THE PARISH USING A MANUAL HE’S WRITTEN.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO GET A COPY OF THE MANUAL THE WEBSITE IS https://www.sjoa.org/

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Gathering Of Disciples – A Day of Discipleship Training

GATHERING OF DISCIPLES EVENT: OUR GUESTS KEN OGOREK AND JIM WOOD OF THE OFFICE OF CATECHESIS FOR THE ARCHDIOCESE OF INDIANAPOLIS TALK ABOUT AN ANNUAL EVENT CALLED GATHERING OF DISCIPLES TO ASSIST PARISH LEADERS, PARENTS AND ANYONE INTERESTED IN PASSING ON THE FAITH TO OTHERS. TO CONNECT WITH THE OFFICE OF CATECHESIS OR TO REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL EVENT, GATHERING OF DISCIPLES ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 12TH  THE WEBPAGE IS WWW. WWW.ARCHINDY.ORG/CATECHESIS/

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ST. AMBROSE ACADEMY- A HYBRID CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL

ST. AMBROSE ACADEMY- A HYBRID CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL – AMELIA WEST & NICKY SATKAMP, TWO OF THE FOUNDERS OF A NEW CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL CALLED, ST. AMBROSE ACADEMY, TALK WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO HOSTS, BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY ABOUT THE NEW HYBRID CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL LAUNCHING THIS FALL AT ST. ALPHONSUS LIGOURI PARISH IN ZIONSVILLE, IN. FOR DETAILS THE WEBPAGE IS WWW.SAAINDY.ORG OR THE EMAIL IS INFOSAAINDY@GMAIL.COM

 

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The Power of the Invitation

THE POWER OF THE INVITATION 

CINDY WOODS AND CATHARINE DIEHR TALK WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO HOSTS, BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY ABOUT THEIR RE-VERSION, CONVERSION, AND AN OUTREACH MINISTRY AIMED AT INVITING AND BRINGING NON-CATHOLICS INTO THE FAITH. OUR GUESTS ARE FROM LITTLE FLOWER PARISH, INDIANAPOLIS.  FOR DETAILS THE PHONE NUMBER IS 317-501-0060.

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Embracing Catholics Back Home to the Faith

ECHo- Embracing Catholics Back into the Church – OUR GUESTS FATHER JOHN MCCASLIN, PASTOR AND DCN. BOB BEYKE OF ST. MONICA CATHOLIC PARISH ON THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF INDIANAPOLIS TALK WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY, ABOUT A NEW PROGRAM CALLED “ECHo”- A MINISTRY AIMED AT WELCOMING CATHOLICS BACK HOME TO THE FAITH. FOR DETAILS THE WEBPAGE IS WWW.STMONICAINDY.ORG

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CLUED IN TO THE SPIRIT

“As I began to address them the Holy Spirit came upon them.” —Acts 11:15

Gentiles, that is, non-Jews, were excluded from the company of Jews. However, the Holy Spirit made it crystal-clear to Peter that he was to enter Cornelius’ house (Acts 11:5ff; 11:12).

The Spirit hadn’t yet instructed Peter what to say to the assembled Gentiles. So Peter “proceeded to address them” with a standard witness to the risen Lord (Acts 10:34ff). Then Peter brought up the subject of sin (Acts 10:43). Based on his previous preaching in Acts, it’s quite possible that Peter’s next words would have involved accountability for sin and the need for deep repentance. Theologically this makes good sense, but the Holy Spirit had a different subject in mind, for the Spirit took over from Peter. “Peter had not finished these words” about forgiveness of sins “when the Holy Spirit descended upon all who were listening to Peter’s message” (Acts 10:44). Although Peter’s Jewish Christian companions were surprised at this turn of events (Acts 10:45), Peter followed “the Spirit’s lead” perfectly (Gal 5:25). Rather than trying to take the floor back from the Holy Spirit and finish his sermon, Peter “gave orders that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ” (Acts 10:48).

Let us hear the voice of Jesus (Jn 10:16) and thereby learn the voice of the Spirit. The Holy Spirit knows exactly what is the right word at the right time (see e.g. 1 Cor 2:10ff). Like Peter, let us “live by the Spirit” and “follow the Spirit’s lead” (Gal 5:25).

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Finding Sanity During Quarantine, E-Learning, Work-At-Home- Catholic Dads’ Perspective

OUR GUESTS ARE CATHOLIC DADS STEVEN FARMER, PARISHIONER AT ST. MARIA GORETTI IN WESTFIELD, AND MICHAEL O’ROURKE, PARISHIONER AT HOLY ROSARY IN INDIANAPOLIS  JOIN CATHOLIC RADIO INDY FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY TO TALK ABOUT WAYS TO FIND SANITY & SURVIVE THE COVID-19 QUARANTINE, WORK AT HOME AND E-LEARNING. STEVE FARMER IS  A REALTOR WITH WWW.REALESTATEFORLIFE.ORG AND MICHAEL O’ROURKE LEADS A MINISTRY CALLED WWW.STRONGCATHOLICDAD.COM

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Uniting In Heart: 2030 Pastoral Plan

Uniting in Heart: 2030 Pastoral Plan  Deacon Mike Mescall, Director of Technology, Communications and Planning of the Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana talks with Faith In Action Co-Hosts, Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley about the new pastoral plan called Uniting in Heart: 2030 Pastoral Plan. Dcn. Mescall shares how it’s designed to assist discipleship efforts, laity, clergy and the general Catholic community for the next decade. For details of the plan the webpage is https://dol-in.org/uniting-in-heart

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