Tag Archive | New Evangelization

Day 40: Generation Benedict, Looking Forward

Collette is a Law student from Birmingham.  She helps lead 2nd Friday, an informal movement for young adults which focuses on discipleship and evangelisation. With Lisette Carr, she is co-editrix of the GenerationBenedict blog. I had no idea what would become of the #generationbenedict blog when I sent a message to Lise on the eve of […]

Day 37: Generation Benedict, Looking Back

Lisette Carr is a French teacher, youth worker living in Dublin. She is currently studying for an MA in Marriage and Family at Maryvale Institute. She writes a blog about good things happening in the Catholic world at www.catholicismrocks.wordpress.com. With Collette, she is co-editrix of the GenerationBenedict blog.   On Shrove Tuesday, Collette and I had the idea […]

Palm Sunday- Sunday 24th March

Its a day of rest on the Generation Benedict blog. Why not join the #CaptureEaster initiative? Set up by a a couple of guys Stateside, Edmund and Jonathon, the goal is to take photos during Holy week of where you see beauty and where you see God and post them on Twitter and Instagram with […]

Day 30: Three Things I’ve Learned from Pope Benedict

Brandon Vogt, 26, is a Catholic writer and speaker who blogs at BrandonVogt.com. He’s also the author of The Church and Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who Tweet As an Evangelical Christian in 2008, “God’s Rottweiler” worried me. From what I heard, he was a cold and stodgy disciplinarian with a hyper-traditionalist streak, more likely to […]

Day 21: Reaching out

Majella is a 27 year old MSc student in Psychology in Dublin, who has an interest in Spirituality, and the dialogue between Christianity and other religious traditions. My first memory of Pope Benedict was when he stepped out onto the global stage on his first overseas journey, to address the youth gathered for World Youth […]

Day 18: Living Differently

Fran, 21, is orginally from the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. She is currently studying Theology at Leeds Trinity. Having been brought up in a Catholic family, going to Mass every Sunday with my parents and brothers, you’d think I’d have always had some devotion to our Holy Father. I’m afraid not. Don’t get me […]

Day 17: Sharing the Faith

Patrick is 26 and has been a Catholic all his life. He’s involved with Youth 2000, and also the online group Made For Glory. I’m sure I’m not the only one. There must be a few of us out there. My name is Patrick, I’m a young Catholic, and I’ll admit it; I have never […]