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Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Holy Spirit Interactive: Fr John McCloskey

Fr. John McCloskey


Winning New Converts
As the Catechism reminds us, winning converts to our Faith should be a constant concern for all Catholics: "The true apostle is on the lookout for occasions of announcing Christ by word, either to unbelievers...or to the faithful" (#905). How should we go about it? People are brought to the Church one by one. God pours out his saving grace in many ways, but He normally requires, and we could even say desires, the willing collaboration of his sons and daughters in this joyful task. Winning converts is your task and there is no more endlessly satisfying and challenging work than that of saving souls. The famous Catholic philosopher (and convert) Dietrich von Hildebrand said that we should look upon all people we encounter as Catholics in re (in fact) or in spe (potentially). I agree. More

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  2. The Family: Seedbed of Vocations
  3. Read Any Good Books Lately?
  4. All's Right With The Church?
  5. The Seven Daily Habits of Holy Apostolic People
  6. Recovering Stray Catholics
  7. A Spiritual Consultant
  8. Spirituality in the Workplace
  9. A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan
  10. A Twelve-Step Program for TV Addicts
  11. A Founder's Roman Dream
  12. Catholicism on Campus
  13. Friendship: The Key to the Evangelization of Men
  14. Christianity Tomorrow
  15. Don't Just Keep the Faith, Spread It