Evangelization Resources

Vatican II Documents
Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity (Apostolicam Actuositatem), Pope Paul VI, November 18, 1965
Decree on the Church’s Missionary Activity (Ad Gentes Divinitus), Pope Paul VI, December 7, 1965

Apostolic Letters, Encyclicals and Vatican Documents
On the Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes), Pastoral Constitution of Pope Paul VI, December 7, 1965
On Evangelization in the Modern World (Evangelii Nuntiandi), Apostolic Letter of Pope Paul VI, December 8, 1975
The Lay Members of Christ’s Faithful People (Christifideles Laici), Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope John Paul II, December 30, 1988
Mission of the Redeemer: On the Permanent Validity of the Church’s Missionary Mandate (Redemptoris Missio), Encyclical Letter of Pope John Paul II, December 7, 1990
On the Coming of the Third Millennium (Tertio Millennio Adveniente), Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II, November 10, 1994
The Church in America (Ecclesia in America), Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope John Paul II, January 22, 1999
Novo Millennio Ineunte – Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II, January 6, 2001
Ubicumque et semper (Establishing the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization) – Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI, September 21, 2010
Porta Fidei for the Indiction of the Year of Faith – Apostolic Letter of Pope Benedict XVI, October 11, 2011
Evangelii GaudiumApostolic Exhortation on the Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World, November 24, 2013
[English, French, German, Italian, Spanish]

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
Go and Make Disciples: A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization / Vayan y Hagan Discípulos: Plan y Estrategia Nacional para la Evangelización Católica en los Estados, 1992
Called and Gifted for the Third Millennium, 1995
Disciples Called to Witness, 2012
“New Evangelization” Website
Evangelization And Catechesis Head Shares ‘Seven Things Catholics Should Know About The New Evangelization’ – October 9, 2012
Link to Evangelization Resources in USCCB Publishing

NCCL Resources
21st Century Catholic Evangelization – curated website of resources

DOSP Prepared Resources
Diocesan Evangelization Brochure – English / Espanol
Evangelization Assessment Tool
Various Evangelization Resources

Paulist Comprehensive Evangelization Training (DVD & Workbook)
The Journey
Seeking Christ
Catholics Reaching Out
Awakening Faith / Reanima tu fe
Living the Eucharist / Vive la Eucaristía 
New Movers Mailing List
Neighbors Reaching Neighbors

Alpha in a Catholic Context
About Alpha

Discovering Christ / overview of process
Following Christ
Sharing Christ

Busted Halo – An online magazine for spiritual seekers in their 20s and 30s

Evangelization Styles Survey
Evangelization Styles Survey – Spanish/Encuesta Sobre Estilos de Evangelizacion

Seven Simple Steps to Make Parishes Simply Shine, by Sr. Louise Alff

How to Be a Dynamic and Evangelizing Parish, by Father Norman Langenbrunner and Jeanne Hunt

Hospitality Survey

Using Christmas Carols to Evangelize
How Will Your Parish Welcome Visitors on Christmas?

Returning/Inactive Catholics
9 Programs for Outreach to Inactive Catholics – John Boucher