“CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization” DVD Giveaway!

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“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – St. Augustine

Since I’ve built up a large collection of extra books and resources, every week I give some away absolutely free, no strings attached.

Each giveaway lasts seven days with a new one beginning every Friday. You can enter any time during the week. Check out my past giveaways here.

CATHOLICISM New Evangelization

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This week’s giveaway features two great items. One winner will receive a copy of Fr. Barron’s latest film, “CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization” along with the Study Program Leader’s Guide. Learn more below:

CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization

by Fr. Robert Barron

Word on Fire, DVD, four-discs
Released on September 10, 2013

DVD“CATHOLICISM” taught us what the Church believes and why. Now “CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization” shows us how to put our Faith into action in today’s increasingly secular world.
You’ll follow Fr. Barron around the world to Australia, England, and around the U.S. to examine the Church’s mission within the challenges of Western secular culture. This 90-minute film first tells us what the “New Evangelization” is, and then takes us on a fascinating tour to witness examples of new ardor, new expressions, and new methods of evangelization in action.
The DVD set also includes four hours of extra features, including two Fr. Barron speeches, as well as full interviews and insights on the New Evangelization with George Weigel, Ross Douthat, Brad Gregory, and Brandon Vogt.


CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization Study Program

by Brandon Vogt

Word on Fire, spiral-bound paperback with tabs
Released on September 10, 2013

Study GuideThe study program includes a Participant’s Study Guide and the Leader’s Guide. Both contain six lessons, questions, book recommendations, and a glossary, while the Leader’s Guide also features a comprehensive answer key and tips on facilitating your group. Here are brief descriptions of each lesson in the study program:

Lesson One: “Introduction”
“What is the New Evangelization?”, “Why is it worthwhile?”, and “How does one do it?” Father Barron explains how the concept of a “new” evangelization began to take shape in the second Vatican Council.

Lesson Two: “New Ardor”
New enthusiasm, new energy and renewal from Holy Spirit constitute “new ardor.” Fr. Barron takes us behind the scenes at World Youth Day and shows us other energetic examples of new ardor. The deepest source of Christian ardor is the reality of the resurrection, which fuels us to actively reach out in love to others with the “Good News.”

Lesson Three: “New Expressions—Part I
Lesson Four: “New Expressions—Part II

It’s not an expression of a different truth, but the same truth proclaimed and lived by Christ, that we have to express in a different cultural setting. Fr. Barron explains why secularism is on the rise: Confusion about who and what God is; Trying to fill human longing for God with the temporal and materials things of this world; and Relativism that purports that there is no objective truth.

Lesson Five: “New Methods”
Fr. Barron calls for “using the means and methods of our time to evangelize.” In today’s culture the Internet and social media plays a huge role. Fr. Barron encourages us all to use these new methods for the Lord. We all can give testimony to Christ by the methods we use to communicate and by how we live each day.

Lesson Six: “Faith in Action”
The New Evangelization Formation Program includes a sixth workshop-style session that guides participants in developing their own new evangelization action plan, either as individuals or as a Catholic group/parish. This section is based on selected clips from the interviews conducted for the series.

Check out these two preview clips below:




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The winner(s) will be randomly selected next Friday and the books will be sent out, free of charge, shortly thereafter.

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  • Matthew Ahrens

    I would love to win as I’m a converted Catholic!!

  • Marianna Kump

    I would love to win these items. I am involved in several parish ministries and this would be great to view with them. I would especially love to view them with our Youth Ministry and then perhaps our teens and young adults as well.

  • Monica Peterson Benninghoff

    I’d love to win this film to deepen my knowledge of my Catholic faith, but also of my family and friends!

  • Diane

    I would like to win this film so I can use it to share in my Landings Group. For the Catholics that left the church before the New Evangelization.

  • Andy Hentz

    I would really like to win this. I love Fr. Barron’s work on the Catholicism series. I teach Confirmation classes at our parish and would use these materials in class. I’d love to share this with the students, and would like to share it with the whole parish. I hope I win. It would be put to great use to spread the message with our parishioners.

  • Jeff Dubas

    I would love to win Catholicism The New Evangelization! It would be great to have this collection to help non believers and non Catholics understand our faith and promote Catholicism by holding classes at my Church. It would also be great for fellow Catholics to help evangelize others as well! Fr. Barron is a great advocate for our Catholic faith! Loved his Catholicism series!

  • Alexis Marruffo

    I would love to win these items because I have heard such great things about all of it. :)

  • Pablo-Manuel Villarreal

    Our world, our societies, our companies, our friends and families long for love and truth, something that is the response to the longing of their hearts, and all too often alas do not know it is God’s love.
    Therefore, New Evangelization i.e. the announcement of God’s live as revealed by His Son Jesus-Christ Our Lord, is a matter of love of the neighbor as well as myself, fulfilling the commandment He gave us.
    I hope this tool can help me do better in making that concrete in my life, thus resembling every day a bit more what He dreamt of for me when He created me, and helping the people I come to meet discover this unique source of joy!

  • Kevin Condon

    I’d like to win this film because evangelization is my purpose. I’ve retired to prison ministry and reverted to the faith of my youth. I work every day on how to spread the gospel and bring people to a real relationship with God in Christ.

  • Sandra Ceron

    Thank you for the opportunity, I would like to win to share with my home school group, family and friends.

  • Joe Covone

    I would love to win these items. And use for our next study.

  • Patrick D Gamble

    I want to add this to my WordOnFire collection!

  • Tara Collins Peltier

    I learned so much form the Catholicism Series and I would love to learn more from this new DVD!

  • Deb Canter

    If this is anything like the Catholicism series, then I know it will be impeccably done. I’d love to share it with our university’s Student Center.

  • Audrey

    This is awesome! Thanks for having this giveaway programme! I hope your giveaway reaches people who wouldn’t ordinarily have the means to obtain your educational material! If it’s coming this way, it would be a fantastic tool to share with catechumens at our parish. Our parish bought one set of the Catholicism Project DVD and it set our hearts on fire! Each series was shown every Monday night for a full 10 weeks for those who could make it and it was really nice watching it on a projected big screen with other parishioners. Thank you for such an amazing gift, an amazing piece of work! We would so love to watch your New Evangelisation series!

  • Mary Frances Gerber

    I would find a way to use the DVD in my parish or other public setting!

  • Julia Ventimiglia

    I love these lessons on Catholicism! If I win, I would donate to my church where I viewed the first series in a study group.

  • Liz

    I’d love to win this so we could use it for our catechists and our High School youth faith formation!

  • Rupa

    I am keen to use the tools which is an inspiration of our Loving Holy Spirit to renew my faith and faith of my community. Fr. Barron I thank you for this creative/modern tool for us to re-evangelize and get more close to our Mother Church.
    Love n Prayers

    • Rupa

      I meant new evangelization instead of re-evangelize.

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