Unleash the Gospel Videos

Archbishop Allen Vigneron reflects on the different guideposts in his pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel

Guidepost 1

Overview

Guidepost 1

What is the New Pentecost?

Guidepost 1

How is the experience of the Apostles at Pentecost similar to our own experience today?

Guidepost 1

Based on what you wrote in your letter, what does Acts 29 look like?

Guidepost 2

Becoming bold

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Why is an encounter with Jesus necessary to evangelize?

Guidepost 2

What is the Kerygma and why must it precede catechesis?

Guidepost 2

Why is personal testimony so important in evangelizing?

Guidepost 2

Why is personal testimony so important in evangelizing?

Guidepost 2

What are some personal testimonies that have made an impact on your life?

Guidepost 3

Overview

Guidepost 3

The Communion of the Church

Guidepost 3

Why is community so imperative to the success of a parish?

Guidepost 3

How important is scripture in our efforts to unleash the gospel?

Guidepost 3

What would you say to someone who finds scripture not relevant to their life?

Guidepost 3

Why do we need reconciliation to unleash the gospel if we can just repent to God in private, on our own?

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Why is the Eucharist so important to evangelization?

Guidepost 3

What is the first step in evangelizing?

Guidepost 4

Overview

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How do we equip people to Unleash the Gospel?

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Why is it important that we continue to evangelize people who are already evangelizing?

Guidepost 4

What are ways a parish or ministry can equip evangelizers?

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How do I use my own gifts and talents to evangelize?

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Why are charisms important in unleashing the gospel?

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Final Thoughts

Guidepost 5

Overview

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What do you mean by no bystanders?

Guidepost 5

What is the New Pentecost?

Guidepost 6

Overview

Guidepost 6

Where do you see the new evangelization taking place?

Guidepost 6

Why is accompaniment so important in evangelization?

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How has healing helped the Archdiocese of Detroit?

Guidepost 6

How can social media be utilized to reach people?

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How has having your own social media account allowed you to better engage with your flock?

Guidepost 7

Why are families at the very heart of our archdiocesan efforts to unleash the gospel?

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What are ways parishes can assist parents in catechizing their children?

Guidepost 7

Why do parents need to be the primary educators of the faith?

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What are ways families can be bold and be witnesses to the presence of Christ?

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Final Thoughts

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The first section is the "The Joy of the Gospel." How did Pope Francis' apostolic letter by the same name impact this pastoral letter?

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How do we make unchurched people a priority?

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You mention that every church should have a "shallow end", an entry level for coming into the faith. What does that looks like?

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How can we make our charitable work a more authentic expression of Catholic faith?

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Final Thoughts

Guidepost 9

Encounter, grow, witness. How do each of those fit into our plan to unleash the Gospel?

Guidepost 9

Where does accompaniment fall in encounter, grow, witness?

Guidepost 10

Why have you included Mary, Star of the New Evangelization into your pastoral letter?

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Who do you see as being intercessors for the new evangelization? Who can we call upon for help?

Guidepost 10

Opposition is not something new to the Church. How is it different today, if at all?

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What are some of the weapons the Church has given us to fight evil?

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Final Thoughts