Le Sacre Coeur, Paris
We must rekindle in ourselves the impetus of the
beginnings and allow ourselves to be filled with
the ardor of the apostolic preaching which followed
(Novo Millennium I neunte, 40)
To assist you in the task of evangelisation, CASE has begun to create a catalogue of helpful resources. In addition to a life of prayer, there are some concrete materials which you can use as tools in your efforts to reach out to others with the Good News.
Below you can find listed a variety of materials, some created in-house by CASE, others are available through named publishing houses and multi-media outlets.
If there are is resource not listed here that you would like to recommend, please do contact us.
A downloadable, double-sided sheet that gives an idea of what CASE has available to resource parish communities in the urgent task of evangelisation.
The Path to Rome – Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church by Dwight Longenecker. A collection of English conversion stories. Contributors tell why and how they came into the Catholic Church. http://www.dwightlongenecker.com/Content/Pages/Books/ThePathToRome.asp
ISBN: 1 86082 082 4
Also: 'Deeper Christianity' (See: http://www.cts-online.org.uk/Deeper_Christianity.htm http://www.catholic.com/thisrock/2006/0607fea3.asp and http://www.ressource.co.uk/ )
Resources For Children
'The Mass Illustrated for Children'
by Susan Bateman
This is the first of our own books, specially designed to meet the urgent need for catechesis on the Mass, and to supply a resource for families, schools and parishes preparing children for their first Holy Communion. It can be used either as a colouring book or as a child's Missal.
The texts are all approved by ICEL and printed in two colours. Beautiful, symbolic pictures lead the reader gently into the heart of the mystery of the Eucharist.
For more: http://www.ressource.co.uk/bac/index.htm
Meet the Angels
Illustrated by David Clayton
With simple text written by Leonie and Stratford Caldecott, and beautiful full page illustrations by artist David Clayton, this coloring book is designed to introduce children to the Angels that they hear about in the Bible. By coloring the book, your child will be drawn into these lovely stories and learn the Church's teaching in easy stages.
ResSource, P O Box 2001 , PETWORTH , GU28 9YA .
Tel. orders to 01798 343718
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Catholics and Evangelical Christians
Challenging Catholics – A Catholic-Evangelical Debate by John Martin and Dwight Longenecker.
Challenging Catholics is the book that resulted from the radio debates. This book helps Catholics and Protestants understand each other better, and it provides a good starting point in discussing the Catholic faith with Evangelical Christians. Audiocassettes of our twelve half hour debates are also available. http://www.dwightlongenecker.com/Content/Pages/Books/ChallengingCatholics.asp
Mary: A Catholic - Evangelical Debate by Dwight Longenecker and David Gustafson. What happens when an Evangelical and a Catholic get into a discussion about Mary? Published by Gracewing. ISBN: 0 - 85244 - 582 - 2
Evangelisation in England and Wales: A report to the Catholic Bishops Philip Knights and Andrea Murray (Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, London, 2002) Available from CCS, 39 Eccleston Square, LONDON SW1V 1BX for £10 including postage and packing. Cheques made payable to "Catholic Media Trust" please call 020 7901 4800 for more details. Sorry for the outrageous plug but one of our team members was a researcher and co-author!
Michelle Moran Pass it on!: Practical Hints on Sharing your Faith (Darton, Longman and Todd, London, 1994)
Christine Dodd Called to Mission (Geoffrey Chapman
Ralph Martin and Peter Williamson Pope John Paul II and the New Evangelisation: How you can bring the Good News to Others (Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1995). American, but still has lots of good ideas which can illuminate our English and Welsh contexts.
David J. Bosch Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in the Theology of Mission (Orbis, Maryknoll, 1991) Still the seminal survey of contemporary international and ecumenical missiology.
Robert Schreiter cpps ‘Major Currents of Our Time: What They Mean for Preaching the Gospel' Origins 31 (11)
David L Schindler ‘Reorienting the Church in the Era of the Millennium: John Paul II's "New Evangelization' Communio 24 (Winter 1997) 728-779
Michael Paul Gallagher Clashing Symbols: An Introduction to Faith and Culture (Darton, Longman and Todd, London, 2003)
Second Vatican Council: Ad Gentes, Guadium et Spes and Lumen Gentium
Paul VI Evangelii Nuntiandi
John Paul II Redemptoris missio, Novo Millennio Ineunte and Ecclesia in Europa
Pontifical Council for Intereligious Dialogue and the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples Proclamation and Dialogue
Congregation for the Clergy General Directory for Catechesis
(All of the above are available from www.vatican.va )
The Common Good
The Sign We give
Crossing the Threshhold
Go and Make Disciples: a National Plan and Strategy
for Catholic Evangelization in the United States
This is the faith: A complete explanation of the Catholic faith by Canon Francis Ripley. This is a comprehensive presentation of the faith most suited to Catholics wanting to re-fresh or get to know the nuts and bolts of the faith. Available from St.Paul's Multi-Media. Price: £15. ISBN: 9 780895556424
For young people
Book Review page taken from the latest edition of the Catholic Youth Service magazine, Issue 4, 2004.
Formation in the faith
Adventures in Orthodoxy by Dwight Longnecker
"An unusual cover for an unusual book," is what the publisher said. In the words of the author it is "a Chestertonian romp through the Apostles’ Creed."
Redemptorists Publications have a full catalogue of resources to assist you on your journey of faith. Check out their materials at:
Redemptorist Publications, Aphonsus House, Chawton, Hampshire. GU34 3HQ Tel: 01420 88222 Website: www.ShineOnline.net