Evangelization

Evangelization is the first sharing of the Gospel and its call to turn away from sin and to turn towards God.

R.C.I.A.

The journey of becoming Catholic.

Inactive Catholics

Evangelization and catechetical resources.

Parish Evangelization Training

By virtue of their baptism, every parish member has the duty and grace to share their faith in Jesus with others. Diocesan Guide (PDF) for increasing parish evangelization.

“[W]ordless witness … always remains insufficient, because even the finest witness will prove ineffective in the long run if it is not explained, justified—what Peter called always having your answer ready for people who ask you the reason for the hope you have within you.” (Pope Paul VI, Evangelii Nuntiandi 21–22; see 1 Peter 3:15)

“Called & Gifted” Workshop

Come to the the “Called & Gifted” Workshop to learn about your spiritual gifts given to you by God in Baptism so that you can serve and minister to others in a unique and particular way. For more information visit the Called and Gifted page.

Witnesses of Faith

Witnesses of Faith” is a series of stories of faith from Catholics throughout the Diocese of Fargo.

Programs and Resources

Become a Young Disciple

Young Disciples is a young adult ministry that provides week-long Catholic summer camps for rural parishes and communities.

Outreach to College Students

There are Catholic campus ministry programs on most colleges and universities in North Dakota and throughout the United States. Check out the resources for College Students available for you or for someone you know.

Retreats

Retreats are occasions to intimately encounter Christ and begin the process of evangelization or re-evangelization. Check out the retreats listed on the Prayer, Healing and Retreats page.

Adult Catechesis

Catechesis of adults is the principal (first) form of catechesis because it is “addressed to the persons who have the greatest responsibility and the capacity to live the Christian message in its fully developed form” (Pope John Paul II, Catechesi Tradendae 43).Visit your local parish for the programs available for you or visit the Adult Catechesis page.

Books on Evangelization