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Forming Intentional Disciples: Path to Know and Follow Jesus


How can we transmit a living, personal Catholic faith to future generations? By coming to know Jesus Christ, and following him as his disciples.
There are immense challenges facing the Church today.
Follow author Sherry Weddell through the steps that will help Catholics make the conscious choice to follow Jesus as his disciples, transforming parish life and ultimately the life of the whole Church.

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Lay Formation
Answers to questions such as: What is formation and why is it important? Why do the laity need a formation especially adapted to their own needs? What should it comprise, where should it be done, and who should do it?

Lay Apostleship
Discusses questions concerning: What is an apostle and why are all lay Christians properly so called? What is unique about the apostleship and mission of the lay Catholic? What, exactly, does the term "secular" mean, and should we embrace the secular life?

Lay Mission in the World
This section introduces the nature of the lay mission in and to the world: What is the lay mission and how do we accomplish it? How does one evangelize while maintaining sensitivity to religious differences? How the average Catholic can share their faith.

Spiritual Gifts
Frequently asked questions concerning spiritual gifts (charisms) and other FAQ.