“Living the Eucharist is one of the best things that I have ever been part of.” (PARISHIONER, INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
A Dynamic and Inspiring Lenten Spiritual Experience for the Whole Parish Y O U R P A R I S H C A N P A R T I C I P AT E I N L E N T 2 0 1 4 !
Help Your Parishioners Encounter Christ! Dear Followers of Jesus, Lent is the perfect time to offer your parishioners ways to encounter Jesus Christ that will transform their lives and foster the New Evangelization. Living the Eucharist is an extraordinary pastoral resource that gets results. Nearly 550 parishes throughout the United States have already participated in this program beginning in Lent 2012. Feedback from the thousands of individual Catholics who have taken part in Living the Eucharist tells us that, as a result: 92% have a greater understanding of the Eucharist. 88% participate more fully in the Mass. n 94% are now more committed to live as disciples of Jesus each day. n 90% rate their experience as Excellent or Very Good. n n
Living the Eucharist is flexible, affordable, easy to use, adaptable to any type of parish, and available in English and Spanish. Best of all, you can implement this growing program in your parish with great confidence, knowing that Living the Eucharist has been tested and confirmed by many of your fellow parish leaders and parishioners over the past two years. The Holy Spirit works powerfully through Living the Eucharist to transform lives and foster the New Evangelization. Please read this brochure and order your Parish Starter Kit today. Sincerely in Christ, Rev. Frank DeSiano, CSP President Paulist Evangelization Ministries
“Living the Eucharist was the answer to
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something we were looking for in our parish—a deeper type of spirituality. It was the answer to a prayer.” ( PA STO R , G A )
“Paulist Evangelization Ministries has given Catholic parishes around
( T E A M C O O R D I N ATO R S, RO U N D L A K E , N Y )
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the United States a magnificent gift in Living the Eucharist.”
A Dynamic and Exciting Way to Renew Faith and Parish Life Everyone is talking about the New Evangelization. Now parishes can do something about it…through the widely-praised and highly successful parish renewal process called Living the Eucharist. Based on Pope Benedict XVI’s The Sacrament of Charity, it carries forth Pope Francis’ constant call that we enliven our Catholic life by living faith boldly and openly.
Living the Eucharist helps parishes accomplish these goals. It’s already happening in hundreds of parishes.…it can happen in yours, too!
LIVING THE EUCHARIST IS AFFORDABLE The materials are priced to encourage maximum parish participation. For example, the Small Group Participant Booklet for Adults, 48 pages, is less than $5.00.
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What are signs of a vibrant parish? Youth ministry, small groups, powerful liturgies that involve the whole congregation, ongoing faith formation in discipleship, reaching out to inactive Catholics, inviting those without a church, leading our people into greater holiness. We all want these dynamics in our parishes.
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Engage Your Whole Parish During Lent! n Small Faith-Sharing Groups for Adults—meet weekly during Lent to learn more about the Eucharist, pray one of the upcoming Sunday Mass readings using lectio divina, strengthen their sense of community, and prepare to renew their baptismal promises at Easter. n Small Faith-Sharing Groups for Teens—discipleship groups to engage and inspire highschool students.
Family Activities in the Home—stimulate children’s growth in faith and deepen family spirituality and participation in Mass. n
n Lenten Meditative Reading for Adults and Teens—helps parishioners prepare for Easter through daily reflections on the Mass and Scripture.
Bulletin Inserts Help Parishioners Grow in their Faith—through weekly teachings, as well as Reflect, Act, and Pray sections that foster personal spiritual growth. n
The Living the Eucharist Prayer Campaign—Prayer cards featuring a beautiful prayer for the New Evangelization are a popular take-away for all parishioners. n
View our videos at www.LivingtheEucharist.org! For a complete list of materials, see the Order Form >>> “I really enjoyed the
lectio divina part. This was my favorite Lenten program we’ve ever done.”
“I’ve learned to share my faith with others. I had always considered it to be private.” ( PA R I S H I O N E R , FA L L E N T I M B E R , PA )
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Participants Testify to What Living the Eucharist Can Do for Your Parish PROVIDE FAITH-FILLED ENCOUNTERS WITH CHRIST “My small group experience was awesome! I have and continue to feel the awesome presence of Christ in my heart and soul.” ( PA R I S H I O N E R , YO U N G STO W N , O H ) CONNECT WITH YOUNG ADULTS “Being able to talk about the Eucharist, religion and spirituality with people my own age was new and exciting for me. I think more people in their 20s and 30s should have or make opportunities to talk openly about God and religion in small groups.” ( PA R I S H I O N E R , C H I C A G O, I L ) INCREASE PARTICIPATION IN ADULT FORMATION “Our parish had the highest number of participants of any program offered by the parish in recent history.”
( T E A M C O O R D I N ATO R , M O N RO E , L A )
INCREASE EUCHARISTIC SPIRITUALITY IN THE HOME “Using the Family Activity Booklet in our home really helped us connect with the Sunday Mass.” ( PA R I S H I O N E R S, TO W N S E N D, T N )
GIVE YOUR PARISH A SPIRITUAL BOOST! “I found new meaning in the beauty of our Mass and its symbols. I love being Catholic.” RO U N D L A K E , N Y )
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The Parish Starter Kit has Everything You Need The Parish Starter Kit makes it easy to implement Living the Eucharist in your parish. The kit contains everything you need to participate in Lent 2014 (Liturgical Year A). MULTI-MEDIA TOOLS MAXIMIZE OUTREACH Living the Eucharist materials capture attention in a variety of formats that help you reach parishioners in the way that means most to them: n
Videos promote participation and help orient parish leaders and team members.
Posters and sign-up brochures invite all parishioners to participate.
Participant Booklets, Leader Guides, and Family Activity Booklets are step-by-step resources designed specifically for each type of small group.
Catechetical and devotional materials promote individual, self-paced participation.
Leadership Team Manual is a complete “how-to” guide for your parish team.
RESOURCES ARE PROVEN AND EASY TO USE You can put Living the Eucharist to work, right away, with complete confidence in its outcomes. Evaluation feedback from parish leaders and more than 2,500 parishioners gave all the materials high ratings. A small team can easily implement Living the Eucharist in your parish.
Preview the materials at www.LivingtheEucharist.org/Preview “I actually understand the Eucharist now. Even though it’s
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happening a little later than it’s probably supposed to, I still find this experience extremely valuable.” ( T E E N , C O L ST R I P, MT )
Get Started NOW! FOUR EASY WAYS TO ORDER 1
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Mail this form with your check or credit card information to: Paulist Evangelization Ministries Order Department P.O. Box 1020 Sewickley, PA 15143-1020 Please make checks payable to Paulist Evangelization Ministries
Order by telephone toll-free (credit card only): 800-435-7116, 9:00 a.m.â€“ 5:00 p.m. ET
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Living the Eucharist Parish Starter Kit for Year A (Lent 2014)
ENGLISH (Item# 110)
Parish Resource Pack for Year A (see below), plus n Two copies of the Parish Leadership Team Manual n DVD with eight videos
SPANISH (Item# 111) x $69.95
Living the Eucharist Parish Resource Pack for Year A (Lent 2014)
ENGLISH (Item# 950)
Small Group Participant Booklet n Small Group Leader Guide n Small Group Participant Booklet for Teens n Small Group Leader Guide for Teens n Family Activity Booklet n From Exodus to Easter: My Daily Journey Through Lent n Bulletin Inserts n Prayer Card n Sign-up Sunday Brochure n Living the Eucharist Poster
x $34.95 SPANISH (Item# 951) x $34.95
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