Unleash the Gospel

Reconciliation and the Holy Eucharist: Renewal and strength

Editor’s Note: Over 20 issues, The Michigan Catholic is bringing you, in bite-sized chunks, Archbishop Vigneron’s pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel. Below is the 11th of 20 excerpts, taken from the letter’s third guidepost, “The Word Made Flesh.” To read the whole letter — or to catch up on sections you’ve missed — visit www.unleashthegospel.org.…

The ‘Word made flesh’ must live in our parishes

Editor’s Note: Over 20 issues, The Michigan Catholic is bringing you, in bite-sized chunks, Archbishop Vigneron’s pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel. Below is the 10th of 20 excerpts, taken from the letter’s third guidepost, “The Word Made Flesh.” To read the whole letter — or to catch up on sections you’ve missed — visit www.unleashthegospel.org.…

Dipping one’s toes into the water with Jesus

Detroit — What is Jesus 101? How can parishes, charged with being “evangelizing outposts” in their communities, present the Gospel to someone for the first time? Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron discouraged pastors from dropping “truth bombs” (Unleash the Gospel, Marker 1.2), instead inviting the community to experience Christ through “shallow entry points,” laid-back environments that…