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“Going Out Two By Two”

Arlington, VA Most people who see the work of SPSE see us “on the street.” But in growing the apostolate, Saint Paul Evangelization Institute is also involved in the work of training new evangelists to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ and continue the work. SPSE...

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We Are Called to Share the Faith

Here’s a report from Dave: I set up near the lake front of Lake Michigan in Kenosha Wisconsin. The big event was an annual marathon with plenty of foot traffic. I was handing out rosaries, but couldn't drum up a good conversation. So I did a quick prayer asking our...

“Our little group became like the apostles at Pentecost!”

We are just three weeks out from Immersion 2019! Participants will enjoy the following talks on formation day, along with over 10 hours of evangelization practice with our staff, team leaders, and regional missionaries.Subscribe to get our blog posts as a weekly...

“Ask Bishop Quinn” + School is in Session

The spring and summer is a busy time for our 300+ street teams as the warm weather brings parades, festivals, and more pedestrian traffic in cities and parks. Our St. Paul School of Evangelization provides an online portal for all of our evangelists to receive training in evangelization, prayer ministry, street ministry, scripture, the catechism, apologetics, hospitality, and much more.

Internship Applications Now Being Accepted

We are now accepting applications for 2 full-time interns for the 2019-2020 academic year. We are looking for single men 21-30 years old to join our national office as part of our community, learn about our mission, and participate in non-profit Catholic work. Our interns will live in the house with other staff and our society of brothers.

Just Another Great Day Evangelizing

From Dorothea in Rehoboth Beach, DE: I had a great day evangelizing at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, DE today. Met many people of all ages and different faiths, including a Police officer, who said he always prays the prayer to St. Michael. I gave away 36 rosaries, and...

Evangelizing Young People

This report comes from Richard in Rehoboth Beach, DE. During June Katherine and I handed out 60 rosaries and pamphlets, and we had some memorable encounters. One of them was a Jewish woman with four children. She was originally from Falmouth, MA. She told us that all...

“Going Solo”

This report comes from the SPSE team at Rehoboth Beach, DE. I went evangelizing again today at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, and had a great day. Listening to the Holy Spirit in my heart, I decided to “go solo.” I handed out about 18 rosaries and pamphlets on how to pray...

Bible-loving Catholics

This report comes from a team in Park Ridge, IL. Greetings from this past Saturday at Taste of Park Ridge. We gave away well over 400 rosaries, along with plenty of literature. We borrowed a Bible Timeline banner from our parish, St. Paul of the Cross. It shows the...

Evangelizing Lapsed Catholics

Wyandotte, MI - The Lincoln Park Team and Detroit Parish Festival Evangelization Team recently met at Our Lady of the Scapular's annual festival. They handed out hundreds of rosaries and shared the faith with thousands over the course of the weekend. Evangelist Mark...

Lost Sheep Returns Home

Gaithersburg, MD. Joanne reports on one of the special blessings of evangelization, an enthusiastic convert! We met Cristina on the street, a single mother of three. She was very sweet and spoke with us at length until we felt a bond between us all. She then agreed to...

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Ep. 7: No More Sleeping in Seattle

In this episode we interview Nina de Jesus who is a regional missionary in the Diocese of Seattle. She is one of the few in the area taking her faith to the streets as well as coaching others in the area learn how to do street evangelization more effectively. She...

Ep. 6: SPSE in New Orleans

In this episode we interview Phillip Bellini who is a SPSE coordinator in New Orleans. Phillip takes us through how his teams desire to do the work of evangelization led him to begin a team. He has successfully integrated into the dowtown community evangelizing at big...

Ep. 5: Building a SPSE Movement

In this episode we interview Stephen Beuerle who is a SPSE coordinator in San Diego. Steve walks us through how his team of 2 evolved into a local street evangelization movement. Today, Steve email hundreds of local evangelist every week encouraging them to join team...

Ep 4: It’s all about the Team

In this episode we interview long time team leader and evangelist Molly Bushman. Molly brings us inside her experience beginning a team at her parish. She also shares some of her own stories from the street and practical ways her parish is working on following up with...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 2: Community and Evangelization

In this episode we speak with Sr. Lisa Zelfa from the Servants of God's Love. Sr. Lisa was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. She is a cradle Catholic that experienced a reversion in college through the Catholic community at Wayne State University. After college she...

Ep. 1: Signs, Wonders, Miracles and Evangelization

In this episode we interview Fr. Mathias Thelen who is the senior leader of Encounter Ministries. Encounter has a vision to see a Church truly empowered by the Holy Spirit where disciples are confided to proclaim the Gospel and then demonstrate it through signs,...

Ep: 24-Catholic Missionary Disciples

In this episode we interview Marcel LeJeune who is the President and Founder of Catholic Missionary Disciples. Before founding his own ministry Marcel served as the Associate Director of Campus Ministry at St. Mary's Catholic Center at Texas A&M University for 11...

Ep. 23: The Few, The Proud, The SPSE Marine

On veterans day we had a chance to speak with Kimberly Colby who is an active duty Marine Corps officer and SPSE regional missionary. She recently relocated to Hawaii after serving as an Oceanside team leader in San Diego for over two years. In this epiosde we talk...

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