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“I Don’t Want To Go To Hell!”

Royal Oak, Michigan. It is sometimes frowned on when Christian evangelists speak about the reality of Hell. But the fact of the matter is, if Jesus died on the cross to save us, just what was it that he was saving us FROM? We don’t have to be angry “bible thumpers,”...

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“Conversation Starters”

Dallas, Texas. In a culture that is bombarded by advertising and companies trying to get one’s attention, we sometimes have to be creative as evangelists. That doesn’t necessarily mean marketing, but sometimes a bold attention grabber can be the match that starts a...

“Curiosity As A First Step”

Joliet, Illinois. Many conversions to Christ and the Catholic faith often start with curiosity. What is it Catholics believe, and why do they believe it? Many people have gone through most of their lives without ever encountering a Catholic who practiced his or her...

“Risking Death For Christ”

Fort Pierce, Florida. It can be easy for us to take our religious freedoms for granted. Many in other parts of the world face persecution and even death for following Christ. This is especially true for Muslims who convert from Islam to Christianity, who oftentimes...

“I realize that I’m not worthless”

Riverside, CA. Hope makes miracles happen, and hope is sometimes communicated through the simplest gestures – even just giving someone a rosary bracelet! This recent report came from Paul. Hi everyone, I thought I would share this story with you. Team Riverside goes...

“Making Connections at the Ball Game”

Detroit, MI. Sometimes it’s the little things that plant seeds. A kind gesture, a sacramental at the right time, a word uttered that has prophetic significance. YOU may be the person God is sending to do a job, give a message, or attend to a need. The “crumbs,” the...

“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....

We Are Called to Share the Faith

Kenosha, WI. 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...

“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.

Podcast

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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