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“God Brought Me To Her”

Lansing, MI. In today's story we see an unexpected opportunity to share the gospel. While it certainly wasn't ideal under the current COVID-19 restrictions, our evangelist did the best he could when faced with a woman in trouble. It should also be mentioned that as an...

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“Just Say When, Lord!”

“Just Say When, Lord!”

San Diego, CA. Today's story is more of a focus on what team leaders can do to get their teams prepared to hit the streets again. We need to be ready once restrictions are lifted to get out there and evangelize, while still following guidelines put forth by our local...

“Sharing Mary at McDonald’s”

“Sharing Mary at McDonald’s”

Rochester Hills, MI. Slowly and cautiously, America is starting to re-open. This means that we, as evangelists, need to start considering how we will approach sharing the gospel once the opportunity arises. Today's evangelist chose to share the love of our Lord's...

“Missionaries March Onward”

“Missionaries March Onward”

As you might know, St. Paul Street Evangelization has a group of dedicated volunteers called regional missionaries. For those of you who are unfamiliar, these men and women are located all across the U.S., and essentially are leader evangelists that are similar to a...

“Reactions to Jesus”

“Reactions to Jesus”

Phoenix, AZ. Jesus told his disciples, "If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first." (John 15:18). He also warned of those who were lukewarm or indifferent: "So, because you are lukewarm, neitherĀ hot or cold, I will spit you out of my mouth." (Rev. 3:16)...

“Still Evangelizing”

“Still Evangelizing”

Castle Rock, CO In times like these, to evangelize we have to get a little creative and maybe even take a few (prudent) risks. That's just what the evangelist in today's story did. There's no guarantee that what he's doing will work, but it's a risk worth taking....

“Prayer is Evangelization”

“Prayer is Evangelization”

Boise, ID. The evangelist in today's story recently lamented to her spiritual director that she is no longer able to bring Christ to the streets due to government health restrictions. Her spiritual director responded to her, saying, "Prayer, too, is evangelization."...

“Easter Saturday Evangelization”

“Easter Saturday Evangelization”

Tempe, AZ. In the Catholic Church we celebrate Easter for eight days, also known as the Easter Octave. Most people think Easter is only Sunday, and then go back to their normal lives. But there are so many graces that God wants to bestow on us, he spreads it out over...

“Little Gestures of Love”

“Little Gestures of Love”

Madison Heights, MI. St. Therese of Lisieux believed in the little way. And we should too. Doing small things with great love is a simple, yet profound way to achieve holiness. The Little Flower once shared some words of wisdom on the topic, which we can gain much...

“Sharing Mercy & Respecting the Law”

“Sharing Mercy & Respecting the Law”

Northbrook, IL. The world needs to know about Divine Mercy, while there is still time. That's presumably why the evangelist in today's story went out to share the message on Divine Mercy Sunday. The following passage in which Our Lord speaks to St. Faustina gives us a...

“Bloom Where You Are Planted”

“Bloom Where You Are Planted”

Warren, MI. No one seems to know the origins of the old saying, "Bloom where you are planted", although some say it may come from Genesis 1:28, "Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it." St. Francis de Sales once said, "Truly charity has no limit; for...

Podcasts

Ep. 40: It’s all about that Grace

In this podcast, we interview our very own Bob Wilson. Bob has been evangelizing with us for many years and now we are blessed to have him working with us as the Director of St. Paul Street Evangelization. In this episode, Bob speaks about grace. Specifically, he...

Ep. 39: The Lens of the Resurrection

In this episode, we interview with Fr. Michael Bremer. Fr. Bremer was ordained two years ago and is a priest of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Today he speaks about the importance for us as Christians to see our lives through the lens of the resurrection and to allow...

Ep. 38: Evangelization from a Distance

In this episode, we interview SPSE team leader Mark Kollar. Mark has been evangelizing on the streets of Chicago for years. Today he speaks about how he has adapted his evangelization efforts to continue to share the Gospel during the pandemic. WHAT'S YOUR STORY?...

Ep. 37: Angels, Demons, and the St. Michael Prayer

In this episode, we interview author Kevin Symonds. Kevin wrote a book verifying the validity and origin of the St. Michael prayer. Today he speaks about his findings and we get to hear from him about the realm of angels and demons and why the St. Michael prayer is an...

Ep. 36: Divine Mercy Explained

In this episode, we interview Bill and Carol Brewis. They are Detroit natives, born and baptized into the Catholic Church, and currently are parish members at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth, MI. They have been involved in creating and conducting various...

Ep. 35: Practicing Faith and Medicine during Covid-19 with Dr. Graves

In this episode Dr. Thomas Graves, a primary care physician, shares with us the impact Covid-19 has had both in his office and in his faith life. Dr. Graves earned his medical degree at Wayne State University, School of Medicine and completed his residency at Bon...

Ep. 34: Finding Peace during the Pandemic

In this episode, we speak with Fr. Patrick Gonyeau about how to find peace in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic. Fr. Patrick is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit who serves as the administrator of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.Ā  He also serves as an associate...

Ep. 33: Sent4Lent

In this episode, I talk with Christina Hiromoto. She works full time for SPSE as an urban missionary in the Diocese of Orlando. After graduating from UCF last May she began working for SPSE by supporting herself through fundraising her own salary in order to...

Ep. 32: This Time for Africa

In this episode, we speak with Randy Grasso and Sean Kelly about their recent mission to Lagos, Nigeria. Both of them are SPSE leaders here in the United States, and they used their training and experience to train a parish who was eager to learn more about...

Ep. 32: This Time for Africa

In this episode, we speak with Randy Grasso and Sean Kelly about their recent mission to Lagos, Nigeria. Both of them are SPSE leaders here in the United States, and they used their training and experience to train a parish who was eager to learn more about...

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