Roman Catholic 
Diocese of Ogdensburg


The Office of New Evangelization exists
To support parishes in forming
Joy-Filled, Intentional,
Missionary Disciples of Jesus Christ
So that On Fire with the Holy Spirit
They will be witnesses that
transform the culture around them.


I am going to try something new at the Office for the New Evangelization: a lunch-time Evangelization chat via Microsoft TEAMS.  

The basic format will be a short video (most of them are around 10 minutes) followed by an informal discussion.  It will be every Wednesday from noon until 12:30pm.  Bring your own lunch, log onto TEAMS and we will watch the short video and chat.  We will use Julianne Stanz's Missionary Discipleship Course, which is also available on  This way, if you need to miss a week here or there, I can send you the link so you don't miss any of the content. Here is a quick intro:

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In this course, Julianne Stanz, the Director of Parish Life and Evangelization for the Diocese of Green Bay, will present principles, processes, and practices to help your parish mobilize to make missionary disciples.  As Julianne‚Äôs introduction makes clear, our parishes are in a moment where real renewal is necessary, and the pathway forward is to make missionary disciples. Where to start? How to proceed? That is what this course is all about.

We will start the Brown Bag Evangelization Chat on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.  If you would like to participate, please register at

I will send out step-by-step instructions on how to access TEAMS which is a free download for your computer or smartphone. We will probably spend a little time in the first session getting familiar with TEAMS which is the preferred virtual meeting platform of our Chancery. 

I hope you will join us.  

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