Goal I: Enthusiasm

To bring about in all Catholics such an enthusiasm for their faith that, in living their faith in Jesus, they freely share it with others.

  • To foster an experience of conversion and renewal in the heart of every believer, leading to a more active living of Catholic life.
  • To foster an experience of conversion and renewal in every parish.
  • To foster an appreciation of God’s word in the lives of all Catholics.
  • To make the evangelizing dimension of the Sunday Eucharist more explicit.
  • To foster an appreciation of the presence of Christ in the Eucharist and all the sacraments, the sacred signs of our Catholic life.
  • To foster a greater appreciation of the power of God’s word in our worship.
  • To foster an even deeper sense of prayer among our Catholic people.
  • To foster a renewed understanding of the faith among Catholics.
  • To foster a sense of discipleship among Catholic adults and children.
  • To foster active and personal religious experience through participation in small-group and other communal experiences in which the Good News is shared, experienced and applied to daily life.
  • To foster a sense of the domestic church within households in which families, individuals, and groups reside.
  • To promote and develop a spirituality for the workplace.
  • To foster greater appreciation of cultural and ethnic spirituality.