What is New Evangelization Strategies?

NES is a ministry of the Paulist Fathers led by Fr. John E. Hurley, CSP.  His consultant and missionary initiatives are designed to assist those in leadership roles in Catholic ministry to focus on the essential mission of the church.

Consultation initiatives focus primarily on assisting pastoral leadership, pastoral councils and staffs in assessing and planning future directions for parishes who want to be more mission driven and engage their parishioners into becoming missionary disciples. Consultation initiatives also assist leaders in Catholic ministries who want to re-awaken their vision and mission in light of the call to a new evangelization.

Missionary initiatives are especially designed for parish missions primarily in Lent and the Easter Season.  These unique liturgical seasons provide a rich opportunity for pastoral leaders, staffs and communities to reflect on a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through the joy of the Gospels.

Missionary initiatives also include speaking engagements, RCIA retreat days, workshops on various aspects of evangelization for clergy and Lay Ecclesial Ministers.

NES partners and collaborates with leaders in Catholic life and mission to create a process to renew and animate the joy of the Gospel in all that we do.

An invitation from Pope Francis


I invite everyone to be bold and creative in this task of rethinking the goals, structures, style and methods of evangelization in the their respective communities.   EG#33