Fr. David O’Connor tells how an unlikely parishioner came to him with big idea he said was inspired by the Holy Spirit. Pete Mathison had no prior training or experience in evangelization but felt a strong calling to take immediate action.
Fr. David O’Connor, pastor of St. Joseph parish in Marion, tells us how CEO as developed over the past three years, what effect it has and how he would like to see it evolve in the future.
Mary Pederson, Director of Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Dubuque, explains how CEO evangelizes through lay witness. She likes the simplicity and power of a credible witness. CEO works in tandem with their parishes to help connect people to the ministries already in place.
Fr. Mark Ressler, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton church, speaks about CEO and the role of the laity at a recent outreach talk at his parish.
Sure CEO is attracting a lot of people but does it have any effect on people? Attendees from a recent outreach gathering tell in their own words what CEO means to them.
Is lay witness an effective evangelization tool? Should we share our witness story with others? See how recent CEO attendees answered these questions and more.
Fr. David Beckman, pastor of St. Matthew parish, shares his thoughts on CEO, sharing your witness story, personal invitation and the New Evangelization