The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults as a Resource for Creating Encounters with Christ - Lorraine Buckley

Encounters with Christ

As Paul Philibert said earlier, a synod is a time of rediscovery, a time of renewal, a time to reconnect with God and with who we are in his eyes.  This theme has marked the papacy of Pope Francis.  In ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ (Evangelii Gaudium), Pope Francis issued each one of us with an invitation:

I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment,  to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day.  No one should think that this invitation is not meant for him or her, since no one is excluded from the joy brought by the Lord.

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