Manila evangelization meet to highlight ‘heart encounters’

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila leads the closing ceremonies of the annual Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization in 2016. (Photo by Angie de Silva)

Three-day Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization to highlight ‘inspirational stories’ of healing and conversion

UCAN

This year’s Philippine Conference on the New Evangelization will feature “heart to heart” sessions Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila.

Inspired by the celebration of the Year of the Parish as a communion of communities the annual event will focus on themes like “Heart Encounters,” “Making Room,” and “Embracing Mission.”

The meeting, which opens on July 28 at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, will be highlighted with “inspirational stories” of healing and conversion that aim to inspire people.

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, will talk about “challenges” that the Catholic Church is facing.

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, will share reflections on being “modern missionaries” and how they are “embracing the mission.”

The Philippine Conference on New Evangelization is a three-day gathering to celebrate the Year of the Parish as Communion of Communities.

The activity aims “to lead the participants to a deeper encounter and communion with Jesus” and “to awaken in the participants a sense of being for one another.”

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