Music is a Doorway…

Leading a youth retreat in Alberta, Canada

 

This is a continuation of Mark’s testimony. You can read Part I here: “Stay, and Be Light”.

 

AT the same time that the Lord was setting my heart on fire again for His Church, another man was calling us youth into a “new evangelization.” Pope John Paul II made this a central theme of his pontificate, boldly stating that a “re-evangelization” of once Christian nations was now necessary. “Whole countries and nations where religion and the Christian life were formerly flourishing,” he said, were now, “lived ‘as if God did not exist’.”[1]Christifideles Laici, n. 34; vatican.vaContinue reading

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1. Christifideles Laici, n. 34; vatican.va