Pope: Jesus does not send us with an ‘entrepreneurial attitude’

Crux | 6/11/2018 | Staff
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Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit is the “protagonist” of the proclamation of the Gospel, and only He can change hearts.

The pontiff said there have been some pastoral plans that “seem to be perfect,” but they were incapable of changing hearts because they were an end unto themselves.

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Francis was speaking during the homily on June 11 during his Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae.

The pope said evangelization has three fundamental dimensions: Proclamation, service and gratuitousness.

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“It is not with an entrepreneurial attitude that Jesus sends us…. No, it is with the Holy Spirit. This is courage. The true courage behind evangelization is not human stubbornness. No, it is the Spirit who gives us courage and who carries you forward,” he said, according to Vatican News, the official service of the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communication.

Francis said that pursuing a career or success “in the Church is a sure sign that someone doesn’t know what evangelization is…for...
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