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If the New Evangelization had a theme song…

If the New Evangelization had a theme song — from the late 1970s/early ’80s (since that’s when John Paul II coined the phrase) — it would be this little ditty…

We need to “go out”, then, in order to experience our own anointing, its power and its redemptive efficacy: to the “outskirts” where there is suffering, bloodshed, blindness that longs for sight, and prisoners in thrall to many evil masters. (Pope Francis to priests, 2013 Holy Thursday)

(Doobie Brothers: “Takin’ It to the Street” and “Jesus Is Just Alright”)

Full disclosure: When I am not preoccupied with faith or tech or myself, I am either thinking about classic rock, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars IV-VI, art, tea, desserts, or my family. (For the most part.)

Any more suggestions? What other song could be the ‘theme song’ for the New Evangelization?

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2 comments on “If the New Evangelization had a theme song…

  1. Pat Gohn (@PatGohn)
    April 6, 2013

    Ahhhh, I remember those 8-track tapes like it was just yesterday. Or 1978.

  2. Maria Johnson
    April 6, 2013

    ah, the soundtrack to my youth. perhaps I was better catechized by the doobie brothers than some of the kumbaya stuff, huh?

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