PROCLAIM! Publications


  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

FAITH: An Encounter with Jesus Christ

johnpaul2“Faith…is neither an abstract discourse nor a vague religious sentiment, but a personal
encounter with Christ who gives new meaning to life.” “Without the vibrance of this encounter, Christianity becomes a soulless religious traditionalism…”
benedict“Faith is above all a personal, intimate encounter with Jesus, and to experience his closeness, his friendship, his love; only in this way does one learn to know him ever more and to love and follow him ever more. May this happen to each one of us.” (General Audience, 21/10/09)
francis“The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness.”

Our Latest Products

Pope John Paul II’s concerns about many baptized Catholics…
quote“Many of the baptized live as if Christ did not exist: the gestures and signs of faith are repeated, especially in devotional practices, but they fail to correspond to a real acceptance of the content of the faith and fidelity to the person of Jesus.” (Ecclesia in Europa,47)

Read an explanation of Faith by Pope Benedict XVI…
quote“Faith does not just mean accepting a certain number of abstract truths about the mysteries of God, of man, of life and death, of future realities. Faith consists in an intimate relationship with Christ, a relationship based on love of him who loved us first (cf 1Jn 4:11)” (homily in Poland, 26/05/06)


A Priest’s testimony

Posted on Feb 6th, 2014 - By Mike

Pope Benedict XVI said, "One does not really know a person if one knows this person second hand... and only experiencing life with God does the evidence of his existence appear." A young priest who is a Professor of Theology discovered this truth himself. He explained: "For the major part of my…

Read More >