Episode 14

Ep 14: Ashes speak to the Human Heart - 'Hope from the Ashes' author Paul Jarzembowski


February 13th, 2023

40 mins 4 secs

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About this Episode

Jen interviews Paul Jarzembowski, author and Associate Director for the Laity, oversees USCCB engagement with lay ministry, ecclesial movements, youth, and young adults. Paul's book 'Hope from the Ashes' (Paulist Press 2021) offers practical advice for welcoming our Lenten visitors back to church, and a pastoral plan to work to keep them.

Paul Jarzembowski serves on staff for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Washington DC, overseeing the U.S. bishops' engagement with laity ministry, ecclesial movements, youth, and young adults. He is also the author of "Hope from the Ashes" (Paulist Press, 2021), on evangelization, pastoral care, and accompaniment of individuals through Catholic moments of return such as Lent. He was the lead staff for the USCCB engagement with the XV Synod of Bishops on "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment," and its post-synodal exhortation, "Christus Vivit." Paul is also the United States' national coordinator for World Youth Day, and serves as an advisor to the Vatican on ministries with young people.

Hope From the Ashes: Insights and Resources for Welcoming Lenten Visitors - https://www.paulistpress.com/Products/5575-0/hope-from-the-ashes.aspx

Our original theme music is "Meditation" by Eric Hunter. - www.erichuntermusic.com