Looking at the distinction between proselytism and evangelization, and the place of friendship in the common search for Truth. This talk will look at key skills and attitudes that an apologist needs, with an eye on the example of St Francis de Sales.
Fr. Lawrence Lew, OP was a speaker at the “Sharing the Church’s Story” online event, hosted by SmartCatholics & Catholic Voices.
Father Lawrence is a friar of Order of Preachers (Dominicans) and is the Promoter General of the Holy Rosary. He is stationed at the English province’s Rosary Shrine in London of which he is the Rector.
Entering the Dominican Order in 2005, Fr Lawrence was ordained a priest in 2011. He has an STL in Dogmatic Theology from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (Dominican House of Studies) in Washington DC, and currently a lecturer in Apologetics, and Mariology at Blackfriars, Oxford. A “media missionary,” Fr. Lawrence became a photographer in 2000. He posts his photos on Flickr @paullew and Instagram @lawrenceop, tweets @LawrenceOP and blogs at Releasing the Arrow.
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When was the last time you were asked a tough question about the Catholic faith? Did you wish that you could have shared the Church’s story with confidence?
On April 17, 2021, Catholic Voices and Smart Catholics teamed up to help laymen and women everywhere to share the Church’s story with charity and clarity.
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