The Joy of the Gospel: An Overview of Evangelii Gaudium, December 12, 2013

Fr. Roger J. Landry
St. Bernadette Parish, Fall River, MA
December 12, 2013

This is an introductory overview of the teaching of Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium, released on November 26, 2013. The lecture was 70 minutes and there was about a half-hour of questions. It involves background on the apostolic exhortation, a half-hour overview of the exhortation’s introduction and five-main chapters, and then a half-hour exploring some of the exhortation’s themes. 

To listen to the audio recording of the talk, please click below: 


To download a PDF summary  of the apostolic exhortation, please click below: 

Evangelii Gaudium Summary II

To download a PDF of the handout given to the attendees, please click below. This is basically a brief outline of the exhortation that would help with following the audio lecture: 

Evangelii Gaudium Handout

The poster advertising the event is below: 

Evangelii Gaudium Poster copy