Colloquia Theologica Ottoniana (Jan 2014)

Świadectwo diakonii dobroczynnej przekonującym sposobem nowej ewangelizacj

  • Henryk Wejman

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 2


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The principal aim of this article was to show the fruitfulness of diaconia for the new evangelization. The answer to this ambitious objective sought in four stages. In the first instance determined the nature of diakonia. A service of man to the needs of others carried out in a supernatural through the work of the apostolate, and dimension inherent in the way of charitable assistance. The second stage of the analysis was to present the qualities providing diaconia. To diaconia was effective, providing it should be characterized by wisdom and the fullness of the Holy Spirit, and in providing assistance shall be guided by the need of affection, kindness, patience and above all, love of God. The next stage of analysis was the unveiling of the essence of the new evangelization. They are preaching the Gospel message with the new apostolic zeal, using new methods of communication understandable to the modern listener and his new clarity. Determining the nature and modalities of diaconia, and unveiling the essence of the new evangelization allowed in the fourth stage, show the value of diaconia in the productive impact of the new evangelization. This value is undeniable. When evangelizing preacher attitude is reinforced by the deacons of his hand, the transmission through the Gospel message becomes fruitful.