The Word Among Us

October 2018 Issue

Headed Toward Jesus

A new book lays out a road map for the gospel.

Headed Toward Jesus: A new book lays out a road map for the gospel.

In his new book, Rerouting, Fr. John Riccardo presents the gospel in a clear, concise manner so that parishioners can respond to Jesus’ invitation to become missionary disciples. Like a GPS, the book takes all of the “data” offered in the Mass and the Scriptures and lays out a path to help readers reach their destination—a deeper relationship with the Lord and a commitment to sharing the good news with the people around them. The Word Among Us asked Fr. Riccardo to explain the vision behind his book.

You’ve said that two trends in the Catholic Church triggered Rerouting. What were they? The first was this. If you ask most...


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