The Road to Emmaus and the Art of Accompaniment – Fr. Frank Donio


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On the road to Emmaus, Jesus provides the way to accompany. He meets the disciples where they are. As they walk along, he questions, listens, understands, and teaches. At their invitation for more, he reveals himself and, with hearts burning, the disciples go forth to preach the Good News of the Risen One. All of this took time and patient accompaniment. Accompaniment is an art, not a science. In this session, we will explore the way Jesus accompanied and how we can do the same with others, so that they may go forth as missionary disciples.


Fr. Frank Donio, S.A.C., D.Min. is Director of the Catholic Apostolate Center in Washington, D.C. and Provincial Rector of the Immaculate Conception Province of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottine Fathers and Brothers). He is also a Consultant to the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. His academic background, teaching, presenting, pastoral, and administrative work are focused primarily around evangelization, spiritual formation, and pastoral practice that fosters greater co-responsibility and collaboration among all the baptized.

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