Called by Name

Renewal Ministries hosted a booth at the Diocese of Lansing’s Called by Name Conference, an event designed to encourage evangelization, particularly outreach to Catholics who have left the faith. Our preparations for this outstanding event inspired us to compile a list of Renewal Ministries’ resources specifically geared toward evangelization. Whether you are actively engaged in evangelization, or are simply wondering about how to take that first step of sharing your faith with a loved one, we’re confident you’ll find something on this list to meet your needs.

We encourage you to read the list, follow the links, absorb the material, and spread the Word! You can access the list of Renewal Ministries' evangelization-specific materials here!

"Always preach the Gospel, and if necessary, use words!"

Does this quote, often attributed to St. Francis, sound familiar? Do you know he actually didn’t say it? In fact, St. Francis used words—as Jesus and the apostles did before him! This booklet discusses the ways in which St. Francis shared the Gospel—and the call upon us to share it as well.

To get your first copy for FREE, go to the Fire on the Earth radio page, scroll down and click on "Get your free booklet."

To purchase additional copies for yourself or to share, visit our ONLINE STORE.

Forever Grateful for Mercy

Do we really understand what mercy is? Do we understand that without this gift of God's love, made possible by Jesus giving His life on the Cross, we all deserve death? In his latest booklet, Ralph Martin explains that mercy is a dimension of love that demands our response in order for it to bear fruit in our lives.

To get your first copy FREE, scroll down to the Stay in Touch section and click "Get your free booklet." To purchase additional copies for yourself or to share, visit our ONLINE STORE.

Also be sure to check out Ralph's booklet The Final Confrontation - over 60,000 copies sold!

The Mercy of God and the Joy Repentance Brings

How do we live so that God’s “joy may be in [us] and [our] joy may be full?”(Jn 15: 11) In this booklet, Sister Ann Shields, SGL, uses Scripture to describe the intimate relationship between repentance and joy. Repentance allows us to receive God’s mercy; it opens the floodgates of His grace—and sets us on a sure path to discovering the joy God intends for each one of us.

To get your first copy for FREE, go to the Food for the Journey page, scroll down and click on "Get your free booklet."

To purchase additional copies for yourself or to share, visit our ONLINE STORE.

Game Changer: Evangelization needs the Holy Spirit!

“Why is it that so many of us eagerly search for handbooks and training on evangelization . . . yet in many places and in many hearts, evangelization is spinning its wheels? What does it mean that, while we grasp the supreme importance of leading people to Christ, we often lack either the motivation or the power necessary to actually do it?”

i.d.9:16 Director Pete Burak explains why and how to tap into the divine power source in his new booklet. Read it, and your efforts to share the faith with others will never be the same!

Order Game Changer here.

Read about Pete’s reasons for writing Game Changer here.

i.d.9:16 | Let's Get Started!

Fr. John Ricardo recently encouraged i.d.9:16 members with these words:

What is the single most important thing you and I can do to evangelize? Meet Him.

That is i.d.9:16’s goal—to help young adults meet Christ, hear His call, and decide to follow Him. We want to help parishes raise up young adult communities of missionary disciples.

Does your parish share this goal? Do you want to join with us on this mission? If you are interested in forming a new chapter or engaging young adults, contact us: www.id916.com/newchapter

Renewal Ministries Blog

‘Plant Me Where I Will Bloom!’

The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord, they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bring forth fruit in old age, they are ever full of sap and green, to show that the Lord is upright; he […]

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How to Love Our Daughters with God’s Heart

This text is taken from a talk Debbie Herbeck recently to the Heart to Heart Apostolate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Throughout the Gospels, there seems to be a growing awareness, astonishment, and even discouragement in the disciples about how difficult it is to enter the kingdom of God. When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished […]

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