Is There Any Hope for Me?

Written on July 20, 2018 by Ralph Martin

Millions are asking, sometimes in groans too deep for words, is there any hope for me? Will my life ever be a success? Will I ever find real love, or ever love others truly? Is there really, after all this disappointment, sorrow, and tragedy, any hope of everything working out okay in the end? There […]

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The Millennial Church Conference

Written on July 13, 2018 by Pete Burak

  Dear Friends, Renewal Ministries and i.d.9:16 remain committed and passionate about helping the current young adult generation, or Millennials, become intentional disciples of Jesus Christ. In an effort to expand our efforts, we’ve partnered with Sarah Kaczmarek (Catholic Alpha) and Pete and Emily Burds (Archdiocese of Milwaukee) to create the Millennial Church Conference (MCC). […]

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Thinking Straight

Written on July 6, 2018 by Peter Herbeck

Have you ever felt like your mind was under siege? It happened to me this morning. I woke up, as I typically do, about 5:45 a.m. Morning light began to break through the window with the promise of a beautiful summer day. As I lay there, the thought of large tuition payments for my high […]

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Evangelization’s Essential Ingredient

Written on June 29, 2018 by Pete Burak

The following is an excerpt from Game Changer by Pete Burak, director of i.d.9:16, Renewal Ministries’ young adult outreach. Ignoring or minimizing the Holy Spirit’s role in the New Evangelization is like setting out to make fresh bread by gathering all the ingredients and preheating the oven—but ignoring the yeast and wondering why the bread […]

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Encouragement in a Culture of Rebellion

Written on June 22, 2018 by Renewal Ministries Staff

The following article written by Msgr. Charles Pope was originally published in the Archdiocese of Washington Blog. This week in daily Mass we read of the struggles of Elijah the Prophet, who spent his life fighting the influence of the Canaanite god Baal in Israel. Up on Mt. Carmel, Elijah was strong and fearless, but […]

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