Why Do Catholics Confess to a Priest?

Written on July 16, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

By John Kowalski I’ve often wondered why, when asked the question “Why do Catholics confess to a priest?”, most clergy and apologists seem to skip over the simplest and most important reason: the Eucharist. Regardless of the denomination of the sinner, sin offends God, but here is the rub: since we as Catholics consume Christ […]

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The Significance of Pilgrimage

Written on July 12, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

We are happy to announce that Fr. Graham Keep will be the priest for Renewal Ministries’ fortieth anniversary pilgrimage to Greece “In the Footsteps of St. Paul,” in May of 2020! You can learn more and register here. By Fr. Graham Keep Some twenty-five years ago, as a newly ordained priest, a couple invited me […]

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‘The Day of the Lord’ Asks Faithful to Reclaim Sundays for God

Written on July 7, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This letter originally appeared on a website for the Archdiocese of Detroit. By Archbishop Allen Vineron Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The Archdiocese of Detroit is in the midst of a “missionary conversion, a change in our culture, such that every person at every level of the Church, through personal encounter with Jesus Christ, […]

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The Stages of Sin

Written on July 3, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This article originally appeared on Community in Mission, the blog for the Archdiocese of Washington. By Msgr. Charles Pope We are living in times when many are doubling down on their sin. As the darkness grows, many fiercely defend their sinful practices. This is especially evident in the matter of abortion. The science could not be clearer […]

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Embrace ‘St. Paul’s Spirit’ on Renewal Ministries’ Pilgrimage

Written on July 1, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

Dr. Peter Williamson is joining Renewal Ministries on its Footsteps of St. Paul pilgrimage in May 2020. He teaches the “Letters of St. Paul” at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Detroit, and he will share expert insight into the places we visit and their deep significance for the spread of the Gospel. […]

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