What the Spirit is Saying to the Church Today

Written on August 1, 2019 by Peter Herbeck

This letter originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ August 2019 newsletter. Dear Friends, We’re living through challenging times. Even in the midst of this season of “severe mercy” that has come upon the Church, we have much to celebrate. It is the Lord who is purifying and expressing His covenant love and faithfulness to us: “Those […]

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The Fulfillment of All Desire

Written on July 26, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This abridged article originally appeared on Canadian Board Member Msgr. Gregory Smith’s blog on the Feast of Corpus Christi. It can be viewed here. This article also appeared in Renewal Ministries’ July 2019 newsletter. By Msgr. Gregory Smith It was a great joy to have Ralph Martin here for our parish mission and the annual retreat for the Archdiocese […]

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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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