Does Today’s Church Lack Genuine Mercy?

Written on March 23, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This article originally appeared on CatholicCulture.org. You can view it here. By Dr. Jeff Mirus Writing about the minor prophets on Tuesday, I mentioned this famous passage from Hosea: “I desire mercy and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God, rather than burnt offerings” (Hos 6:6). Now I am wondering why mercy is so conspicuously absent […]

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‘Dear Troubled Catholics’ Continued: Persevere in Prayer

Written on March 20, 2019 by Ralph Martin

The following article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ March 2019 newsletter, which you can view here. Very Dear Brothers and Sisters, As the spiritual battle increases in intensity both in the Church and in the world, those who are diligently persevering in trying to follow Jesus and to be faithful to Him become ever the […]

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Abide with the Lord

Written on March 1, 2019 by Ralph Martin

Lent begins this month, which makes it a perfect time to share the following reflections by Ralph Martin, on resting—abiding—with the Lord. The following article is compiled from a talk that Ralph originally shared at a recent Renewal Ministries’ staff retreat. Why do we have this time on earth? We are here to get ready to […]

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Emmaus Center Ministers to Sudanese Refugees

Written on February 22, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ February 2019 newsletter, which can be viewed here. For more than twenty years, Renewal Ministries has supported the Emmaus Center, a Catholic community within Uganda that, while small, has borne much fruit for the Lord and continues to do so. For this month’s report, we want to share […]

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Lithuanian Renewal Continues Bearing Fruit

Written on February 16, 2019 by Ralph Martin

This article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ February 2019 newsletter. Dear Fellow Disciples, Events in the Church and the world continue to unfold, but our job is to “press on,” sharing the message of salvation with all that will hear and strengthening those who are laboring in the vineyard of the Lord. I’d like to […]

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