Experiencing Renewal Around the World

Written on July 11, 2016 by Dr. Mary Healy

  Dr. Mary Healy, a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission and a special advisor to Renewal Ministries, recently traveled to Brisbane, Australia, to speak at a conference for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. We hope her reflections on some of her experiences there and in other countries encourage you and fill you with hope, knowing […]

Read More »

Praising God from Spain

Written on July 7, 2016 by Ralph Martin

We recently requested prayers for Ralph Martin’s trip to Spain to speak at the National Catholic Charismatic Conference and a five-day priests’ retreat, and are thankful for your response. Ralph has been experiencing the fruit of your prayers during his time in Spain (he returns home tomorrow). Below are some of Ralph’s reflections after he […]

Read More »

How Can We Live Like Disciples?

Written on July 4, 2016 by Debbie Herbeck

By Debbie Herbeck Last month, my husband and I embarked on a three-week adventure, taking some time off to celebrate our thirtieth wedding anniversary in the scenic region of Umbria, Italy. From there, we traveled to West Yorkshire, England, to lead a retreat for a Catholic community that contains many members who have emigrated from […]

Read More »

Should We Fear The Ordinary?

Written on July 2, 2016 by Renewal Ministries Staff

G.K. Chesterton wrote, “The most extraordinary thing is an ordinary man and an ordinary woman and their ordinary children.” Joey McCoy examines this paradox in a recent i.d.9:16 blog post. He writes, “Perhaps it is particular to young people, but some people’s worst fear is to have an ordinary life, to be ordinary. We want […]

Read More »

The Joy of Serving

Written on June 30, 2016 by Renewal Ministries Staff

The Chairman of Renewal Ministries’ Canadian Board Msgr. Greg Smith recently addressed the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Canada on “The Joy of Serving.” His talk is a beautiful Jubilee of Mercy reflection on the fourteen spiritual and corporal works of mercy. He encouraged his listeners to spend some time this year considering how […]

Read More »