A New Pentecost: Why Now?

Pope John XXIII implored the whole Church to pray in preparation for the Council, asking God to send us a “new Pentecost,” and Benedict XVI called for the whole Church to pray for a renewal of Baptism and confirmation and be “baptized in the Spirit.” For more than 40...

The Confirmation/Pentecost Connection

The following post is excerpted from a paper Ralph Martin presented in Rome this week for the fiftieth anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. You can read the entire paper here. As I’ve spoken to youth ministers, religious education directors, and pastors in...

1977 Kansas City Prophecy

Prophecy given at Kansas City Charismatic Renewal Conference, 1977 | by Ralph Martin “Come before me with a broken heart and a contrite spirit for the body of my Son is broken. Come before me with tears and mourning for the body of my Son is broken. The light is...