Embracing the Three Disciplines of Lent

Written on February 26, 2020 by Ralph Martin

This post originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ February 2018 newsletter. Dear Faithful Friends, Can you believe it? Lent is here! I must admit, for most of my life I’ve had mixed feelings about Lent—understanding it was “good for me,” but not really looking forward to the self-denial. This Lent is a little different, because the […]

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Surrendering to the Spirit

Written on February 6, 2020 by Fr. Paul Sciberras

This article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ February 2020 newsletter. Ralph Martin was introduced to  Fr. Paul Sciberras while speaking at a priests’ retreat in Malta. In this testimony, Fr. Paul, head of the Department of Sacred Scripture, Hebrew and Greek, at the University of Malta, shares how being baptized in the Holy Spirit at a […]

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Hungarian Conference: ‘Jesus is Life!’

Written on January 16, 2020 by Renewal Ministries Staff

By Deacon Zoli Kunszabo Arrival We were looking forward to this weekend with Jim Murphy, then-president of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services, my fellow country coordinator from Renewal Ministries, and a dear friend, one of the most authentic Christians I have ever known. After I picked Jim up at the airport, we had a late […]

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A Biblical Perspective on Marriage

Written on January 7, 2020 by Dr. Mary Healy

This article originally appeared on the Archdiocese of Detroit’s website Unleash the Gospel. From beginning to end, the Bible is one great love story. The very first human words in Scripture are Adam’s outburst of joy at seeing Eve, his bride, for the first time: “This one, at last, is bone of my bones and […]

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Family Life in the Domestic Church

Written on January 3, 2020 by Debbie Herbeck

This article originally appeared on the Archdiocese of Detroit’s website Unleash the Gospel. Thirty-three years ago, united in the sacrament of marriage, Peter and I began an exciting and mysterious adventure. We charted a course for our life that wasn’t based on romantic feelings or wishful thinking. Although we had financial, career and family goals, […]

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