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Charismatic Gifts Workshops

Charismatic Gifts Workshops

Gift of Miracles is our next Charism Gift Workshop on Saturday, September 17 from 9-11 AM. Location: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Brighton Board member and prayer group leader Peter Yurek will be the presenter.  All are welcome!

By September 12, 2016 0 Comments More Information →
INTRODUCING OUR NEW ADMINISTRATOR—SARA DAHLERUP

INTRODUCING OUR NEW ADMINISTRATOR—SARA DAHLERUP

I feel honored to serve such a wonderful, Spirit-led organization. The Holy Spirit moves in amazing ways! I have been serving as a wife and mother of four extraordinary children for the past 14 years. I sent my youngest daughter off to kindergarten this fall. I truly believe that this job was perfectly timed by […]

By November 30, 2015 0 Comments More Information →
DO NOT REFUSE HIM  WHO IS SPEAKING

DO NOT REFUSE HIM WHO IS SPEAKING

By Sr. Ann Shields, SGL – I want to speak to you today as if I were your mother or grandmother. I want to prepare your hearts for the coming trials. Let’s begin by focusing on the Scripture which speaks of God’s unshakeable kingdom: See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For […]

By September 28, 2015 0 Comments More Information →
Seek the Baptism of Fire

Seek the Baptism of Fire

By Father Michael Becker – How many of you push the snooze button regularly when the alarm goes off? Elijah (from the first Reading, Aug. 9, see pg. 2) is walking in the power of the Holy Spirit. He’s a prophet of fire who does amazing things. He controls the weather. He took on 450 […]

By September 1, 2015 0 Comments More Information →
To Praise is to Think Twice – Music and Charismatic Praise at the Service of the Church!

To Praise is to Think Twice – Music and Charismatic Praise at the Service of the Church!

By Justin Stroh In all prayer we are called to be open.   This openness comes to us from the beginning of our life. From the generous outpouring of grace at our baptism we receive all that is needed to experience and proclaim the love of Jesus Christ in body and soul. I believe this is […]

FREEDOM TO FOLLOW JESUS

FREEDOM TO FOLLOW JESUS

The CCRO Summer Conference is a presentation of the Unbound model, a Catholic approach to setting people free from the bondages of sin, unforgiveness, and woundedness, to have a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Developed by Neal Lozano, Unbound treats the whole person—psychological, emotional or spiritual—allowing that person to live the abundant life that Jesus […]

ST. FAUSTINA AND THE HOLY SPIRIT

ST. FAUSTINA AND THE HOLY SPIRIT

This article is used with permission from divinemercy.org After the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles at Pentecost, they were not afraid. They were filled with holy boldness. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: “Through His grace, the Holy Spirit is the first to awaken faith in us and to communicate to us the […]

Why I Believe in Jesus

Why I Believe in Jesus

By Colin LaVergne: I was raised in a home where there was no religious faith. Both my brothers are atheists, and my dad was until he died. My mom would never really talk about her beliefs. In college, I was led to the Lord and baptized in the Spirit. I had already made a commitment […]

A NEW PENTECOST STARTS WITH YOU

A NEW PENTECOST STARTS WITH YOU

As the Catholic Charismatic Renewal approaches its Jubilee year in 2017, the National Service Committee has designated this year as the Year of Unity. Deacon Dennis Chlebeck, the archdiocesan liaison to the charismatic renewal, spoke at our annual meeting in January. Here is an excerpt of his comments: “God really wants the Renewal to rise […]

By February 12, 2015 0 Comments More Information →

CALLED TO BE SALT AND LIGHT

In Mathew’s gospel (Ch. 5) Jesus teaches us in the Sermon on the Mount who is blessed in the Kingdom of God. He then tells us about the responsibility of those who are blessed: You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has lost its taste, with what can it be seasoned? […]