Fr. Tom Forrest, C.Ss.R – Requiescat in pace

Reflection by Olrando D’Acosta

“I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!” These words of Jesus in Luke 12:49 summarize the spirit of Fr. Tom Forrest, C.Cs.R., who passed away on July 16, 2018. His passion was to evangelize. Very often in his preaching he would quote John Wayne with great energy, “Move it out!”

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PENTECOST – A MOMENT OF OPPORTUNITY

by Michelle Moran On Pentecost day 'they had all met in one room' (Acts 2:1). They were expectantly waiting for what the Father had promised. Then 'suddenly from heaven' the promised Holy Spirit is poured out and the Church is born. Pope St John XXIII at...

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A Lenten Reflection on the Value of Suffering – Part 1

by Mark Nehrbas - Five years ago I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma an aggressive form of stomach cancer. I had no symptoms. It was a surprise. My wife, Carol, and I had moments of tears and clinging to each other when we first got the news. Friends from...

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51st Anniversary of the Duquesne Weekend

On the weekend of February 16-18, 2018, The Ark and The Dove Worldwide Board of Directors and Advisors gathered to pray and seek the Lord.  Saturday evening they had a special time of prayer in the Upper Room chapel.  Below is the video of that gathering...

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Pentecost 2017

At the Pope's invitation, tens of thousands gathered in Circus Maximus and St. Peter's Square to celebrate Pentecost and the 50th Anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. Click here to read about...

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Baptism in the Spirit

Our fifth and final reflection in our lead-up to our Jubilee Pentecost Celebration is from Michelle Moran. "Baptism in the Holy Spirit releases the power of Pentecost. Individual lives are transformed and there is a new empowerment for mission. We seem to be entering...

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Receiving God’s Gift!

Our fourth reflection in our lead-up to our Jubilee Pentecost Celebration is from Katia Roldi Zavaris , President of the National Council of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Brazil. Katia reflects on how baptism in the Holy Spirit changed her life.  "It is by the...

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New Life in the Spirit

Our third reflection in our lead-up to our Jubilee Pentecost Celebration is from Andres Arango. In his reflection on New Life in the Spirit, he writes "Usually, when people ask me, "What is the Catholic Charismatic Renewal?", I reply: "It is a style of life". It is...

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