Reflections

Catholic Charismatic Renewal – Pregnant with the Holy Spirit

Catholic Charismatic Renewal – Pregnant with the Holy Spirit

Is the Catholic Charismatic Renewal still relevant? ABSOLUTELY. The Holy Spirit has not finished with us yet. CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL – PREGNANT WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT Ann Brereton, ICCRS Councillor, Chairperson NSC Australia The Lord spoke is speaking prophetically, promising that He is doing something NEW. These words are being...

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Journaling in Prayer

Journaling in Prayer

A prayer journal helps us to remain focused on such an experience, particular theme or subject and assist us greatly in bringing us back to any ‘unfinished’ business. JOURNALING IN PRAYER Ann Brereton, ICCRS Councillor, Chairperson NSC Australia (Used with permission ICCRS Newsletter 2018) Catholic tradition teaches us that God is a God...

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Resurrection Power

Resurrection Power

Your hope of the resurrection isn’t just for the future when you physically die and go to heaven; it’s also for now, while you’re living on earth and struggling with sin RESURRECTION POWER Dr. Sunita Mascarenhas Member, ISAO, Qatar The Resurrection is more than just an event that happened once in history. It’s the source

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The Attitude Of Gratitude

The Attitude Of Gratitude

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thes 5:18) THE ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Cyril John Chairman,ISAO The following is an experience described by an unknown author: “I dreamt that I went to heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside

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The Family That Prays Together  Stays Together

The Family That Prays Together Stays Together

“The House of Nazareth was a School of Prayer for Jesus, where for 30 years He “grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him”. THE FAMILY THAT PRAYS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER Cyril John Chairman,ISAO Right from the beginning of creation, Satan’s target has been the family. He caused the

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The Culture of Pentecost

The Culture of Pentecost

We are not just called to be people who have experienced a ‘personal Pentecost’, important as this is, but along with this experience goes a responsibility. The Culture of Pentecost Michelle Moran President Emeritus (Used with Permission, ICCRS Newsletter) May the ‘Spirituality of Pentecost’ spread in the Church for a new ‘Culture of...

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A Holy Week Reflection

A Holy Week Reflection

When Jesus looks to you, He sees your pain, your heartache, your struggles, and your goodness.  The eyes of Jesus are the Divine Gaze.   A Holy Week Reflection Ann Brereton Catholic Charismatic Renewal ICCRS Oceania Representative & Chairperson NSC Australia   Some years ago my Parish Priest gave a series of talks on the...

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Straight from the Heart

Straight from the Heart

This is who we are, a network of servant/leaders who find strength among one another Straight from the Heart Jim Murphy President, ICCRS Trees in the forest find additional strength in a unique way. As the trees grow bigger, their roots begin to intertwine with one another. This creates a literal network that gives each

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Life after Easter

Life after Easter

We are called to learn to live a life in line with Him who lives in us Life after Easter Anne Marie Gatenby ISAO Intercession coordinator, Australia Our journey through lent was a time when we reflected on what our Lord did for us on the cross. This invites us to look at our lives

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The Power of Personal Prayer

The Power of Personal Prayer

Faithfulness to prayer is very rewarding. “The dark night of the soul” will pass away. We are to persevere in prayer even in the midst of trials and difficulties. The Power of Personal Prayer Cyril John Chairman, ISAO People usually ask me: “How are you able to manage so many things simultaneously – official work,

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