The Ark and Dove Retreat Center The Ark and the Dove is the name of the retreat center where 25 Duquesne University students attended a retreat in February 1967. It is on that "Duquesne Weekend" at the Ark and the Dove, that the Catholic Charismatic Renewal began. There was a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit on those participants. From that famous "weekend retreat", the Catholic Charismatic Renewal spread worldwide. This building and the land was purchased in 2015 and will be used to foster and support the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. Please see the news release on [...]
The Western Oregon Catholic Charismatic Renewal (WOCCR) Team is celebrating a significant accomplishment. Today, we are launching version 3.0 of our website -- a totally redesigned site for our visitors and members. It includes a number of significant, new features: Fresh, new design to appeal to our visitors. Navigation improvements so you can find what you need. Redesigned "Home" page with these features: "Whats New" to keep you up to date. Weekly Events calendar showing both times and location. Featured events calling your attention to a wide range of Charismatic events. Sharpened focus on the Holy Spirit and the Charismatic Renewal in our lives. Comprehensive "Events" [...]
The WOCCR website has just added capability to accept "donations" from our visitors. This is an new feature that was built into the development of version 3.0 of this website. Try it out! I think that you will find that it is an easy and convenient way to make donations to WOCCR.
Welcome to the celebration of the 50th Anniversary for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the Archdiocese of Portland. We are planning on an exciting agenda with guest speakers and two Masses. Archbishop Sample will celebrate the Holy Mass on Friday night from 7:15 - 8:15 pm and Bishop Peter Smith will celebrate a Healing Mass on Saturday vigil at 4:30 pm. Presenters include: Dr. Mary Healy Dr. Mary Healy is a professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit Michigan as well as an international speaker and author. James Murphy James Murphy, the founder and president of Vera Cruz [...]