Golden Jubilee

Golden Jubilee category provides a place for discussion of plans and events that celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

Address of His Holiness Pope Francis at the Golden Jubilee

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, Pope Francis spoke to the tens of thousands of faithful who gathered at the Circus Maximus in Rome, Italy.  They were there to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.  Here is the text of his speech. Pope Francis at St. Peter's Square, the Vatican. "Brothers and sisters, thank you for the witness you have given here today, thank you!  It has helped us all, myself included … all of us! In the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles we read: "And staying with them, [Jesus] charged them not [...]

By |2019-02-22T12:56:25-07:00June 29th, 2017|Charismatic Renewal, Golden Jubilee|

Announcing the 50th Jubilee Celebration
of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

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 [...]

By |2019-02-22T13:01:17-07:00March 4th, 2017|Charismatic Renewal, Golden Jubilee|

Golden Jubilee of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

The Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church started during the "Duquesne Weekend" in Pittsburgh, PA, USA on February 17-18, 1967.  Since that time, the Renewal spread from one small retreat group to over 120 million people, worldwide.  This movement is renewing the faith of individual participants and is renewing the Church. As we approach the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in 2017, the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Service responded to the invitation of Pope Francis, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this event beginning on May 31, 2017 in Rome, Italy. The WOCCR Team is sponsoring a [...]

By |2019-02-22T13:03:08-07:00December 3rd, 2016|Golden Jubilee|
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