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Welcome to this season of preparation for the first and second coming of Christ.
ICCRS Leadership Formation Institute “The things we have heard and understood, the things our fathers have told us we will not hide from their children but will tell them to the next generation: the glories of the Lord and his might and the marvelous deeds he has done”. Psalm 78: 3-4 ICCRS offers its VIII Leadership Formation Institute programme. Classes include studies in Scripture, Ecclesiology, Pneumatology, Marology, Kerygma, CCR, Leadership and Ministry. Students will be offered practical teaching and workshops on various aspects of the ministry within CCR. In addition, the students will go [...]
“The Pentecost Novena is the first of all novenas, nine days of prayer. After Jesus’ Ascension into heaven, He commanded His disciples to come together in the upper room to devote themselves to constant prayer (Acts 1: 14). They prayed for nine days before receiving the Holy Spirit on Pentecost.” On May 4, 1897, Pope Leo XIII proclaimed: “We decree and command that throughout the whole Catholic Church, this year and in every subsequent year, a novena shall take place before Whit-Sunday (Pentecost), in all parish churches.” (Encyclical: On the Holy Spirit, para. 13) Let’s join the world in praying [...]
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 [...]
Pentecost Sunday Pentecost is celebrated as the birthday of the Catholic Church. It marks the day when the Holy Spirit came to the Apostles in the upper room. After that, the Apostles went out into the streets and boldly proclaimed the Gospel of the Lord. Lectio Divina for Pentecost Sunday:
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This is the date for the "go-live" of our new Wordpress version of our website at our new web address: www.woccr.org.