Western Oregon Catholic Charismatic Renewal

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Catholic Charismatic Renewal


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Mini-Conference with Dr. Ralph Martin

I have news to report on the Mini-Conference we had with Dr. Ralph Martin and other items of interest. Mini-Conference What a beautiful ceremony it was. The WOCCR Team and St. Edward's Staff wish to thank everyone who participated in the Ralph Martin Conference held on September 23-24, 2022. We wish to thank Bishop Smith for celebrating the opening Mass along with Deacons Leo Rasca and Del DeSart and the Knights of Columbus. The music team, Sonset Worship, graced us with their Holy Spirit talent and gifts during the Mass and throughout the conference. Dina Marie Hale a wonderfully gifted [...]

By |2022-10-26T19:09:17-07:00October 22nd, 2022|Charismatic Renewal, Conference|

Request For Prayer And Volunteers

Dear Friends of the Charismatic Renewal I have news to report and a request for prayer and help. Ralph Martin Conference Last night the WOCCR Service Team met to work out some of the outstanding items needed to put on the Ralph Martin conference.  One item discussed was the very few numbers of registrants.  The Conference is five weeks out and only 18 people have registered as of this date. Volunteers Needed Our other concern is a lack of volunteers.  We need help in a number of areas: setting up and tearing down; someone to sit at Ralph’s book table [...]

By |2022-08-10T12:59:33-07:00August 10th, 2022|Charismatic Renewal, Conference|

WOCCR News — January 2022

Dear Friends of the Charismatic Renewal, we are pleased to announce a number of events that are planned for this year. They include: School of Healing; Healing Service; two Healing Masses this Summer; and a Mini-Conference with Ralph Martin.  Here are the current details on these events.  Please see the events page for updated information.  Mark you calendar and plan to attend. School of Healing Encounter Ministries will be hosting a Healing School.  It will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Portland, OR on February 18, 2022 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Encounter Ministries -- [...]

By |2022-02-02T14:07:56-08:00January 31st, 2022|Charismatic Renewal, Featured|

WOCCR News — September 2019

Dear Members of the Charismatic Renewal in Oregon and Southern Washington Fall Day of Renewal On October 19,2019, Bishop Peter Smith will be our guest at Our Lady of the Lake Parish Center, at 650 “A” Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR.  The theme of the day is “Build Unity in the Power of the Holy Spirit.” Bishop Peter Smith Bishop Peter Smith, a priest of the Portland Archdiocese since 2001, became Auxiliary Bishop in 2014.  Among his archdiocesan duties, he is Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia (essentially, the Archbishop’s chief of staff).  He [...]

By |2020-05-02T15:38:14-07:00September 12th, 2019|Charismatic Renewal|

WOCCR News — June 2019

Encounter Jesus in the Power of the Spirit — Fr. Dave Pivonka On June 1, 2019, Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR came to Portland, OR with the message that "God Loves Us."  Now we already know that, but Fr. Dave showed us how that affects us personally.  For instance, we all know that we are adopted children of God.  However, did you know that because you are adopted that makes you special?  Much more so than a natural child.  In the 1st century, a parent could do anything they wanted to a natural child; they could expose them after [...]

By |2020-05-02T15:38:35-07:00June 24th, 2019|Charismatic Renewal|

Encounter Jesus in the Power of the Spirit — Fr. Dave Pivonka

Dear Friends in the Charismatic Renewal, The WOCCR Team is proud to announce that Fr. Dave Pivonka will be coming to Oregon City, OR on June 1st to give a series of talks titled: "Encounter Jesus in the Power of the Spirit".  Please save the date and plan to attend this regional charismatic event. We are also very happy to announce that Dina Marie Hale former Program Director and Morning Show host for KBVM now Mater Dei radio will be our Master of Ceremonies. Agenda: The Date is June 1, 2019 and the place is St John the Apostle Catholic [...]

By |2019-05-11T10:24:36-07:00April 4th, 2019|Charismatic Renewal|

WOCCR News — April 2018

Dear People of God, I am happy to report that the WOCCRs Team has a great plan this year for you. Last year we only planned one conference because it was so big but this year we have three offerings. And we hope you take advantage of all three: The first is in Vancouver, WA at St Joseph’s on May 25. We are very pleased that Fr. Justus Kiiza has accepted our invitation to celebrate a healing Mass with us beginning at 7:00 p.m. Fr. Justus Kiiza is the Pastor of St. Mary Mother of the Church Parish in [...]

By |2020-05-02T15:39:41-07:00April 2nd, 2018|Charismatic Renewal|

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 |2019-02-22T13:01:17-08:00March 4th, 2017|Charismatic Renewal, Golden Jubilee|
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