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The mission of RENEW International is to renew personal faith and parish life—unlocking the power of small groups by equipping laity and clergy to share their Catholic faith and live it every day.

The mission of RENEW International is to renew personal faith and parish life—unlocking the power of small groups by equipping laity and clergy to share their Catholic faith and live it every day.

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United States

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The mission of RENEW International is to renew personal faith and parish life—unlocking the power of small groups by equipping laity and clergy to share their Catholic faith and live it every day.

Language:

English

Contact:

908-769-5400


Episodes

Women in Conversation: Genevieve Mougey

3/18/2022
This podcast is a recording of a webinar that is part of our Women in Conversation series. We sat down for a chat with Genevieve Mougey, the Director of the Office of Social Concerns for The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. Her work oversees the connection points between Catholic Social Teaching, charity and social justice. Women have long played an important part in the life of the Catholic Church. The Women in Conversation series brings to the forefront the stories of Catholic...

Duration:00:53:43

Dignity and the Death Penalty: A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean & Cardinal Gregory

2/8/2022
Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, and Sister Helen Prejean discuss the death penalty in the United States in a webinar presented by RENEW International and The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. In addition to sharing their own views of capital punishment, Cardinal Gregory and Sister Helen talk about how Catholics can participate in civil discourse on this polarizing topic and how Catholics can take part in the movement to abolish the...

Duration:00:58:55

Women in Conversation: Kerry Weber

1/21/2022
Join us as we sit down with Kerry Weber, an executive editor for America, the longest-running Jesuit publication in the United States. As an editor of such a prominent publication, she has a significant role in shaping Catholic communications in this country. We had a wonderful conversation about her faith journey—how she sees her role as a lay woman in Catholic communications, how she found her voice within the Church and how she thinks other women can find theirs. To learn more about...

Duration:00:51:14

Enter into Advent

12/13/2021
RENEW International and Father John Gordon bring you a prayerful beginning to the holy season of Advent. Father John, a longtime friend of RENEW is the Coordinator for the Office of Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Newark. Additionally Fr. John was recently name the Acting Vicar for Pastoral Life and serves as the Coordinator for the Charismatic Renewal as well as Coordinator for Multi-Cultural Affairs.

Duration:00:51:33

Dignity and the Death Penalty: A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean and Dr. Jeannine Marino

11/4/2021
Join RENEW International and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, for a conversation with Sister Helen Prejean and Dr. Jeannine Marino, as they discuss the death penalty in the United States and what current Church teaching has to say about this subject. Sister Helen Prejean is an outspoken advocate for abolishing the death penalty in the United States and is best known for her book, Dead Man Walking, which was turned into a feature film. Dr. Jeannine Marino is the Secretary for...

Duration:00:58:31

Creating A CatholicHOM

9/30/2021
Dr. Gregory Popcak, Founder and Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, and RENEW's Sister Terry Rickard engage in an enlightening conversation on Creating a CatholicHŌM (Household on Mission). The last year has forced us to focus on the Catholic family—the domestic church—and how Catholics can experience their faith on the homefront. This webinar will introduce participants to a new model of family spirituality and family ministry that enables families to encounter Christ...

Duration:00:50:01

Women in Conversation: Why Women Tell Their Stories

8/27/2021
Women’s experiences are different from men’s. Being uniquely female, as God made us to be, involves action. All women are called to live holy lives, but how do we do it? The field hospital of the Church needs women of strength and gentle leadership now more than ever. Loretta Pehanich, author of Women in Conversation: Stand up! discusses women's spiritual hunger for more than the connections found during liturgy. This webinar is the first in a series of conversations with Catholic women...

Duration:00:52:54

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 7

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session seven of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:10:14

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 5

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session five of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:08:20

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 6

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session six of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:07:33

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 4

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session four of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:07:57

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 3

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session three of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:06:45

Walk in Faith with Sister Helen Prejean

7/27/2021
On this episode of Walk in Faith, Craig Syracusa interviews Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions. To advance her work, she asked RENEW International to create a small-group...

Duration:00:27:37

Dignity & the Death Penalty: Session 2

7/27/2021
This interview accompanies session two of Dignity & the Death Penalty: Evolution of Catholic Teaching. This small-group resource examines Catholic teaching on the death penalty, based on the insights of Sr. Helen Prejean. Sister Helen is a leading advocate for abolition of the death penalty and for elimination of social and economic unfairness in the criminal-justice system. She is also the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The...

Duration:00:05:40

An Earth Day Prayer Service

4/26/2021
Our entire planet is at a crossroads. We are fast approaching a tipping point which will send us down a path of destruction. There is still time, however, to change course if we learn to care for our common home and be good stewards of creation. This Earth Day we joined in prayer for our planet as we seek a worldwide conversion of hearts and minds. Our prayer included a reflection by Sister Arlene Flaherty on Creation at the Crossroads. Arlene Flaherty OP is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt...

Duration:00:49:15

Living Through COVID with Faith & Hope: A Conversation with Three Dominican Sisters

3/8/2021
Sister Terry Rickard, OP, President and Executive Director or RENEW International moderates a discussion with three of her fellow Dominican Sisters about how their faith has shaped their response to the challenges of living through COVID 19 Panelists include: Sr. Maggie McDermott, OP; Sr. Mary Flood, OP, MD, Ph.D.; and Sr. Mary Eileen O’Brien, OP, Ph.D.

Duration:00:51:32

Sister Terry with Father Rob on Driving Home the Faith | Sacred Heart Radio

2/19/2021
Father Rob talks to our own Sister Terry Rickard about the path to holiness and how our daily habits can guide our steps.

Duration:00:10:53

Dignity and the Death Penalty: A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean

2/1/2021
RENEW President, Sister Terry Rickard, OP, recently interviewed Sister Helen Prejean, about how Catholic teaching on the death penalty has evolved. The author of Dead Man Walking, Sister Helen has worked tirelessly to end executions in this country, and her firsthand experience lends a unique perspective to their discussion about the morality of the death penalty.

Duration:01:02:48

Live Lent Amid the Pandemic

1/14/2021
Originally aired as a webinar. Sr. Terry Rickard, author of Live Lent!, helps you prepare for the season of Lent as we continue to grapple with the struggles of the pandemic. Lent invites us to recognize darkness in our lives… and proceed in deep faith that God will transform the darkness into light. Sr. Terry dives into themes of Live Lent!—a small-group resource for both individuals and small groups—and invites us to embrace the season with courage, faith and hope.

Duration:00:35:56

Frazzled but Faithful: Parenting Through the Pandemic and Beyond

11/23/2020
Recent events have challenged our faith and family life in ways no one could have predicted. What can families do to draw closer to God and each other, not just in spite of everything, but because if it? In this upcoming webinar, Dr. Greg Popcak and his wife, Lisa, will join RENEW's Sr. Terry Rickard to explore practical ways your family can experience a more joyful, peaceful, and grace-filled home life even through difficult times. Listen to Sr. Terry in a one-hour interview of the...

Duration:00:56:34