Articles by Al Mansfield

Three Gifts Every Group Needs

INTRODUCTION...I have been involved in pastoral ministry with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal since 1970. In that period of time, I have had the opportunity to work with many groups and groupings of various types – pastoral teams, committees, sub-committees, task...

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CCRNO: Storm-Battered Renewal Center

by Al Mansfield The Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the New Orleans area began in April 1969 when Fr. Harold Cohen, S.J., chaplain at Loyola University, was baptized in the Holy Spirit. Fr. Cohen’s office at Loyola became the office of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal...

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Articles by Patti Mansfield

CCRNO Honors Fr. Michael Scanlan, TOR

Fr. Michael Scanlan, TOR I first met Fr. Michael Scanlan in January 1971, only 15 months after he had been baptized in the Spirit.  It was at a gathering in Ann Arbor, Michigan for leaders of the fledgling Catholic Pentecostal movement as it was called in those days....

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Pentecost Vespers 2006

VATICAN CITY -  Here is the address delivered by Patti Gallagher Mansfield, a witness of the start of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, at the end of the meeting of the ecclesial movements and new communities with Benedict XVI. The meeting was held at the Vespers...

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