Thursday, August 12, 2010

Local priest to speak at Charismatic Conference

Fr. Marvin Bearis, OFM.Cap

It's that time again. A good time for sure - to be on fire, be rejuvenated, rekindled! Not that the wonderful charismatic people of Hawaii don't get enough of it, but it's that weekend of gathering as a larger body for spiritual growth and empowerment. A very good thing!

What: 2010 Hawaii Regional Charismatic Conference
Where: Catholic Charities Hawaii Center: Catholic Charities Hawaii Community Hall, 1822 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu
When: Friday - Sunday, August 13-15, 2010
What to expect: Praise and Worship, Four General sessions, Eucharist, Fellowship, Prayer Ministry, Life in the Spirit session, and Healing Service.

Featured speakers:

Fr. Tom Dilorenzo

  • A native of Boston, ordained in 1979 for the Archdiocese of Boston
  • Administrator of Holy Rosary Church in Winthrop, Mass.
  • A popular conference and retreat speaker in charismatic renewal for over two decades
  • Host of the weekly radio preaching ministry, "In Season and Out of Season"
  • Has an outreach ministry to the poor

Fr. Marvin Bearis, OFM.Cap

  • Ordained last year, serves with the Capuchins on Oahu
  • Active in youth and young adult ministry
  • Attended the Steubenville Charismatic Priests Conference this summer

Fr. Tom Fragas will present Life in the Spirit Seminar: Baptism in the Holy Spirit and the spiritual gifts that accompany it, and the renewal of charisms.

Registration: $35.00; $10 for youth; Free for clergy and religious. No registration for Sunday.

Visit:, or call Flo Andrade at 455-3224

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