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Holy Spirit Conference 2016

THERE IS SOMETHING IN THE AIR: NEW LIFE, NEW ENERGY, SOMETHING YOUNG AND FRESH!

THE NEW EVANGELIZATION IS HAPPENING BEFORE US!

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            Office 9:30 AM-4 PM Tues-Fri

           Mon.  7 PM  Prayer Meeting Sp.
          Tues. 10 AM  Bible Study Sp.                 

Tues. 6:00 PM   Bible Study Eng.
(In recess until September 6th)

Tues. 7:30 PM  Prayer Meeting Eng

Food Bank  Fri. 10 AM & 1 PM
 

 

MISSION STATEMENT 

We are called by the Lord Jesus
to love and serve His Church
through prayer, evangelization
encouraging growth in the Spirit, and doing corporal and spiritual works of mercy, empowered by the gifts and graces of Pentecost
for the glory of God the Father.

We are spiritually submitted
to the authority of
the Bishop of El Paso.

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts
of your faithful, enkindle in
them the fire of your
love and renew
the face of 
the earth!
  

Marian Celebration, Walls of Jericho: 7 Days Of Prayer for the Holy Spirit Center

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"BE NOT AFRAID"

The theme of our recent Conference
repeated the words of Jesus
spoken many times in Scripture    and echoed through the ages.
Our Bishop wrote a letter of greeting to Conference participants.
We share his words with you here.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Spirit,

“Be not afraid!”  What wonderful, transforming words from the mouth of the Lord!  These are words that were a regular refrain through the life and ministry of St. John Paul II.  They are words that made it possible for him to stare down the power of his communist oppressors and any other force opposed to the Faith.

In our day we have another successor in the See of Peter, Pope Francis, for whom those words are a way of life.  He enters war zones and places of violence without hesitation and he wades into some of the most challenging issues of our day inviting dialogue with utter confidence that the Spirit will win out.

How different would our lives be if we also could free our lives from fear.  In great and small ways fear inhibits us from making the bold choices that would allow us to reach our full potential and to fulfill God’s plan for us in the world.  Free from fear, Mary said to the Angel, “Be it done to me according to your word.”  Free from fear (at least for a moment) Peter walked on water.  Matthew arose and left his tax collector table.  Paul proclaimed his faith before the Roman Tribunal.  Through the centuries, freedom from fear has been the identifying mark of innumerable martyrs and saints.

And so I repeat the words of Jesus, “BE NOT AFRAID!”  I invite you to enter into this Conference with these words ringing in your ears: 
“Take courage; get up,
He is calling you.” (MK 10:49)

Sincerely yours in Christ,
Most Rev. Mark J. Seitz, D.D.
Bishop of El Paso

Holy Spirit Retreat Center: Good news!

Detailed construction drawings are now in progress.Can we break ground in 2016? Only with God's help...and YOURS.


WE WILL BE PRESENTING PRELIMINARY DRAWINGS TO THE CITY SOON. PLEASE PRAY ALL GOES WELL!   
                                           

Join us! Be part of this wonderful project... click on the Retreat Center page for more information.    

The Lord has promised He will provide just what is needed when it is needed.  We trust in Him and wait expectantly!  

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Consider becoming a
"Holy Spirit Christian Warrior"with a monthly pledge of any amount.    
To enroll, just call us at
915-595-0589, send a message to our Contact Page, or email us at
openarmselpaso@gmail.com 

God will bless you!

         Because we posses this ministry 
through God's 
mercy,we do not give in  to discouragement.

2 Corinthians 4:1

WHAT IS A LIFE IN THE SPIRIT
SEMINAR OR RETREAT?


This is a one day program
of prayer, songs of praise,
testimonies and teachings,
discussions, and a chance
to be prayed with for a new
experience of the Holy Spirit
known as the
"baptism in the Holy Spirit".
This is not a sacrament, but
the actualization of graces
and gifts already bestowed
by the Holy Spirit in
Baptism and Confirmation.

No matter where you may be
in your spiritual journey,
there is always more!
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LIFE IN THE SPIRIT RETREATS


Open Arms teams are available to present
Life in the Spirit Retreats for any group: our place or yours. You are invited to schedule a time of renewal and refreshment in the Power of the Holy Spirit.
Call 915-595-0589 or email
openarmselpaso@gmail.com

 

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Zenit News Service
Catholic News Service
ICCRS
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Diocese of El Paso

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