From within the Renewal in the Spirit, a lay person, Pierre Goursat started the Emmanuel Community, which has grown worldwide since, out of his love for Jesus.
Category: Winds of the Spirit
Love for Christ, love for Mary, love for souls, love for the Church, and love for the Pope: these five loves embrace the spirituality of the International Catholic Movement Regnum Christi, a kind of special force for the mission of the Catholic Church in the world.
“The Knights of the Immaculate” is possibly the earliest, the largest and the most articulate Catholic movement in the world. Most remarkably, its founder is the Holocaust martyr, Saint Maximilian Kolbe.
The Salesian Cooperators are Catholic lay people who are living the Gospel message in the spirit of Don Bosco by helping out in the different activities of a local Salesian school, parish or youth center.
The French mystic Marthe Robin only ate the consecrated host and relived Christ’s passion every Friday for fifty years. Countless Catholics came to draw inspiration and strength around her housebound existence. The Foyers de Charité is the movement she founded.
Bo Sanchez gave his first talk when he was 13 and has not stopped preaching since then. He is the founder of the lay movement “Light of Jesus Family” and its growing cluster of initiatives about Mission, Media and Mercy.
This is the traditional attire Fr. Oreste Benzi, founder of the John XXIII Community, left behind. With it was the most daring commitment to the disenfranchised of society that he has left to his followers all over the world.
The oldest movement founded by Francis himself, the Third Order Franciscans continues to guide those who want to follow in the founder’s lifestyle in their own lives.
This is how the members of the Lord’s Flock Catholic Charismatic Ministry describe themselves. Founded in the Philippines, this apostolate has spread to many countries of the world where Filipino workers are present, even with a foray into Africa.
Spanish priest, Fr. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, forged another original, powerful instrument like the ‘Society of Jesus’ with laypeople, with as much genius as Saint Ignatius of Loyola.