FATHER BILL McCARTHY will be returning to the Bible Institute this year. He is a Spirit-filled priest and a gifted author, teacher, and evangelist. He speaks about our faith, making complex matters easily understandable. Don't miss this dynamic priest!
Father Bill was ordained a priest in Rome and has been serving the Lord in the Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut. He is now a member of the Holy Apostles Community in Cromwell. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of "My Father's House" Spiritual Life and Retreat Center in Moodus, Connecticut.
For more than 20 years, Father has served the Lord with his Spirit-filled teaching by giving retreats, parish missions, and spiritual direction.
He will celebrate the opening mass of the Institute on Friday, July 22 with the weekend seminar, Starting Afresh From Christ, and continue the program on Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24.
He will also present the four-day seminar, The Dynamics of the Body of Christ, which will be offered on Monday through Thursday. This program will give you the Lord's vision of His people, His Church.
Father Bill has also authored several Catholic books which include The Our
Father, The Joy of Being Catholic, Mary in the Church Today,
A Personal Relationship With Jesus, and Listening to God.
MOST REVEREND DANIEL E. PILARCZYK, the Archbishop of Cincinnati since 1982, will
celebrate the opening Eucharistic Liturgy on Friday July 24 at 2:30 PM in Bellarmine Chapel.
Archbishop Pilarczyk has written many publications that have provided clarity and
direction for the faithful. Come and welcome him to this year's Institute.
MOST REVEREND CARL K. MOEDDEL was appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of
Cincinnati in 1993. He will speak in the seminar. The Eucharist — the Living
Bread of Life and celebrate the closing Eucharistic Liturgy at 3:45 PM
Saturday afternoon, July 30. Bishop Moeddel is well-recognized for his ability
to present the teachings of the Church in a powerful and compelling manner.
BILL RICHART, bon Catholic, a former altar boy and Eucharistic minister who spent two years in seminary, has worked on an Oklahoma oil rig, as a congressional intern and a country music disc jockey. He has spent time in a hot air balloon and visited Spain, Fatima and the Holy Land.
After college, he fell into a deep gambling addiction, and credits the power of the Lord for restoring his relationship with Jesus. In 1998, after his brother died of cancer, Richart went into ministry full time. Today, he and his wife, AnnMarie, travel throughout the United States.
Bill shares many stories from life with humor and passion. He will be ministering at the Bible Institute on Sunday evening, July 24 with an evening of healing praise. He will also be presenting the exciting two-day seminar. Praise and Worship: Standing in the Glory.
Bill's mission statement or philosophy of ministry is this: "My greatest joy
is bringing the people of God, through worship, to that place of Presence where
the Lord moves in power." When the Spirit moves in praise, worship, and power,
lives are changed, tears flow, and healing takes place. Don't miss this
A SPECIAL EVENING FOR YOUNG ADULTS
CHRISTOPHER ARMSTRONG is presently the Pastor of Saint Antoninus parish in
Cincinnati, Ohio. This very knowledgeable priest is a skilled, articulate and
exciting teacher. He will open your mind and heart to the richness of our
Eucharistic Lord. Don't miss this moving speaker on Friday evening, July 29 and
Saturday, July 30 in the seminar, The Eucharist — the Living
Bread of Life.
RICHARD GOSSER, D.A. is Associate Professor at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He is a skilled, effective, and inspiring teacher of the Catechism and papal documents. He and his wife, Daneen, minister in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
JACK AND SUE ELSAESSER from Hamilton, Ohio, have been empowered to heal in Jesus' name. Signs and wonders have accompanied their preaching of the Gospel. Through their ministry, many have been healed of physical, spiritual, and emotional illnesses.
FOTI, the foundress of Embrace the Children and the organizer of the
Cincinnati Catholic Women's Event, will be the featured speaker at Monday
evening's general session, July 25. She will speak of Life-Giving Love, the
Solidarity. Come and hear her stirring witness of how the Lord called her
into the intimacy of His love and the impact that had in her life and ministry.
RAVEEN RAJAVARMA, a native of India and a
convert to Catholicism, has ministered throughout the United States and India.
Locally he has spoken at Theology on Tap and Charis retreats. His powerful
message is one of the love of Jesus and the beauty and truth of the Catholic
Church. Wednesday evening, he will lead an evening for young adults in a time of
song, word, and prayer.
KENNY SMITH'S PEACE & SERENITY MINISTRIES
will offer the worship segment at the Bible Institute in Bellarmine Chapel
at 7:30 PM on Monday evening, July 25.This choir has over thirty gifted
members and they are a multi-cultural and inter-denominational ministry
with members from age 12 to 87. They are tremendously gifted performers.
RIA MUSIC MINISTRY Maria French and Gloria Giannuzzi share their faith through music — the timeless Words of Scripture, prayers and devotions with memorable melodies. With 25 years experience in traditional and contemporary music, they have composed and arranged over one hundred pieces of Catholic music. They have traveled world-wide sharing their faith through music.
The music of RIA Music Ministry is anointed. In and through this ministry,
people are inspired, touched and changed. God uses them powerfully to reach the
minds and hearts of His people. Many have said that no other ministry has
touched them as much as Ria Music Ministry. Come and experience their music and
ministry for yourself on Thursday evening, July 28, at 7:30 PM in Bellarmine