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Sr. Terry Rickard, O.P., D.Min.

Sister Terry Rickard, O.P., is a Blauvelt, NY Dominican Sister. She was appointed Executive Director of RENEW International in May of 2006 and President in December, 2009. Before coming to RENEW, Sr. Terry worked for many years in parish ministry in the South Bronx and was Vocation and Formation Director for her Dominican congregation. She has extensive experience presenting workshops, retreats, and parish missions. Under her leadership, RENEW launched several new and important pastoral processes focused on evangelization, faith formation and spiritual renewal. Follow Sr. Terry on Twitter

 

On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   Last week, we reviewed things to do—positive actions to take to make the most of your Lenten journey. And now, things not to do:   Don’t […]

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On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   For me, the Lenten season has always been a time to refocus on God and get my life in right order. I want to Live Lent! […]

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On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   A good Lent begins with a plan. Just as we carefully plan for big events in our personal lives, such as a graduation or a wedding, […]

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On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   At one summer barbecue with friends and family, a neighbor sat down to chat with me. It was generally known that he was “antireligion.” Although I […]

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The word of the Lord came to me: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I appointed you. “Ah, Lord God!” I said, “I do not know how to speak. I am too young!” But the Lord answered me, Do […]

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The Pennsylvania grand-jury report in the summer of 2018 and the allegations against former Cardinal McCarrick reopened the wounds of the clergy sexual-abuse crisis and coverup. As I read the detail of the crimes committed against the most vulnerable, I experienced anger, disillusionment, and shame. I wanted to distance myself from it all.   As […]

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The angel of the Lord appeared to them and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were struck with great fear. The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For today in the […]

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Life Begins at Forty was a 1932 bestselling self-help book by Walter B. Pitkin. It was very popular and influential. Although Pitkin did not coin the phrase “life begins at forty,” the success of his book put it into general circulation, so much so that after 1932 it became an American catchphrase for the remainder […]

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The keystone of our yearlong celebration of RENEW International’s 40th anniversary was the Monsignors Thomas Kleissler and Thomas Ivory Symposium on Parish Renewal held on Thursday, April 19 at Seton Hall University.   The symposium was named to honor the two dedicated priests who founded RENEW through a deep faith commitment, a willingness to take […]

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I recently spoke on a Friday night at a parish Stations of the Cross. The title of the Lenten series is “The Way Walkers.” I love the image of being a “way walker”—one who walks in the Way of Jesus.   St. Paul, before his conversion, took prisoners who “belonged to the Way” (Acts 9:2; […]

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