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A New Pentecost for the Church - Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa

A New Pentecost for the Church - Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa


Raniero Cantalamessa is a Franciscan Capuchin Catholic Priest. Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, 22 July 1934, ordained priest in 1958. Divinity Doctor and Doctor in classical literature. Former Ordinary Professor of History of Ancient Christianity and Director of the Department of religious sciences at the Catholic University of Milan. Member of the International Theological Commission (1975-1981). In 1979 he resigned his teaching position to become a full time preacher of the Gospel. In 1980 he was appointed by Pope John Paul II Preacher to the Papal Household in which capacity he still serves, preaching a weekly sermon in Advent and Lent in the presence of the Pope, the cardinals, bishops an prelates of the Roman Curia and the general superiors of religious orders. He is frequently invited to speak at international and ecumenical conferences and rallies. He is has been member of Catholic delegation for the Dialogue with the Pentecostal Churches for the last ten years. He runs a weekly program on the first channel of the Italian state television (RAI) on the Gospel of the following Sunday. This dynamic and inspirational retreat was given to the priests of the Archdiocese of Denver and the Diocese of Cheyenne.

Talk titles include:

1) Come, Creator Spirit

2) Filled with the Holy Spirit

3) The Law of the Spirit

4) Pentecost and Babel

5) Jesus is Lord

6) Repent!

7) The Promise is for You

8) Holiness

9) Prayer

10) Celibacy, A Charism

11) Mary, Mother of Hope

12 and 13) Homilies

(13 CD/6 DVD set)




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