The ‘Encounter God through Praise and Worship’ event on Saturday 30 April 2022 at St Mary’s Church, Sunderland, provided a blessed opportunity to continue growing communion between people involved in the various realities within Catholic Charismatic Renewal in our Diocese.

Testimonies from a diverse mix of sisters and brothers witnessed to how deeply we are known and loved, and the difference the Holy Spirit makes to the lives of those who know this and trust it to be so. Music from the Emmanuel worship group in the morning, and the Filipino Couples for Christ worship group in the afternoon, drew us powerfully together in praise and worship, giving the Holy Spirit many opportunities to move in hearts and minds. We thank everyone who contributed and everyone who came on the day for such a special opportunity for the Holy Spirit to be at work. God is good…

View a selection of images from the event below or visit our Flickr album to view them all.