Tag Archives: charismatic

Looking In, Falling In Love

Nona Reyes There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment, and so one who fears is not yet perfect in love. We love because He first loved us. -1 … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014, TESTIMONY 2014, Witness | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Revival (Part 4)

by Ciel Tagaza Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 The Catholic charismatic renewal is a movement acknowledged by the Holy See, but the “testing” of communities’ charisms is left to the clergy, religious and Catholic laity who pastor them. Popes (past … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013, Worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Revival (Part 2)

by Ciel Tagaza Read Part 1 The Catholic Charismatic Renewal is welcomed by those seeking a revival in faith, hope and love for God in the Catholic Church, but what did our Church fathers – popes past and present – … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013, Worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Charismatic

by Ciel Tagaza For Catholics, worship is usually associated with solemn devotion, the Mass being the highest form of worship. Add the adjective charismatic and it instantly changes the idea of worship. Most of the faithful still do not grasp … Continue reading

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Contrition

by Ciel Tagaza This season of Lent, we are encouraged to do three things: give, pray and fast. God loves it most when we do these things discreetly – when we give alms secretly, when we pray privately and when … Continue reading

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Broken Praise

by Ciel Tagaza It is easy to lead worship in front when all is right in the worship leader’s life, because it is only natural to reflect a victorious, glorious and joyful image of God to the congregation if the … Continue reading

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Timing

by Ciel Tagaza As worship leaders, we must learn to read the congregation and know when to speak, when to sing, when to pause, when to repeat a part of the song or extend an instrumental section.  Timing is very important.  The … Continue reading

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Completely His

Tanya Syyap I was what you can probably call a typical Catholic. Born, raised and now called. I prayed when I had to and went to mass on the days the Church required me to. I’ve never questioned my faith, … Continue reading

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Clarity of Purpose

by Pauline Cauton Whom do you serve? As a worship leader, there are so many things one needs to remember: accessibility of the songs (both in content and musicality), flow of ideas, voice dynamics, instrumentation. The congregation needs to understand … Continue reading

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All Out for God

Danica Caynap A widely misunderstood topic for most people nowadays is Charismatic Worship. In an age when everyone wants to be considered “cool”, doing worship is probably the last thing you would want to be seen doing. I had this … Continue reading

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Worship and More

by Ciel Tagaza In our Worship Ministry recollection 3 weeks ago, our spiritual director helped define our ministry identity, much like a job-description. When we lead worship, we not only point the congregation to God the best way we know … Continue reading

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