Take time out of your busy schedule to invest in one of the most important relationships in your life. Click the “Pay/Register” button below to register. To pay and register by check, send check made payable to “The People of Hope” and write “Fall Retreat” in the memo line. Send to The People of Hope, …
Join us for the Life in the Spirit Seminar followed by a prayer meeting. Five sessions – October to December, 2017. See flyer for dates and times
The retreat will take place the weekend of September 29 to October 1, 2017 at Koinonia Academy, Plainfield, NJ. The theme is “Embracing Hope” with retreat master, Fr. Philip Merdinger. See below for more information. Click the “pay/register” button to register. To pay and register by check, send check made payable to “The People of Hope” and …
Please remember to pray for the campers and staff attending Camp Hope. Camp Hope will take place August 5th to 12th in Upper Bucks County in Pennsylvania.
The People of Hope is a Catholic covenant community whose members have experienced a new outpouring of the Holy Spirit in their lives through the baptism in the Holy Spirit, and have embraced charismatic spirituality in addition to traditional Catholic devotions.
The People of Hope is a recognized private association of the faithful. Members reside and worship in several dioceses and various parishes throughout New Jersey.
We are a community who want to respond to the Lord Jesus Christ’s prayer to His Father on the night before He suffered, that all of His followers would be one, as He and the Father are one (John 17:21). As a result, we have covenanted ourselves to Him and to one another, in association with thousands of our fellow Catholics throughout the world.
Inspired by accounts in The Acts of the Apostles (2:44-47 and 4:32-35), we desire to imitate their way of life in today’s Catholic American culture. Our common life consists of prayer, worship, sharing of resources, and assisting one another, in order to attain the highest ideals of the gospel and Church teaching. Members pursue a living union with Christ through:
- Regular prayer
- Study of Sacred Scripture
- Frequent participation in the sacraments, especially the Eucharist
Moreover, members strive for a relationship with one another characterized by active sacrificial love and a shared life as a basis of a life of mission. While it is the community’s covenant and way of life flowing from its statutes, teachings, and agreements that give it a certain amount of cohesion, it is love that binds our members together to participate in this particular expression of the gospel within the Catholic Church.