“Life In The SPIRIT” Track returns to HCCRS Annual Charismatic Conference

 40th Annual HCCRS Conference "Life In The SPIRIT" Track

40th Annual HCCRS Conference “Life In The SPIRIT” Track

“Life” In The SPIRIT Breakout Session July 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Maryknoll High School Learning Commons .

Life in The SPIRIT Breakout is an introductory, yet life-changing Mini-Retreat (Day of Recollection) with the HOLY SPIRIT. A special track within the HCCRS Annual Summer Conference, it includes talks, reflections, testimonies, sharing, and prayer, ending with invoking a release of the HOLY SPIRIT in one’s life.

Life In The SPIRIT is perfect for those who:

  • are curious about a life lived in the Power of the HOLY SPIRIT
  • seek a new, fuller and better life
  • want to establish or re-establish or deepen a personal relationship with CHRIST
  • want to empower and enliven their ministries (highly recommended for Youth & Young Adult Leadership Teams, Campus Ministry Teams, Teachers, and Catechists).

Led by Dr. Mark Nimo and HCCRS Chairperson, Dominic Olaso, it will be held at Maryknoll High School, (1402 Punahou St, Honolulu, HI. 96822) in the Learning Commons (2nd Floor above the Admin Offices)

Maryknoll High School


“But you will receive Power when the HOLY SPIRIT comes upon you, and you will be MY witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the Earth.” (Acts 1:8)

Mark Nimo / Dominic Olaso

about Dr. Mark Nimo
Born in Ghana in West Africa, he underwent a deep personal conversion to Jesus when he encountered the Catholic Charismatic Renewal following high school. This transformation led Mark into lay missions work. He received ministry training at the International Catholic Program of Evangelization (I.C.P.E.) in Malta, Europe. In 1991, he became a missionary among people dying with HIV/AIDS in Uganda where he also served on a team that trained Catholic evangelizers. In 1993, he returned to Ghana to head the “Know and Tell the Gospel” School of Evangelization.

In 1994 he was elected represented all English and Portuguese speaking countries in Africa on the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) and served until 2004.  Dr. Nimo received his Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree in 2006 and completed his Ecumenical Doctor of Ministry degree with a concentration in Intercultural Studies in 2012.  He currently serves as: Director of Faith Formation at St. Columbanus Church in Chicago; hospital chaplain at the University of Chicago Medical Center; and on the Service team of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Charismatic Renewal.  As a gifted and anointed lay evangelist, this former worship leader, and youth minister has ministered the Gospel of JESUS in over 33 countries on several continents.

about Dominic Olaso
After joining the Charismatic Renewal in 1996, he followed the prompting of the HOLY SPIRIT, gave up life in the lucrative Corporate World, became a Catholic School Religion Teacher.  For the next 20 years, the LORD expanded his ministries to serve as: charismatic prayer group leader; parish youth minister; the school’s Religion Curriculum Chair; assist the Hawaii pro-life movement; Parish Confirmation Teacher; Diocesan Vocations and Marriage and Family Forum member; and Waikiki Hungry Ministry Coordinator.   In 2010 he was appointed Worship Leader of the Hawaii Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services, and in 2013 he was elected its chairperson and re-elected to a 2nd term in 2016.  In 2017, he became Campus Minister of the largest Catholic School in the State of Hawaii.


Tentative Schedule
9:30 a.m.       Registration
10:00 a.m.     Talk: Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet (GOD’s Love) – Dr. Mark Nimo
10:45 a.m.      Talk: Total Surrender, An Overlooked Key to Releasing The SPIRIT (Salvation) – Dr. Mark Nimo
11:30 a.m.      MASS: Fr. EJ. Resinto – celebrant
12:30 p.m.     Lunch
1:30 p.m.        Talk:  Invoking the HOLY SPIRIT, Pt. 1 (New Life)  - Dr. Mark Nimo
2:15 p.m.        Talk: Invoking the HOLY SPIRIT, Pt. 2 (Growth)
3:00 p.m.       Divine Mercy Chaplet
3:15 p.m.        Baptism In The HOLY SPIRIT

Maryknoll Learning Commons - exterior

Maryknoll Learning Commons – exterior

The Life in the SPIRIT Seminars have been one of the best tools in the twentieth century for leading people to new life in the SPIRIT. These seminars have been so powerful because their authors wisely applied Biblical principles, official Church teachings and an emphasis on Baptism, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and the Eucharist.

Maryknoll Learning Commons

Pope Francis recommends life in the SPIRIT Seminars.

“I ask you for your important contribution to be committed to share with all in the Church the Baptism you have received. You have lived this experience; share it in the Church. And this is the most important service – the most important that can be given to everyone in the Church. To help the People of GOD in their personal encounter with JESUS CHRIST, who changes us into new men and women….It would be very good to organize seminars of life in the SPIRIT, together with other Christian Charismatic realities, for brothers and sisters that live on the street: they also have the SPIRIT within that pushes them, so that someone outside will open wide the door.” -Pope Francis’ address to the international Catholic Charismatic Renewal: http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/pope-s-address-to-charismatic-renewal

“I ask all of you, each of you, that as part of the stream of grace of the Charismatic Renewal planning seminars of life in the SPIRIT, in your parishes, in your seminaries and schools … share the Baptism of the SPIRIT and your catechesis, because it is produced by the work [of the] HOLY SPIRIT through a personal encounter with JESUS, which changes lives.” -Pope Francis at an international retreat for priests: http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2015/06/12/pope_francis_leads_meditation_for_international_priests/1151173

“The breathing of Christians draws in the new air of the HOLY SPIRIT and then exhales it upon the world: it is the prayer of praise and missionary outreach. Share baptism in the HOLY SPIRIT with everyone in the Church.”  -Pope Francis’ address on the identity and mission of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal: http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-seek-the-unity-which-is-the-work-of-the-holy


Questions? email godchaser808@yahoo.com or text 808.439-5050.

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