Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities
The Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities
and Fellowships is a Pontifical Association of Christ’s
Faithful recognized by the Holy See according to Canon Law.
In requesting such a recognition, the Communities of the
Catholic Fraternity were motivated by the desire both to
assure a greater dialogue and collaboration among themselves
and to deepen their communion with the Successor of Peter
as an element of their Catholic identity.
In granting this recognition, the Pontifical Council for
the Laity encouraged all members of the communities belonging
to the Catholic Fraternity to commit themselves to giving
renewed vigor to the Catholic expression of the renewal
in the Spirit. In addition, the Council expressed its great
hope that the recognition of the Catholic Fraternity would
intensify the apostolic activities and the response of its
member communities to the appeal of the Holy Father for
a new evangelization of the world.
In its statutes, the Fraternity “identifies itself
with the graces of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and
is a structure for the Renewal” and “is called
on to establish bonds of fraternal charity and collaboration
with the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services
for the good of the charismatic renewal in the Catholic
Currently, there are almost 40 member communities or fellowships
throughout the world organized into continental Regions.
There are eight full members, three underway members and
three associate members in the North American Region that
includes Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The United
States members are: Alleluia Catholic Fellowship (of the
Alleluia Community) in Augusta, Georgia; Christian Community
of God’s Delight in Dallas, Texas; City of the Lord
Covenant Community in Tempe, Arizona; Comunidad AMA in Brownsville,
Texas; Glory to God Covenant Community in Topeka, Kansas;
People of God Community in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania; and
Mount Zion Catholic Community in Montrose, Michigan.
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