Life in the Spirit Seminars

available in the

Diocese of Harrisburg

Being "Reborn in the Spirit" is an experience that will
change you're life forever!


                       The Wild Goose is Loose?????


Explained by Fr. Frank Karwacki

Diocesan Liaison for Charismatic Renewal

As I have been meeting with my Harrisburg Diocesan Pastoral Team for Charismatic Renewal at the Diocesan center, as the Bishop’s Liaison for Charismatic Renewal, I heard time and time again these leaders praising this project as it had been presented in their parishes.

So now you are curious!  What is this about?

Ancient Catholic Celts described the Holy Spirit not simply as a Dove but also as a “Wild Goose”.  Jesus said you cannot contain the Holy Spirit for the Holy Spirit is like “the wind that blows where it will” Jn 3:8, and so the Celts knew how challenging it was to get hold of wild goose. Fr. Dave Pivonka T.O.R., from the Franciscan University in Steubenville OH, developed the project. These short video segments are “life changing”.  Free study guide are available online to help reflect on these beautiful and powerful video clips. See them soon!

ADULT FAITH FORMATION: The Wild Goose is Loose!

A Video Series by Fr. Dave Pivonka, T.O.R.





Join Fr. Dave in this incredible 14-part video series

which is awakening God’s love and transforming power

in the hearts of all who participate.

Discover the Holy spirit who has been revealed to us

by Jesus Christ and who leads us to our heavenly Father.

This adventure consists of Fr. Dave speaking on the

attributes of the Holy Spirit, a practical application on

how to respond to the Holy Spirit and testimonies

of people from across the country whose lives have

been impacted by the Spirit of God.

It makes a wonderful Lenten reflection on the love of

the Father in sending the Son and an explanation of the

work of the Holy Spirit in the act of salvation.

We invite anyone interested in knowing the Holy Spirit and

journeying to the Heart of God 

(Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR, is a nationally known author and

speaker. He also leads pilgrimages to some of the holiest 

sites in the world. He spends much of his time helping

others come to know God’s love for them through

preaching, writing, CDs, and other spiritual outreaches.)

Videos may be viewed independently.

See information below and

See Trailer ...

Life in the Spirit Videos from Presentation Ministries:
With Fr. Al Lauer

 Here's a sample of one of the videos that can be used
for the Wild Goose

"Life in the Spirit Seminar"

  Do you desire a journey to the very heart of God? Pope Francis spoke to a 1000 priests and bishops this summer and said, "I ask each and all of you organize seminars of Life in the Spirit in your share Baptism in the Spirit."

  Let the Holy Spirit lead you on the best adventure possible.


Recommended Program Series:

"As By A New Pentecost" DVD Series
Seven Teachings to prepare for a New Life in the Spirit!

Have one at your parish soon!
Series can be purchases at

What is the key to this new Pentecost? 

    Today I would like to extend this invitation to everyone. Let us rediscover dear brothers and sisters, the beauty of being baptized in the Holy Spirit; let us be aware again of our baptism and our confirmation, sources of grace that are always present. Let us ask the Virgin Mary to obtain a renewed Pentecost for the Church again today, a Pentecost that will spread in everyone the joy of living and witnessing to the Gospel. (Pope Benedict XVI Regina Caeli, May 2008) (p 4).

     Come Holy Spirit and kindle in us the fire of your love and power. Lord Jesus, baptize us anew in the Holy Spirit so that we might be empowered witnesses of the New Evangelization in our day.