WHAT IS CATHOLIC REVIVAL MINISTRIES?
Catholic Revival Ministries exists to empower Catholic ministry leaders, to equip Catholic churches and communities with evangelistic strategies, and to fuel a culture of revival through transformational experiences (worship events, conferences, retreats, and workshops).
The driving vision behind CRM is the conviction that the truth of the Gospel is not merely a set of propositions to be believed but a reality to be experienced. When we lose touch with this reality, we are in danger of becoming those Paul warned Timothy against, who held to the form of godliness but denied its power (2 Timothy 3:5). Revival occurs when the power of God is restored to the everyday experience of Christian believers. This power is experienced in transformational personal encounters with the Living God, and the fruit that it produces is authentic spiritual freedom, a hunger for worship and communion with the Lord, and empowerment to live a supernatural lifestyle through the exercise of spiritual gifts.
Jim Schuster has worked in full-time parish ministry since 2008, and currently serves as the Director of Evangelization at a parish in Northern Virginia. He has an MA in Systematic Theology from Mount St. Mary's Seminary, and completed his undergraduate studies in Mathematics at the University of Illinois.
Jonna Schuster is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Christendom Graduate School, with degrees in Graphic Design and Moral Theology, respectively. She spent 10 years as a full-time Youth Minister in the diocese of Arlington, VA, before which she served for two years as a Campus Minister at Western Illinois University.
Jim & Jonna married in 2011, and both have a heart for ecumenism and a passion for seeing the realities of heaven come to earth. They consider themselves “ruined” by the goodness of God – unable to settle for anything less than extraordinary after witnessing what’s possible through Jesus. Their dream is to see people and communities get loved into the fullness of their identity and calling.