Sr. Theresa Rickard is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt, New York and the President of RENEW International.

Sr. Terry is a conference speaker, retreat leader, and author. She has spoken on the topics of parish revitalization, evangelization and small-group ministry in various dioceses.

She is the author of numerous publications including Live Lent! Years A, B and C; a series of small-group resources published by RENEW International. She has also written Advent and Lent devotionals for The Living Gospel series by Ave Maria Press and Everyday Witness: Seven Simple Habits for Sharing Your Faith, also for Ave Maria Press; and is a contributing author to Preaching in the Sunday Assembly and We Preach Christ Crucified, published by Liturgical Press.

She holds the degrees of Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri; Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City; and Master of Arts in Religion and Religious Education from Fordham University, New York.

Before coming to RENEW, Sr. Terry ministered in two multi-cultural parishes in the South Bronx, New York, was the Director of Vocation and Formation Ministry for her congregation, and was a member of the Archdiocese of New York Parish Mission Team.



November 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent

As we enter Advent time, we lament with our eyes wide open, asking the God of hope to awaken us to the comings of God into our lives and into our suffering world.

September 3, 2017

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

We who have been loved into life by our merciful and faithful God are to be wounded healers, willing to suffer for the sake of the Gospel, sharing with the world the mercy that God has poured upon our lives.

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