JUNE 23 – 25, 2022


Welcome to the Boston Campus!



Classes schedule
Mondays 6-9pm starting September 12, 2022


Leadership Team

Deacon Joe Cooley

Deacon Joe Cooley is Director of the Encounter School of Ministry:  Boston Campus. Deacon Joe is married to Ceci and longs to stir revival in hearts and homes in Boston and beyond by the power of the Holy Spirit. He is passionate to see people come alive in their identity and gifting as a son or daughter of an amazing Father! He does computer security as a day job and is deeply involved with Unbound deliverance and marriage ministries. He and his beautiful bride are transplants from the Midwest. Deacon Joe was ordained to the permanent diaconate in 2016 and is currently assigned to St. Florence Parish in Wakefield. He is excited to see what the Lord has cooking in you! Come Holy Spirit!

Jack “Chewy” Kennedy is a member of the leadership team. Jack is excited about the Encounter School of Ministry.  He sees it as an answer to his prayers for a restoration of the church through an outpouring of the Holy Spirit to activate the dormant gifts all of us have been given by Baptism. A resident of Salem, New Hampshire, a member of Saint Matthew in Windham, Jack has been active in parish ministry and graduated from the three year Lay Ministry Formation program in the diocese.  He also was a regular volunteer at a prison in Massachusetts bringing light to those dwelling in darkness.  Jack and his wife Pat celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary in October 2022 with their family. He cannot wait to witness the impact the graduates will make in a time of renewal in New England.

Ceci Cooley is a member of the leadership team. She desires to spread the Love of Jesus Christ and build up local communities through helping people take hold of their baptismal identity as sons and daughters of a Good Father.


Erin Cummings is worship lead for the Boston Campus. Erin is passionate about witnessing the Kingdom – here and now, as it is in Heaven. She seeks to lead others to embrace the truth of their identity as beloved sons and daughters of the King. The Good Lord knew that music was the way to her heart, using it to bring her back home to the Church and the safety of His heart about three years ago. She is beyond ecstatic to now be an instrument in His hands to do the same for others. Forever grateful to the Love that found her, Erin now strives in everything she does to bring that same Love to those around her. Come Holy Spirit!!

Mary Dumont is a member of the leadership team. It was in the mid-1990’s that Mary felt the call to ‘lean in’, discovering how a deeper relationship with the Lord brings greater joy and fullness of life. Her desire to bring this fullness of His loving call to so many others set her on fire to begin organizing retreats, and in 2015 she felt the call to ‘cast a wider net’. With a few close prayer warriors and the help of her spiritual director, Hope Conferences, Inc was born – an organization which holds large annual conferences in the greater Boston region focused on the re-igniting of this intimate relationship with Jesus.
Mary sees her involvement in the ENCOUNTER School of Ministry as the answer to the huge gap that’s been missing and longed for by so many for so long: “I went to that amazing conference – now what?” Now there is a powerful ongoing formation through the ENCOUNTER School of Ministry, unlike anything you’ve attended in the past….

This diocese has welcomed the Encounter School of Ministry.

The Encounter School of Ministry is open to Christians of all backgrounds—disciples who believe God calls them to demonstrate His supernatural love in their daily lives. Our curriculum and content is rooted in Catholic Tradition and faithful to Catholic teaching.

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Become revival! Classes start 6pm Sep 12, 2022

Is there a disconnect between what you hear in Scripture, what you read in the lives of the saints, and what you experience in your own life? This isn’t the Father’s plan! Mark 16:20 tells us that “they went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the word through accompanying signs.” “They” are you and I! Come join us! Step into who you were meant to be and set the world on fire!

Summer Intensive: August 1-4, 2022

The Summer Intensive Conference is an evening school that provides a survey of the content offered in the first four quarters of the Encounter School of Ministry over a fast four day period.  The content covered includes Identity & Transformation, Power & Healing, Hearing God & The Prophetic Gifts, Inner Healing & Freedom. >>LEARN MORE & REGISTER NOW<<

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