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Who is Terry Modica?

Terry Modica is the primary speaker, retreat director, and Catholic evangelist for Good News Ministries.

Hear a sample of her teachings:
How to Find God In Our Sufferings
Mystical Union with Christ in Daily Life

Terry converted to the Roman Catholic Church in 1977, drawn in by the Eucharist, and she has been studying Catholic teachings ever since. She has a degree in Theology (B.Th.) and has been certified by the Diocese of Trenton in Pastoral Administration in 1992 and by the Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute of the Diocese of St. Petersburg in 2003. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association (PNCEA).

Active in ministry from the start, she has served the Church in a wide variety of parish and diocesan ministries, including prayer groups, Parish Council, and as staff writer for a diocesan newspaper. She has worked as RCIA Director, Evangelization Coordinator, Coordinator of Adult Religious Education and developer of Small Christian Communities (in some cases pioneering it as a new program of the parish).

She has been a writer for Christian magazines since 1982, and she is the author of the books Overcoming the Power of the Occult and Daily Prayers with the Saints for the New Millennium, as well as other books, home study courses, and many booklets and pamphlets. She has been a guest on Catholic radio and Christian TV shows. She has taught workshops and directed retreats since 1989 and has gained a reputation for inspirational teaching and spiritual leadership. Her credits include:

Terry is the author of the daily Good News Reflections, emailed to over 14,000 subscribers (as of Jan. 1, 2010), which are based on the readings from Catholic Mass. She wrote most of the Good News WordBytes. To make the writings of her ministry available to churches in a professionally published printable format, she founded Catholic Digital Resources.