God’s Embrace Ministries is dedicated to Engaging Catholics in their faith, prayer vocation and service to God. We invite, encourage and support Catholics to accept whole-heartedly the invitation that Jesus offers to all of us:
"Come, follow me." MT 4:19
We offer Parish Missions, Team-Based retreats, directed retreats, and spiritual direction.
Dr. Michael Fonseca has been the Coordinator for Spiritual Formation in the Diaconate Program of the Diocese of Victoria, TX since 1998. He and his wife, Cherrie, facilitate God's Embrace Ministries through an Institute to form Spiritual Directors, weekend retreats, and several stand-alone formation programs in Catholic Spirituality. Alon with the formation programs, Dr. Fonseca has written Living in God's Embrace and Loving in the Masters Footsteps.
2006: God's Embrace formed as an official 501(c)(3) non-profit
2008: Program launched in Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI
2010: Program launched in Diocese of Victoria, TX
2011: Understanding God in Our Lives published
2013: Foundations & Profiles of Discipleship published
2014: Lead Me, Instruct Me, Mold Me, Hallow Me all published
2015: Anoint Us and all Leader Guides published
2016: Shepherd Me published; Lead Me & Shepherd Me received Imprimatur; God's Embrace partners with Fullness of Truth Evangelization Ministries
2017: Make Us Your Holy Family, Lord
The mission of God's Embrace Ministries is to lead, instruct, mold, and hallow Catholic faithful into becoming ardent disciples of Jesus Christ. We seek to accelerate the appreciation of their Catholic faith, leading to a deeper personal relationship with the Blessed Trinity, and devoted service to God's covenant family in diocesan and parish communities.