Biography of DAVID MANGAN
David Mangan and Barbara, his wife of 45 years, have five adult children and sixteen grandchildren. They live in Ann Arbor, Michigan and are active members of Christ the King Catholic Church. David has been involved in all levels of religious education for 50 years, as well as serving as a leader and teacher in Catholic renewal movements.
David latest book is “God Loves You and there’s nothing you can do about it.” He has also written several magazine articles and has co-authored the book entitled “Life in the Spirit for Your Kids.”with Barbara, offers workshops supporting Christian family life:
• The Keeping Your Kids Catholic Workshop teaches parents, grandparents, and
youth workers how to choose important and easy-to-accomplish ways of
introducing lively faith and practices in the lives of youth..
• Life in the Spirit for Your Kids Workshop which assists parents and kids in entering into full life in Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit.
● Come Holy Spirit Workshop which leads people into the charismatic dimension
of the Christian life and/or renews them in that experience.
He presents himself not as an “expert” on family life, but as a struggling father, doing his best to raise his own kids and grandkids for God. The workshops are entertaining and practical, giving real help and hope.
David was one of the participants on the retreat in February of 1967 where events took place that are often marked as the beginning of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. He has been active in Christian education, preaching, teaching, family life seminars, bringing young people into the life of faith, healing ministry, and leadership training.
David is a graduate of Duquesne University holding a masters degree in education and is a Commissioned Lay Ecclesial Minister of the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan. He has served in Catholic and Christian education for 50 years as a teacher and administrator. He has recently retired from Father Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he taught mathematics and theology.
David is a member of the Renewal Ministries team which is a group of Catholic men and women dedicated to the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit. Renewal Ministries is led by Ralph Martin and produces the weekly television program “The Choices We Face.”