About – Our Imprimatur

Is This Ministry Trustworthy?
~ Ecclesial Approval ~

Are all the materials produced by Terry Modica and offered on the Good News Ministries websites as well as Catholic Digital Resources™ truly Roman Catholic, orthodox in its theology, and in keeping with the teachings of the Church Magisterium?

Although an imprimatur is impossible due to the ever-growing number of writings available here and the fluid nature of many of these resources, rest assured that Church authority does oversee and approve of Terry’s writings. She has been vetted by her bishop in the Diocese of St. Petersburg as a speaker, Good News Ministries has been approved for inclusion in The Official Catholic Directory (The Kennedy Directory), and

… here’s what priests and a bishop have said:


Letter from Most Rev. Vincent Kympat (PDF file)
Bishop of Jowai, India (now deceased)


Father Carl Schmidt, C.Ss.R.
Toronto, ON Canada

The contents of [Terry Modica’s] Good News Reflections inspire my prayer life and preparation in preaching the Good News of the Gospel. They are ‘down to earth’, informative, excitingly inspiring (appealing to both the mind and the heart), obviously bearing the fruit of much prayer and reflection. Her insights can break open the mysteries of our faith in a challenging and refreshing manner so that one desires to become a better Catholic.

There need be no fear about any lack of orthodoxy or anything opposing the Teaching of the Magisterium of the Church. Terry’s work reflects her being a committed Catholic and one who is painstakingly conscientious about the contents of her work.

The Church is blessed to have Terry Modica’s Good News Reflections [which are used in the Breaking Open of the Word of Faith for RCIA and faith sharing groups, bulletin inserts, and leaflets for special feast days].

(October 31, 2007)


Letter from Fr. Erasto Fernandez, SSS (PDF file)
Provincial Superior, Blessed Sacrament Congregation


Letter from Rev. James Lienert, MSF (PDF file)
Assistant Priest, Missionaries of the Holy Family


Letter from Fr. Colin J. Xavier (PDF file)
Pastor, St. Francis Xavier’s Church
Mansfield, Australia


Father Zechariah, OSB
South Africa

It is almost now one year since I have received different materials from this ministry. And I must say that I find the materials so fitting to use for reflections during Mass celebrations, but also for faith sharing. And so I would encourage other ministers who find it difficult to get fitting material for the sharing, to consider taking a closer look at these — you never know, it could be a revelation to your faith community, but also to your personal life.

As most of the time I am busy in the university with my studies and I come home to prepare for the next morning Mass for my community, I can confess to you that this resource has been a handful one but also very enriching spiritually to the community I serve here at University of Kwazulu Natal – Rep. South Africa.

May God Bless this ministry for many years to come!


Rev. Fr. Tony Agius
Mary Immaculate, Mother of the Church, Parish

My parish is in Ibrag that is a suburb in Malta. It was established as a parish in 1998, and I am the third Parish Priest of this parish. Previously, I was parish priest of the adjoining town St. Julians where I spent 17 years. From there I was moved to the Cana Movement where I spent 3 years till the archbishop assigned me to this parish.

Dear Mrs Modica,
I’ve been reading your daily commentaries on the liturgy readings for a long time now. I feel I must thank God for the gifts He’s given you to apply the sacred words of scripture for everyday life. I find them very inspiring personally and often set me thinking as to how I must strive to put into practise what I’m supposed to preach.

I read a number of daily thoughts and retreats to help me pass on the Lord’s message for the day to the daily congregation that turns up for Mass, but I must say your daily contributions are something I look forward to and make use of! I hope to God you keep on this apostleship through the net.

Considering that all through these daily thoughts you have always exposed to the readers sound Catholic doctrine, I was a bit surprised to come to know that you came to the Catholic fold as a mature adult, but God works in mysterious ways.

I have saved all the past reflections on my PC and I often recommend them to my fellow priests when we have retreats or ‘live ins’ for parish priests.
(October 31, 2007)

Click to find out more about Good News Ministries
From a subscriber named Bobby: What I like about GNM, you present the truth in a simple and non-compromising format that anyone can understand.
Catholic Writers Guild
Celebrate
Download: Ministry Brochures
Terry and Janet
Download: Who We Are, What We Believe, How We Serve
[en Español]
Send donations to:
Good News Ministries
11705 Boyette Road, Suite 277
Riverview, Florida 33569 USA

GNM logo donated  by
Brent Delperdang of
Delperdesign

Website content © 1996 - 2019
Most photos © Terry Modica. All rights reserved.
See our Copyrights Page for permission.

Most of our content is available
(or can be made available)
for distribution at
Catholic Digital Resources.

Looking for
Charlie Osburn's
Good News of Divine Mercy?

This is NOT it! Here's his info.

Contact Us

Privacy Policy

Ready to grow in faith
through the scriptures?


Receive free Catholic
Good News Reflections
every day by email !
You will also receive a free ebook
"10 Prayers That Changed My Life"

A suggestion for you:

Online Retreats

The “virtual retreats” of Good News Ministries are online prayer and reflection experiences that you can enjoy wherever you are. All of them offer healing, rest and restoration in the gentle arms of Christ. Some are interactive. Some are prayer-poems. Some are multi-media. Some are in Virtual Reality (and you don't need headgear to see it). Take time alone with the Lord: [go]

Enjoy an Intimate Conversation with Jesus

Jesus the Good Shepherd

Speak to Me, My precious one!

Tell Me about those who are closest to you, the sorrows they cause you, and your fears for them. How would you like Me to help them? .... [go]

Regístrate y sé uno de los
7 Guerreros de la Cruz

¡Ayuda a completar uno
de nuestros equipos!

Únete a uno de nuestros equipos victoriosos. Elige un día de la semana que aún no se ha cubierto.

Se requieren siete guerreros de oración para formar un equipo. Cada miembro del equipo elige un día de la semana como su Día de Victoria. Durante tu día, dedicarás una hora a orar y la ofrecerás por la victoria sobre el mal en tu familia, en la Iglesia y en el mundo, y por la protección de Good News Ministries y por los avances que necesitamos para poder hacer todo lo que Dios nos llama a hacer.

Luego de elegir tu Día de Victoria, te enviaremos por correo algunas oraciones sugeridas.

Fíjate debajo, en los recuadros de los equipos, para ver qué días aún necesitan ser cubiertos. Selecciona tu día de la semana para registrarte como tu Día de Victoria.