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Catechetical Conference

November 13 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Catechizing For Conversion

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Scott Sollom, Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville
Keynote Title: The Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell

 

Schedule for the Day

7:30 AM – Doors Open

8:40 AM – Litany of St. Joseph – Led by Sister Anna Cosgrave

8:45 AM – Announcements

9:00 AM – Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM – Presentation 1: Keynote Address – The Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell – Prof. Scott Sollom

11:25 AM – 11:55 AM – Presentation 2: The Holy Eucharist and Conversion. – Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, DD, JCL

12:05 PM – 12:35 PM – Presentation 3: The Ecclesial Method: A Method for Teaching the Faith to People of all Ages, from Children to Adults – Prof. Scott Sollom

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM – Presentation 4 – Oil in the Lamp or No Oil in the Lamp? Catechizing on Sanctifying Grace vs. Mortal Sin…How to Get the One and Lose the Other – Mrs. Kristine Hammar or Lunch/Sacrament of Confession

1:25 PM – 1:55 PM – Presentation 5 – Lost and Found: Our Youth – Bob and Noelle Cybulski or Lunch/Sacrament of Confession

2:05 PM – 2:35 PM – Presentation 6 – Apologetics for Successful Catechesis: Inoculation from Error – Father William Weary

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM – Presentation 7 – Catechesis for Any and Every Age on the Sacrament of Conversion– Father Paul Clark, JV, JCL

3:25 PM – 3:55 PM – Presentation 8 – Angels and Demons – Father Edward B. Connolly

4:05 PM – 4:25 PM – Evening Prayer

 

Cost:

In-Person Guests: $30

Livestream Guests: $20

Same Day/On-Site Registration: $40

Catholic Clergy and Members of Consecrated Life are Admitted Free-of-Charge

All who register will receive a recording of the conference 1-2 weeks after the event.

For more information, contact Jim Gontis at jgontis@hbgdiocese.org, or (717) 657-4804, ext. 227.

If any special accommodations are needed, please contact Larry Kiley at (717) 657-4804 ext. 322 or lkiley@hbgdiocese.org. Requests should be made by November 5, 2021.

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Registration Deadline: November 10, at 11:59 PM

In-person attendees are kindly asked to wear face masks, regardless of vaccination status, except, of course, when eating.

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Diocesan Center
4800 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Organizer

James Gontis
Phone:
(717) 657-4804 ext. 227
Email:
jgontis@hbgdiocese.org