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Diocese of Harrisburg Women’s Conference

October 15, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 2:45 pm

The Eucharist: Jesus in Our Midst

Keynote Speaker: Barbara McGuigan, Voice for Virtue founder and Catholic Speaker

Bio: For more than 35 years, Barbara McGuigan has delivered messages of virtuous living and loving to teens, educators, and parents. The founder of Voice for Virtue International, Barbara has trained more than 1,000 teachers, spoken to more than 30,000 teens and young adults, and given more than 300 presentations around the world. She was a radio host for EWTN’s Open Line Tuesday Edition and The Good Fight for almost 19 years and also hosted FIGHT FOR LIFE on Virgin Most Powerful Radio. Barbara is the author of The Cross and the Crown, Praying Through Mary for Purity. Barbara is the wife of Bob McGuigan. They have four grown children and 17 grandchildren.


Capstone Speaker: Meg Hunter-Kilmer, Speaker, Blogger and Hobo for Christ

Bio: Meg Hunter-Kilmer is a cradle Catholic and a revert, brought back to the fold by a grace-filled confession and the supreme logic of Catholic doctrine. Meg has a Bachelor’s in Theology from Notre Dame and a Master’s in Systematic Theology, also from ND. After five years as a full-time religion teacher, she quit her job and packed everything into the trunk of her car to drive around the country and fly around the world as a hobo missionary.


Schedule for the Day

7:30 AM – Doors Open
8:30 AM – Welcome
8:45 AM – The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, DD, JCL, principal celebrant
10:00 AM – Keynote Address, The Eucharist and the Heart of Jesus – Barbara McGuigan
11:15 AM – The Mystery of the Eucharist: This Holy and Living Sacrifice – Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer
12:00 PM – Lunch/Adoration/Confession
1:00 PM – Benediction
1:15 PM – Everyday Sanctity: Exploring the Example of Saints who were Mothers – Katherine Phenicie
2:00 PM – Capstone Address, Drawing Near to Him: How Jesus’ Encounters with Women in the Gospels Can Transform Our Experience of the Eucharist – Meg Hunter-Kilmer
2:45 PM – Final acknowledgments and farewell


Online registration has ended. Walk-up registrations will be available for $50 per person at the beginning of the conference.


October 15, 2022
7:30 am - 2:45 pm
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Diocesan Center
4800 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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