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Deadline is Approaching for this year’s Catechetical Conference on November 13th

Catechetical Conference – Deadline to Register is November 10th

November 13 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm


Dear Friends:

 

On November 13th at the In-Person at the In-Person or via Livestream, there is a conference where you can hear a bunch of TERRIFIC SPEAKERS.  It is OPEN TO ANYONE AND EVERYONE!

 

  • Important Note: If you register by November 10, whether in-person or virtually, you will receive, after the conference, the link to the recording of the conference, including all the presentations…but only if you register.

 

Catechetical Conference – Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg (hbgdiocese.org) — Conference Info., Presentations, and Registration Form

 

  • It is our annual Diocesan Catechetical Conference.  Again, it is open to everyone, not just catechists.

It will be a good conference for ANYONE wishing to learn more about the Catholic Faith!

 

  • Cost is $30 for in-person (includes breakfast fare and lunch) and $20 for virtual.

 

  • Bishop Gainer is the Principal Mass Celebrant and a presenter

 

  • Priests on hand for Confessions

 

I AM INCLUDING THE LINK TO THE SPEAKERS, REGISTRATION PAGE, AND MORE INFORMATION.  I hope you will join us.

 

Link:  Catechetical Conference – Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg (hbgdiocese.org)

 

In Jesus through Mary,

Jim Gontis

Director of Evangelization and Catechesis

Diocese of Harrisburg

(717) 657 – 4804, ext. 227

jgontis@hbgdiocese.org


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.


EVENT FLYER
REGISTER ONLINE

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.

[source:  https://www.hbgdiocese.org/event/catechetical-conference/]

  • Mass Times

  • Saturday Vigil:  4:30 p.m.
    Sunday:  8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. (live stream)

  • Monday: No Mass
    Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.
    Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.
    Thursday: 9:00 a.m.
    Friday: 9:00 a.m.


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  • Sacrament of Penance/ReconciliationWednesdays: 6:00 p.m.

  • Fridays: 8:00 a.m.
    Saturdays: 3:30 p.m.
    Anytime by appointment or request


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