Nov 7

Women of Christ Conference 2015

The 8th Annual Women of Christ Conference

2015 Women of Christ Conference Flyer

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This year’s speakers:

Patrick MadridJennifer FulwilerFather Luke Strand
Patrick Madrid

Patrick Madrid is a hugely popular talk radio host, prolific author, adjunct university professor and longtime Catholic presenter at conferences around the world.

A life-long Catholic, he is president of the Envoy institute which published the Catholic journal, Envoy Magazine, from 1996-2011 and currently conducts the Catholic Apologetics Academy and Catholic Apologetics Summer Camps.

Cardinal Edward Egan, the Archbishop Emeritus of New York, commented publicly on the effectiveness of Patrick’s approach to apologetics saying, ”How do you bring a friend or relative back into the Church? First, you pray. Then, you follow Patrick Madrid’s advice in his book ‘Search and Rescue.’”

Patrick has authored or edited 22 books on Catholic themes including, “Why Be Catholic?” “Pope Fiction,” “Search and Rescue,” “Does the Bible Really Say That”? and “Envoy for Christ: 25 Years as a Catholic Apologist” and the multi-volume “Surprised by Truth” series. His total book sales exceed 1 million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. Over the last 30 years, Patrick also has published numerous popular articles on Scripture, Church history, patristics, apologetics and evangelization in various Catholic and Protestant periodicals. In addition, he’s contributed scholarly articles on apologetics in the New Catholic Encyclopedia.

The “Patrick Madrid Show”  airs weekdays from 6 am to 9 am Pacific Time and is produced by Immaculate Heart Radio. Patrick also hosted several EWTN television series, including “Pope Fiction,” “Search & Rescue,” and “Where Is That In the Bible?” He is a frequent guest and occasional guest-host on the “Catholic Answers Live” program.

Patrick and his wife Nancy have been married for 34 years and they have 11 children and 16 grandchildren. Their most important goal as a couple is to hear the Lord Jesus say to them and their children one day, “Well done, good and faithful servants; you have been faithful over a little … now enter into the joy of your Master.”

To learn more about Patrick, visit http://patrickmadrid.com/

Jennifer Fulwiler

Jennifer Fulwiler is a writer, speaker, and the host of The Jennifer Fulwiler Show on SiriusXM radio. Her memoir, “Something Other than God”, was released in 2014 and was listed among Amazon.com’s top 20 bestselling memoirs. She’s been a guest on a variety of national television and radio shows, including Fox and Friends, Life on the Rock and The Journey Home, and was the subject of a reality show called Minor Revisions. Her blog, ConversionDiary.com, has thousands of daily readers and has won in the categories of Best Written Blog, Best Blog by a Woman, and People’s Choice Blog in the Catholic New Media Awards. The programmer-turned-writer chronicles her experiences of faith, motherhood and a never-ending scorpion infestation. She lives with her husband and six young children in Austin, Texas. To learn more about Jennifer visit http://www.conversiondiary.com/

Father Luke Strand

Fr. Luke Strand was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 2009. He was born and raised in Dousman, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh before entering St. Francis de Sales Seminary in Milwaukee. After three years of priestly service at Holy Family Parish in Fond du Lac, WI, he now is the Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Fr. Luke also serves as the priest chaplain of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Newman Center, the Director of the JPII House of Discernment, the Advisor of College Seminarians, and chaplain of Arise Ministries. Fr. Luke is a regular speaker at youth and young adult events.

Aug 15

54 Day National Novena 2015

54 Day National Novena 2015

 

2015 National 54 Day Rosary Novena

Launch August 15, 2015 Feast of the Assumption

Closing October 7, 2015 Feast of the Holy Rosary

Join hundreds of thousands of people of all ages in prayer across America

Primary Intention: “For Family and Marriage”

•   Including for  Peace, Sanctity of Human Life & Religious Freedom

Why: A Message of Hope in response to the spiritual crisis in our culture and nation and to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops call to prayer.

What: Pray the rosary for 54 straight days for the Novena Intentions

  • 27 days in petition from August 15 through September 10, 2015
  • 27 days in thanksgiving from September 11 through October 7, 2015

Where: At home individually or with families, or in a parish community or other groups

Jul 12

Nazareth Family Day 2015

Nazareth Family Day 2015

 

Nearly 1,000 parents, children and friends will spend time praying and playing at the annual Nazareth Family Day at Holy Hill, Sunday, July 12, 2015. The day begins with confessions from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., followed by Mass with Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki. After Mass, the picnic begins on the grounds of Holy Hill – enjoy a picnic lunch, music, bouncy house, rock climbing wall, face painting, balloon animals and relay races. Cost is just $20 per family!

Please join us, and help us by spreading the word within your community, especially the Women of Christ! Find more information, including an electronic flyer and registration information, at www.johnpaul2center.org. I am also attaching a flyer to this email – please print it out, post it, mail it, and forward it to anyone and everyone! This event is co-sponsored by the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians, at Holy Hill, and the Nazareth Project for Marriage and Family Formation.