SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18
8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
BROOKFIELD CONFERENCE CENTER
325 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI
Doors Open at 7:00am | Mass of Anticipation at 4:00pm
Mass of Anticipation, Confessions, Vendor Market, Speakers, Adoration, Eucharistic Procession, Rosary & More!
Kendra Von Esh
Author & Faith Coach
Kendra Von Esh was a Corporate Executive who thought she had it all—money, prestige, power and bought into the “me” culture. She devoured all the pleasures this world had to offer but nothing satisfied her desire to “Find Something More” and her life filled with stress, anxiety and never being good enough continued as the norm. She bought into the lie that life was not supposed to be peaceful and loving … that it was stressful and difficult so party hard because life is short.
Kendra was a confirmed Catholic – but learned nothing about the Faith. She only went to Mass on Christmas and Easter as a child. Her family never spoke about religion or God and the world raised her. When she moved out on her own she wasn’t going to church of any kind for decades.
Founder, Emotional Virtue Ministries
Sarah Swafford is the founder of Emotional Virtue Ministries. She speaks internationally to people of all ages on a variety of topics such as: Emotional Virtue, Dating and Relationships, Modesty of Intentions, and Interior Confidence. She is a graduate of Benedictine College and has been involved in ministry for over ten years. For three years, Sarah worked as a Residence Hall Director at Benedictine College, taking care of 142 freshmen women. That amazing experience gave her a front row seat into the hearts of women and men transitioning from high school to college, giving her a deeper look into the struggles facing teens and young adults today.
Sarah shares her message at school assemblies, retreats, rallies, and conferences around the world and is the author of Emotional Virtue: A Guide to Drama-Free Relationships. She has appeared on EWTN’s Life on the Rock, EWTN Live, and is co-host of EWTN’s At the Heart of Relationships. She has also been featured in the National Catholic Register. Sarah is a contributor to Chosen, Ascension Press’ confirmation program and YDisciple’s True Beauty; she has also contributed videos for www.womenmadenew.com. Sarah is a proud team member of Chastity Project and speaks at Steubenville Conferences in the United States and Canada.
Sisters of Life
Dedicated to the Sacredness of Human Life
The Sisters of Life is a contemplative / active religious community of women founded in 1991 by John Cardinal O’Connor for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life. Like all religious communities, we take the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. We also are consecrated under a special, fourth vow to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life.
Reverence and gratitude for the unique and unrepeatable gift of each human life made in the image and likeness of God fuels the prayer of each Sister, our first mission in building the Kingdom of God and the “Culture of Life.” It also provides the starting point for our interactions with others, especially relationships in community between our 80 Sisters (who come from across the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia and Spain), and in our apostolates.
Inspired by the love of Christ our Spouse, the author of Life, we desire to pour out all our gifts of nature and grace in the apostolate, that nothing of the gift of life, and no one to whom it has been given, should be lost
Fr. John Lococo
Vocation Director, Eucharistic Revival Priest
Fr. LoCoco was born and raised in Elm Grove, WI. He is a graduate from Marquette University High School and Loyola University (Chicago). Fr. LoCoco spent five years in Rome completing degrees in general theological studies. Fr. LoCoco was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Jerome Listecki in 2018. In 2019, Fr. LoCoco completed a license in Dogmatic Theology in Rome and then returned to Wisconsin to serve as the Associate Pastor for Holy Family Parish in Fond du Lac. He was appointed as Vocation Director in 2021.
Dr. Mary Healy
Professor of Scripture & Author
Dr. Mary Healy is professor of Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and a bestselling author and international speaker. She is a general editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and author of two of its volumes, The Gospel of Mark and Hebrews. Her other books include The Spiritual Gifts Handbook and Healing. Dr. Healy serves the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian unity as a member of the Pentecostal-Catholic International Dialogue. She is one of the first three women ever to serve on the Pontifical Biblical Commission, and is a consultor to the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
Lydia Lococo is the Director of Community Relations for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. She is responsible for creating and maintaining positive relationships with community leaders, representing the archdiocese in civic community settings and developing a sphere of influence that reflects positively on the Church’s mission and ministry.
LoCoco has her Doctor of Ministry degree from Mundelein Seminary/University of St. Mary of the Lake. She has worked most recently as Managing Director of Administration and Ministry at St. Jerome Parish, Oconomowoc; as Vice President for Mission Integration at St. Anthony School, Milwaukee; and as Director of the Nazareth Project in the Marriage and Family Office of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Archbishop Jerome Listecki
Archbishop of Milwaukee
The Most Reverend Jerome Edward Listecki was named the 11th archbishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee by Pope Benedict XVI. Listecki succeeded the Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, who was named archbishop of New York on February 23, 2009, and installed as archbishop of New York April 15, 2009. Listecki previously served as bishop of the Diocese of LaCrosse. He was installed as bishop on March 1, 2005, succeeding the Most Reverend Raymond L. Burke.
Archbishop Listecki was installed as archbishop of Milwaukee on January 4, 2010, by the Papal Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi. At that time, he assumed responsibility for the spiritual well-being of Catholics in the 10 counties of southeastern Wisconsin and took on the day-to-day administration of the archdiocese.
A native of Chicago, Archbishop Listecki attended St. Michael the Archangel Grammar School, Quigley Preparatory Seminary South High School and Niles College of Loyola University. He began his graduate studies at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary in 1971, and was ordained a priest on May 14, 1975. On November 7, 2000, he was appointed auxiliary bishop of Chicago by Pope John Paul II and was ordained a bishop on January 8, 2001. In January 2002, Archbishop Listecki was named the episcopal vicar of the Vicariate 1 of the archdiocese of Chicago. In addition, Listecki is also a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserves.