2021 Preaching Conference has been POSTPONED TO JUNE 20-22 2022

"Living in the Light of the Word: Enlivening the Scriptural Imagination"

                                   
Mark your calendar for June 20-22, 2022
 
At this conference, we will take a deep look at how the Holy Scriptures shape and inspire our preaching. 
 
Five keynote speakers are on tap:
  • Tom Long, Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Rita Ferrone, Catholic scholar and journalist
  • Gary Anderson, Hesburgh Professor of Catholic Thought, Old Testament scholar, University of Notre Dame
  • Anna Carter Florence, Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA
  • Fr. Donald Senior, CP, Professor of New Testament Studies and President Emeritus, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL
In addition, at least twelve workshop sessions are planned:
  •  Fr. Ken Schmidt; preaching and trauma using the Scriptures
  •  Sr. M. Catherine Hilkert OP, & Fr. Jude Siciliano OP; preaching the Psalms
  •  Panel: online preaching & worship: Sr. M. Catherine Hilkert OP, Elizabeth Donnelly, Fr. Jude Siciliano OP, Flora Tang
  •  Rev. Hugh Page, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Africana Studies, U. of Notre Dame
  •  Fr. Maurice Nutt CSsR
  •  Karla Bellinger; "Keeping it Fresh" - creativity and Scripture
  •  Ann Garrido
  •  Robert Krieg; Christology for preaching
  •  Panel: lay preaching: Layla Karst, Sara Fairbanks OP, Oscar Castellanos
  •  Mike Connors CSC: Preaching hope in dark times
Presider/preachers at our masses will be Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville TX and Fr. Maurice Nutt, CSsR.

And please pray we will be able to gather in person!