Focus Workshop

Starting Thursday

Leadership Roundtable

• From Crisis to Hope: Towards a New Culture of Leadership
• Emerging Best Practices for Responding to Abuse of Children and Vulnerable Adults
• Emerging Best Practices in Accountability and Leadership Co-responsibility
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
– Kathleen McChesney,
   Kinsale Consulting Los Angeles, CA
– Tim O’Malley,
   Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN
– Dominic Perri,
   Leadership Roundtable, Chicago, IL
– Michael Brough, 
   Leadership Roundtable, Chatham, NJ

Clergy Formation

Preaching in the New Millennium
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Rev. Thomas Scirghi, SJ

Wives of Deacons

Celebrating Women in the Scriptures For the Wives of Deacons

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sr. Carol Dempsey, OP, Ph.D.


Session 1-01: Discernment in Christian Initiation

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Donna Steffen, SC,
Michael Ruzicki

Social Justice

Is Social Justice an ‘Impossible Dream?’
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Ann-Louise Nadeau, SNDdeN

Young Prophetic Voices

Going, Going, Gone… Now What?
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Bob McCarty, D. Min & John M Vitek

The Young Church Has Spoken, Let us Listen
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Brenda Noriega

Is Your Parish Growing Young?
2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Leisa Anslinger


Ongoing Clergy Formation

Effective Presiding 
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rev. Michael Zampelli, SJ
Location: Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph

Adults at the Center with Clergy, DRE’s, Youth Ministries and Principals 

Session 3-06: Understanding the Adult Journey of Faith
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Douglas Leal

Session 4-07: Nurturing Adults to Grow in Faith
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Douglas Leal

Session 5-06: Creating Communities that Engage Adults
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Douglas Leal

Encountering Christ in Harmony – Asian and Pacific  Island (API) Track


Session 3-08: Encountering Christ with Young People in Our Parishes and Schools 
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Corinne Monogue

Session 7-08: Encountering Christ in Harmony (Part One) 
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Rev. Ricky Manalo, CSP, Ph.D.

Session 8-06: Creating Communities that Engage Adults 
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Bishop Oscar Solis
Rev. Ricky Manalo, CSP, Ph.D.


Entrenamiento de Guitarra Para Guitarristas 

Rasguee un cántico nuevo al Señor
Para guitarristas intermedios y avanzados
10:45 AM – 4:00 PM
Jaime Cortez