Catholicism and America: the Faith and the Founding

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Catholicism and America: the Faith and the Founding

The Seventh Annual Prairie Troubadour in downtown Fort Scott, Kansas with Sohrab Ahmari, Brian Burch, Scott Bloch, Dr. Fahey and Chris Check

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Date and time


The River Room 3 W. Oak Street Fort Scott, KS 66701

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 1 day 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Featuring returning Troubadour alums:

  • Dr. William Fahey, President of St. Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts.
  • Christopher Check, President, Catholic Answers

And newcomers:

  • Sohrab Ahmari, Founder and Editor, Compact Mag
  • Brian Burch, President,
  • Scott Bloch, Author and Attorney

2023 Program Schedule - The River Room, 3 W Oak Street, Fort Scott, KS

February 17th

6:30pm - Registration

7:00pm - Sohrab Ahmari - Catholic Social Teaching in the American Tradition

8:30pm - Afterglow at River Room

February 18th

9:00am - Registration

9:30am - Christopher Check - Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain?

10:45am - Brian Burch - Political Shadows and Sacramental Realities – Making Sense of our Political Moment

12:00pm - Lunch on your own. There are several restaurants within walking distance.

1:15pm - Scott Bloch - When Knights Clashed with Administrators: the story of Catholicism at the State University

2:30pm - Dr. William Fahey - Can Piety for America be Restored?

4:30pm - Q&A Panel with Presenters

5:30pm - Close

7:30pm - Whiskey & Cigar Soiree with the Speakers, with musical entertainment by the students of St. Martin's et alia For VIP pass-holders only

NOTE: FREE child care will be offered all day Saturday but NOT Friday evening. Please email if you would like to sign your child(ren) up for child care.