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Diocese of Kalamazoo New Evangelization Convocation 2018

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Hackett Catholic Prep High School

1000 West Kilgore Road

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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New Evangelization Convocation 2018

"Walking with Families Towards Holiness"

Come join the New Evangelization Convocation 2018 Friday, October 26, AND Saturday October 27! Choose one day or come both days (choose Friday if selecting a two day ticket)! Enjoy fellowship with other Catholics, Mass with the Bishop, great talks and much more! Keynote speakers Dr. Ricardo and Lucia Luzondo are international speakers and authors in the area of marriage and family life, evangelization and leadership formation. They will present both Friday and Saturday (sessions in English and Spanish on Saturday). *Box Lunch included in registration fee

Friday, October 26:

8:00am Check -in Lower Foyer
8:30am Opening Mass with Bishop Bradley (Auditorium)
10:00am- Keynote Speaker
11:15am-3:30pm Breakout Sessions (Listed below)

Saturday, October 27:

8:30 Check-In Lower Foyer
9:00-10:00am Keynote (English)
10:15-11:15am Keynote (Spanish)
10:15am- 4:00pm Breakout Sessions
4:30pm Closing Mass with Bishop Bradley

Early registration ends October 13. $10 Late Registration fee applies after Oct 13.

Box lunches not guaranteed for registrations taken after Sat. Oct 20.


*To select a Two Day Ticket please select Friday, October 26 and select Two Day Ticket*

We are anticipating breakout sessions as listed below. As we continue to solidify speakers, we will continue to refine the list.

Twelve Truths (Fri & Sat)-Tim McNamara

Lifelong Faith: The Challenge of Keeping your Young Adult Children Catholic (Fri & Sat)-Fr. Tom McNally

Rising From the Ashes: Finding Healing and Strength Within the Catholic Faith-(Fri only) Ali-Marie Ingram

How Mary Helps Families Grow in Faith, Hope and Love (Fri-Eng. & Sat -Eng & Sp)--Socorro Truchan

Introduction to Theology of the Body: What it is. What it isn't. How to Use it (Fri only) -Trevor Scoles

Using Theology of the Body in Your Parish (Fri & Sat)-Lia Hartline and Vanessa Harazin

Effective Youth Ministry: Building the Youth Ministry Team: (Fri & Sat)-- Joy Livingston

Supercharge Your Spiritual Life!: Making the Most of the Mass” (Fri only): Fr. Jose Haro

¡Sobrecargue Su Vida Espiritual! Sacando mas Provecho de la Misa (Sat only) -- Padre Jose Haro

La Importancia de Una Paternidad Consciente y Efectiva, Como Base Para Sanar, Liberar, y Crecer en la Fe Cristiana Dentro de la Familia Hispana (Spanish; Sat only) -- Rayito Tapia

Teaching the Catholic Faith Across the Curriculum (Fri only)-- Jamin Herold

Getting to Know the Hispanic Family, Traditions, and Culture (Fri & Sat)-- Angelica Valdes and Veronica Rodriguez

How to Help Kids Avoid Future Addictions (Fri & Sat)- Jay and Lori Pyatt

The Prophets and Catholic Social Teaching (Fri & Sat)- Deacon Kurt Lucas

Accompanying Our Hispanic Families in Our Catholic Schools (Fri only) -Nina Laney and Sheryl O'Connor

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (Fri only)-Mariah Mandeville

Catholic Relief Services: A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out (Fri only)-Deacon Dean Hermann & Lisa Irwin

Respect Life: What Our Actions Say We Believe (Fri & Sat)-Lisa Irwin

Candy for the Soul: Why its' Sweet to Be a Catholic--Trevor Scoles (Fri only)

Wholesome vs. Grooming Relationships: Spotting Red Flags and What To Do About Them (Fri & Sat)-Marina Hentz

Facilitated Discussion on Working with Children with Disabilities (Fri only)-Diocesan Commission on Ministry to Persons with Disabilities

Reflecting on the Beauty of the Catholic Faith (Fri only) -- Michelle Moynihan, Madeline Haydon, and Nicole Kegley (ECHO interns team)


Hackett Catholic Prep High School

1000 West Kilgore Road

Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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