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MONDAY

Event Time

Registration Opens

3:00 pm

Opening Mass

5:00 pm 

Dinner

6:15 pm

Plenary Session:
The Joy of Christ: The Splendor and Fulfillment of Truth. Veritatis Splendor at 25, by Fr Paul Check

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Film viewing with Panel discussion (participants can choose one):
Desire of the Everlasting Hills 
The Third Way
An Invitation to Courageous Love

8:15 pm – 9:45 pm

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TUESDAY

Event Time

Registration

8:30am

Plenary Session:

No One Lives on a Bridge: Reflections on Current Catholic Discourse, by Father Philip Bochanski

9:00 am – 10:00 am 

Break

10:00 am – 10:15 am 

Session I

Sexual Identity Track
Engendering Discussion: Recent Catholic Thought on Sexual Difference, by Dr. John Grabowski

Mental Health Track:
Deepening Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity Through an Understanding of the Psychological Sciences, by Dr. Timothy Lock

Pastoral Care Track:
Witness Testimonies, with Andy C. & Rilene S.

10:15 am – 11:00

Session II

Sexual Identity Track
Christian Anthropology, the Basis for the Church’s Approach to Issues of Same-Sex Attraction and Gender Ideology, by Dr. Susan Selner-Wright

Mental Health Track
Charity & Clarity, by Dr. Michael Horne

Pastoral Care Track
The Importance of an Authentic Christian Anthropology, by Fr. Philip Bochanski

11:15 am – 12:00 

Mass

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm 

Lunch

12:45 pm – 2:30 pm 

Session III

Sexual Identity Track
Transgender Surgery & Catholic Anthropology, by Deacon Patrick Lappert, MD

Mental Health Track
Witness Testimonies, with Garrett J. & Tina N.

Pastoral Care Track
Scripture, Mercy and Homosexuality, by Dr. Mary Healy

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm 

Session IV

Sexual Identity Track
The Use of Hormones in the Treatment of Gender Dysphoria: Science, Ideology, and Ethics, by Dr. Paul Hruz

Mental Health Track
Guarding our capacity for authentic love: the importance of affectivity in daily life, by Dr. Suzanne Baars

Pastoral Care Track
Encouraging Chaste Friendships, by Dr. John Cuddeback

3:30 pm – 4:15

Break

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm 

Session V

Sexual Identity Track
Witness Testimony, by Dr. Jean C. Lloyd

Mental Health Track
Parenting Children with Same-Sex Attraction, by Dr. Janelle Hallman

Pastoral Care Track
“I Thirst”: Concrete Ways to Meet the Needs of Those of us in the Church, who experience Same-Sex Attractions, by David Prosen

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm 

Session VI

Sexual Identity Track
Authentic Pastoral Care in Light of Confusion About Sexual Identity, by Fr. Philip Bochanski

Mental Health Track
Developmental Outcomes with Same-Sex Parents: The Irreplaceable Advantage of Man-Woman Marriage, by Fr. Paul Sullins

Pastoral Care Track
Guarding our capacity for authentic love: the importance of affectivity in daily life, by Dr. Suzanne Baars

5:45 pm – 6:30 pm 

Dinner

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Plenary Session:
Humanae Vitae: Fifty Years Later, by Dr.Janet Smith

7:45 pm – 8:30 pm

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WEDNESDAY

Event Time

Registration

8:30 am

Plenary Session:
Surviving the Revolution in Good Conscience, by Martin Nussbaum, Esq.

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Small Group Discussions

10:45 am – 11:45 am

Lunch

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Plenary Session:
Witnessing to the Truth in a Skeptical World, by Dr. Gerard Bradley

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Panel Discussion & Wrap Up

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Closing Mass

Mass Celebrant, Most Rev. Leonard P. Blair

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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EARLY REGISTRATION*

Register before MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 to receive $25 off of the cost of registration!

Full registration = all conference days + Monday-Tuesday overnight accommodations at the conference center: $400

Commuter #1 = all conference days: $300

Commuter #2 = Mon only $100

Commuter #3 = Tues only $150

Commuter #4 = Wed only $125

Commuter #5 = Mon/Tues $210

Commuter #6 = Tues/Wed $225

*All prices listed reflect the full price before the Early Registration discount

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