Franciscan Spirit and Life: Rebuilding and Reforming the Church Convocation
Keynote speaker
: Dr. Joshua Benson, “Repairing the Church with Letter and Spirit.”

Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 8:30am to 1:30pm concluding with lunch with the Friars (for registered participants only).

To Register:
Step 1: Log into Realm and click “Register by October 22” box on the event page
Step 2: Under Additional Items, choose one workshop from S1 list and one from S2 list (only choose a total of two workshops)
Step 3: Complete registration with your $10 payment

Questions contact: Stacey Shine at

Registration Fee: $10

Register TODAY on Realm! Pick ONE topic in each session. Click Here for Descriptions

Session 1 (S1)

1. Helping Children to Find Their Place in the Sun: Promoting Strong Social and Emotional Development in Children with Laureen Wacenske

2. Go Tell It On a Mountain: The Liturgical Year According to Matthew’s Gospel with Jim Wahl

3. “Praise be You, My Lord:” A Franciscan Spirituality for Living in Relationship with God’s Creation with Trevor Thompson

4. The House of God: A Church Tour with Chuck Small

5. Help! How do I Pray with my Family? with Jeanne Lewin

6. Can a 12th Century Mystic still be Relevant Today? with Gladys Whitehouse

Session 2 (S2)

1. The Laity: Ordinary Circumstances, Extraordinary Mission with Jennifer Fiduccia

2. Go In Peace, Glorifying the Lord by Your Life: How the Eucharist Leads to Service and Advocacy with Becky Cawley

3. Eucharistic Theology through a Franciscan Lens with Fr. Jim Sabak 

4. The House of God: A Church Tour with Chuck Small

5. The Mindful Catholic: Finding God One Moment at a Time with Kathleen Owen 

6. Prayer in the Franciscan Tradition with Tim Fasano


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