5th Annual Be A Man Conference The Theme is: What is Truth? In these difficult times, the world asks what Pontius Pilate asked 2000 years ago, What is Truth? The world thinks “Man is the measure of all things”. This conference will remind us that God is the measure of all things and His truth is revealed in His son Jesus Christ. Holy Mother Church is looking for good men that will fight for her in this battle to restore the holiness that too many men, lay and clergy alike have disregarded. This is a spiritual battle. This is a time to man up and stand not run away.
The Fifth Annual Catholic Men’s Conference for the Diocese of Scranton will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 8am to 3pm at Holy Redeemer High School, 159 South Pennsylvania Ave. Wilkes Barre, PA 18701. Choosing this location allowed us to move the event back to our April time slot. You will be impressed by their auditorium and campus.
This will be a most important day for the future of our faith, our families and our Church. Our fantastic lineup of speakers includes Fr. Philip G. Bochanski, the executive director of Courage International who will speak on how manly virtue involves living chaste lives, along with well-known psychologist, speaker, and EWTN TV host, Dr. Ray Guarendi. Our third speaker will be motivational speaker, apologist, and TV host of “Battle Ready”, Doug Barry. You will hear Doug explain the BATTLE READY effort to be more AWARE of, PREPARED for and ENGAGED in the battles that we all face, body, mind and soul. Every one of us is in the thick of the spiritual battle. Many do not see it and consequently are unprepared for it. The outcome of that scenario is devastating. The primary goal of BATTLE READY is to help others know how to deal with the attacks of the world, the flesh and the devil. A must-see talk for all Catholic men!
There will be opportunities for Eucharistic Adoration, the celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation as well as Rosary. Additionally, exhibitors will be present with a full array of Catholic books and publications as well as CDs and ministry opportunities.
Fathers, sons, grandsons and friends are all most welcome to register for the event. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will celebrate the closing Mass.
Register on line at: www.beamanconference.com call 570-207-2213 (Diocesan Pastoral Center)
or mail the completed conference brochure application with your check to Attn: Men’s Conference, Office for Parish Life, 330 Wyoming Ave, Scranton, PA. 18503
The cost of the conference is $40.00 regular, $30 for early birds(until 4/1/19), and $15 for Students. Priests and Deacons are free.
Consider becoming an individual sponsor. For a donation of $130, you register yourself, get your name printed in the program as a sponsor and get a sponsor ticket to invite someone that you wish to share the experience with. The extra money will help us pay for the Conference.
We need volunteers to spread the word in your parish and with men’s groups in the Diocese. If you are willing to help, please call me or email me [email protected] Expect to hear more from us as we roll out the details of this year’s conference.