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Vatican II - Saint Paul Conference 2012

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council

 "Vatican II for the Next Generation"

September 27-29, 2012, at Saint Paul University

 

Reflecting on the importance of the council’s teaching for the Church of the 21st century...
a bilingual conference for pastoral renewal, faith formation and professional development.  

  

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

« Vatican II : une vision d'avenir, une pédagogie de la foi, une manière de résoudre des questions particulières? » (with simultaneous translation)

  • Christoph Theobald, SJ
  • Thursday, 7 p.m. (SPU Auditorium)

"Vatican II : A Council of Justice and Peace"

  • Cardinal Peter Turkson
  • Friday, 7:30 p.m. (University Chapel)
  • Richard R. Gaillardetz
  • Saturday, 3 p.m. (SPU Auditorium)

 

Additional plenary sessions with:

Catherine E. Clifford: "Council: The Church in Dialogue"

Gilles Routhier: « Vatican II comme fondement d'un projet de nouvelle evangelisation »

"Witnesses to the Council of Vatican II," including:

Gregory Baum, Leo Laberge, OMI, Bishop Remi De Roo, and Bishop Gérard J. Deschamp

Workshop sessions with:

Michael Attridge, Leah Perrault, Julien Hammond, Chad Glendinning, Meg Lavin, Myroslaw Tataryn, Bernadette Gasslein, Normand Provencher, Kelly Connors, Christian Dionne, Joan Cronin, Miriam Martin, Bishop Donald Bolen, and Bishop Claude Champagne

 

CONFERENCE FEES:

(including meals on Friday and Saturday)

Advance registration before June 30

  • Adult: $250.00
  • Student: $125.00

Registration after June 30

  • Adult: $275.00
  • Student: $135.00

One-day (Friday or Saturday) or On-site Registration

  • Adult: $145.00/day
  • Student: $70.00/day

(all payments in Canadian funds, please)

Conference Registration Closed

  

ACCOMMODATIONS – RECOMMENDATIONS:

Preferred hotel:

Hotel Novotel Downtown Ottawa

  • 1-855-677-3033
  • (Preferred rates starting at $139.00/night. Visiting guests are encouraged to book soon and specify their attendance at the Vatican II Conference to receive the best rates during telephone booking. Block Code: 19545)

Other hotel options:

Quality Hotel Downtown Ottawa

  • 1-877-424-6423

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

Thursday

  • 4:30 p.m. Registration
  • 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address: « Vatican II : une vision d'avenir, une pédagogie de la foi, une manière de résoudre des questions particulières? » Christoph Theobald, S.J. (with simultaneous translation into English)

Friday

  • 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
  • 9:00 a.m. Plenary Session: "Council: A Moment of Intensive Dialogue," Catherine E. Clifford
  • 11:00 a.m. Workshops
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m. Workshops
  • 3:00 p.m. Plenary Session: « Vatican II comme fondement de la nouvelle évangélisation, » Gilles Routhier
  • 4:30 p.m. "Meet the Authors" Reception
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:30 p.m. Keynote Address: "Vatican II: A Council of Justice and Peace," Cardinal Peter Turkson

Saturday

  • 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer (Eastern)
  • 9:00 a.m. Panel: "Witnesses to the Council": Gregory Baum, Leo Laberge, OMI, Bishop Remi De Roo, and Bishop Gérard J. Deschamp
  • 11:00 a.m. Workshops
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m. Workshops
  • 3:00 p.m. Keynote Address: "Setting the Agenda for the Church of the Twenty-first Century," Richard R. Gaillardetz
  • 4:30 p.m. Closing Prayer
  • 5:30 p.m. Closing Dinner Banquet

 

(Co-sponsored by Novalis/Bayard)


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