Thirtieth Annual Courage Conference
July 27 ● 2017 ● July 30
Clergy Day – Wednesday, July 26th
University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary & Conference Center
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Mercy, Peace, Joy to be the Focus of Courage Apostolate’s 2016 Conference – Catholic News Agency
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2016 Conference Highlights
(2017 Conference information coming soon. Stay tuned.)
Thursday, July 21
Opening Keynote Address
Father Paul N. Check
Executive Director, Courage International
Friday, July 22
The Triumph of Mercy: Set Free to Love
Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT
Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity
You Want Me to Forgive Who?
Pre-Law Student, Liberty University,
“Create in Me a Clean Heart” — The Perils of Pornography
Professor John Grabowski
The Catholic University of America
Courage Men | Courage Women
EnCourage Parents | EnCourage Spouses
Unmasking Oscar Wilde
Professor Joseph Pearce
Saturday, July 23
The Five Goals of Courage as a Plan for Growing in Holiness
Father J.D. Jaffe
Courage Chaplain, Diocese of Arlington
Fostering Chaste Friendships
Professor John Cuddeback
Walking in the Ineffable Glory of God’s Mercy
Host of Women of Grace, EWTN
Chastity and the Noonday Demon
Deacon Patrick Lappert, MD
Courage Chaplain, Diocese of Birmingham, Ala.
Married Men with Same-Sex Attractions
Facilitated by Steve A.
Staying True to the Local Church
The Angelic Warfare Confraternity
Father Basil Cole, op
Promoting Your Local Chapter in Your Diocese
Karl M., John and Annie T.
Forgiveness & Painful Memories (for women only)
Breakout Sessions II
Blessed, Broken and Scared: Getting Ready to Receive God’s Mercy
Sports Camp Workshop and Volleyball Game
EnCourage Parents Meeting with Courage Men
EnCourage Parents Meeting with Courage Women
Group Leaders Meeting
Courage Member Testimonies
Sunday, July 24
“I have seen … I have heard … I know … I have come.” (Ex 3:7-8)
Father Philip Bochanski
Associate Director, Courage International
Celebration of Mass
Most Reverend James Wall
Bishop of Gallup
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