• <p>Dr. John Bergsma speaks to Deacon Thomas Uschold of Spencerport during the 2018 Rochester Catholic Men&rsquo;s Conference. (File photo)   </p>

    Dr. John Bergsma speaks to Deacon Thomas Uschold of Spencerport during the 2018 Rochester Catholic Men’s Conference. (File photo)

Rebuilding family is theme of 2019 Rochester Catholic Men’s Conference

Mike Latona/Catholic Courier    |    09.03.2019
Category: Local News


Three nationally known Catholic speakers are due to lead the fifth-annual Rochester Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Registration is currently open for the event, which features the theme “Rebuilding the Family: At Home, Through the Church, In Sports.” Speakers will be Dr. Ray Guarendi, a Catholic psychologist, author and speaker; Tom Nash, an apologist and speaker for Catholic Answers, a national lay apostolate; and Father Joseph Freedy, vocations director for the Diocese of Pittsburgh and former quarterback at the University of Buffalo.

The conference is open to men from all over the Diocese of Rochester and will take place at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 4100 Lyell Road, Gates. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m., and the event is set to run until 4 p.m., with Bishop Salvatore R. Matano celebrating Mass at 8:30 a.m.

Those interested may register online at www.exultrochester.org. A student discount is available.

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