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26th Annual Conference: Restore Your Soul

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - October 22 @ 9:00 am


(Please note:  This is a week earlier than the usual date due to a Diocesan Wide Event in the Diocese of Springfield October 27-28)

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.  We are honored to have our Bishop as our keynote speaker.

Msgr. Stuart Swetland, President of Donnelly College in Kansas City, KS.  Msgr. Swetland has spoken at our conference many timse over the past 25 years and has become our trusted friend.

Michael Hichborn, President of the Lepanto Institute.  The Lepanto Institute was established to be a research and educational organization dedicated to the defense of the Catholic Church against assaults from without as well as from within.

Please note:  Fr. Joshua Stengel, SMD, priest of the Society of the Most Sorrowful Mother with Fr. Chad Ripperger will not be available to attend this event

John LaBriola, Author and Catholic speaker.  John LaBriola’s book, No Soul Left Behind is a guide to bringing your loved ones back to the faith.  A gifted speaker who uses scripture, tradition and the saints to help you grow in your faith.


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Agenda. Revised 10/16

2:00 pm Doors Open

3:00 pm Divine Mercy Chaplet

3:30 pm. Holy Mass – Msgr. Stuart Swetland

4:30 – 6 pm Dinner

6 pm – 6:45 pm  Msgr. Stuart Swetland

7 pm – 7:45 PM Michael Hichborn

Saturday, October 21, 2023

8:00 am Doors open

8:30 am Holy Rosary

9:00 am Mass – Msgr. Stuart Swetland

10:30 – 11:15 am  Michael Hichborn

11:30 am -12:00 pm  OSMM speaker

12:00 pm – 2 pm Lunch Break and time for prayer/devotional areas

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm John LaBriola

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Msgr. Stuart Swetland

4:30 pm Bishop Thomas John Paprocki

5:30 pm-7:00 pm Dinner

7:00 pm – 7: 45 pm John LaBriola

8:00 pm  Q and A  Msgr. Swetland

Sunday, October 22, 2023

8:00 am Holy Mass – Msgr. Stuart Swetland

9:00 am Msgr. Stuart Swetland

10:00. Blessing of Items


October 20 @ 4:00 pm
October 22 @ 9:00 am
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Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother
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