2012 Western Rite Vicariate Conference Convenes


The biennial conference of the Western Rite Vicariate will be held Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 10 at St. Gregory’s University and Abbey in Shawnee, OK.

The theme for this year’s conference will be based on St. Paul’s words to the Philippians:

“Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline, think on these things.” (Phil 4.8-9)

Presentations will focus on the attraction of personal holiness.

Bishop John (Abdalah), Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Worcester and New England and newly appointed Auxiliary Bishop to oversee the Western Rite Vicariate, will attend and will be one of the featured speakers at the conference.Mass will be celebrated daily, together with Vespers and Lauds (or Morning Prayer). A complete schedule of the conference will be available.

Clergy and laity from Western Rite parishes of any canonical jurisdiction, and those interested in the Western Rite, are cordially invited. Please register using the registration form which is attached.

Should further information be desired, please contact:

Fr. John W. Fenton
Assistant to the Vicar General of the Western Rite
313.282.6153
frfenton@holyincarnation.org

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WRV Conference 2012 General Announcement (PDF)159.38 KB