Friday Night:

  • 6:15 p.m. Check-In/Arrival
  • 7:00 p.m. Opening Prayer Session
  • 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Gender Ideology and Youth: A Catholic Response, Presented by Ken Kniepmann and Michael Barrett, Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops


  • 8:15 a.m. Morning Hospitality (coffee and pastries) / Check-In / Arrival
  • 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Prayer
  • 9:15 a.m. Opening Talk, Called to Something Greater: Renewing our Political Commitments, Michael Sheedy, Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • 10:00 a.m. Snack Break
  • 10:15 a.m. Walking with Moms in Need, Chelsy Gomez, Program Consultant, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • 11:15 a.m. Care at the End of Life, Paul Malley, Aging with Dignity
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Person of the Year Awards
  • 1:35 p.m. Ending the Use of the Death Penalty in Florida, Celeste Fitzgerald, Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
  • 2:30 p.m. Human Trafficking: What the Church Can Do, Corporal Alan Wilkett, Retired, Pasco County Sherriff’s Department
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Mass at the St. James Chapel

(Friday night and Saturday sessions will all take place in Favalora Hall, Room A/B)