ALL PRIESTS WELCOME!
National Federation of Priests’ Councils 49th Annual Convocation
April 24th – 27th 2017
Majestic Garden Hotel
Formerly, National Federation of Priests’ Councils’ Delegate Convention, now
National Convocation for all Catholic priests serving in the United States
The Convocation includes time for prayer, presentations, discussion, fellowship and great food, plus time for relaxation and sight-seeing. It is an invaluable time to connect with fellow priests from across the United States, and to refresh and rejuvenate. You are worth it!
By becoming better priests, brothers with one another in Christ, we can better model for our people the Kingdom of God in our midst, in communion, brotherhood, and solidarity.
Confirmed Speaker Lineup:
Most Rev. Robert McElroy
Bishop of San Diego
Topic – “The Pastoral Theology of Pope Francis”
Kevin Appleby, Immigration
Former USCCB Director of Migration Policy and Public Affairs,
Current Senior Director of International Migration Policy for
the Center for Migration Studies and the Scalabrini International Migration Network
Fr. Ken Simpson, Millennials
Archdiocese of Chicago, Vicar for Professional and Pastoral Development of Priests
Former chaplain at Northwestern University for 15 years
Fr. Luke Ballman, USCCB Report on
Clergy, Consecrated Life & Vocations
Associate Director, USCCB CCLV
Bishop Arturo Cepeda, Main Celebrant & Homilist
of Tuesday Convocation Liturgy to be held at Christ Cathedral
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit,
Episcopal Liaison to NFPC
In addition, speaking at Tuesday evening’s Award Dinner:
Father Donald B. Cozzens, Touchstone Award Recipient
NBCCC, Mandatum Award Recipient, Father Kenneth Taylor, President
PLUS Tour of Orange Diocese’s Christ Cathedral!
Current Registered Exhibitors
$500 Four Day (Active Member Diocese $450) or $150 Day Registration
$139/night Block Rate at Majestic Gardens Hotel until March 27
After March 27, call Debbie at Majestic Garden, 714-234-2411
to check availability for discounted hotel rate.
$600 or $350 Non-profit
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- Comments from Convocation Participants
- Pictures from 48th Annual Convocation, 2016
- Pictures from 47th Annual Convocation, 2015
Contact us with any questions, or for assistance in registration:
The National Federation of Priests’ Councils
333 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1114
Chicago, IL 60601-4002
Toll free: 888- 271-NFPC (6372)
E-Mail: [email protected]