April 23 – 26, 2018

 Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
in downtown Chicago!

Vintage Hotel – combining the best of the past with the best of the present
Downtown Chicago, within walking distance of Magnificent Mile and much more
To make a hotel reservation for the convocation, click here.


Archbishop Wilton Gregory, S.L.D.
Archbishop of Atlanta and
member USCCB Anti-Racism Committee 

Bishop Arturo Cepeda
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit
Episcopal Liaison to the NFPC 

Bishop George J. Rassas
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Main Celebrant and Homilist – Convocation Mass

Sister Katarina Schuth, O.S.F., Ph.D.
Professor Emerita/Endowed Chair for Social Scientific Study of Religion
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas 

Fr. Allan Deck, S.J.
Distinguished Scholar of Theology and Latino Studies
 and Professor of Theological Studies
at Loyola Marymount University

Touchstone Award Recipient:

Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B.
Chief Executive Officer
Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

NFPC History Panelists: 

Monsignor Richard Hynes
former NFPC President 

Father Clete Kiley
Priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Director of Immigration Policy for Unite Here International Union
Member of the Steering Committee for the US bishops’ Justice for Immigrants Initiative 

Fr. David Brinkmoeller
Former Executive Director of Bishop’s Priestly Life & Ministry Committee

Alan Szafraniec
NFPC Managing Director, Employee 20 years

Plus an afternoon/evening of outstanding sightseeing and tour recommendations
for some much-needed rest and rejuvenation time!

Save the Date and plan to join us!

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