NFPC Golden Jubilee Convocation speakers confirmed

From April 23-26, 2018 we will be celebrating our 50th annual Convocation for Priests. The theme for the Convocation is: NFPC & the U.S. Priesthood: Looking Back, Looking Forward. Our main speakers for the assembly include:

Most Rev. Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Atlanta

Most Rev. Arturo Cepeda, Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit, NFPC’s liaison to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations,

Sr. Katarina Schuth, OSF, Professor emerita/Endowed Chair for the Scientific Study of Religion, St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.

Rev. Allan Figueroa Deck, SJ, Distinguished scholar of Theology and Latino Studies and Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif.   

Most Rev. George Rassas, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago and former NFPC National Board member will be the main celebrant and homilist at the Convocation Mass.

The Convocation hotel is the Millennium Knickerbocker located at 163 E. Walton Place (right off Michigan Ave., Chicago’s Magnificent Mile). The hotel registration link is operational at:

The hotel room rate is: $155.00 (single/double) per night, plus 17% tax.

We will be posting a preliminary Convocation schedule soon.