2016 Annual Convocation April 19, 2016 Welcome to the Marriott East, Indianapolis!Registration desk up and ready to go.Welcoming our guests!First year delegates meet for overview informationCouncil of Consultors’ meetingCouncil of Consultors sharing insights….and listeningCouncil of ConsultorsCouncil of ConsultorsCouncil of ConsultorsCouncil of ConsultorsVendors setting up their tablesRelaxing and visitingVisitingEnjoying good companyAlan’s traditional call to dinnerCall to dinner heeded!Gathering for the opening banquetGatheringWe welcome Archbishop Tobin!President Father Tony welcomes the assembled.Archbishop Tobin gives a Hoosier welcome!Fr. Todd and Andy lead evening prayerEvening prayerEnjoying the banquet…and good companyMorning MassMorning MassMorning MassGathering for breakfast…….and Morniing PrayerFr. Stan Madar and St. Mark music director Andy, lead Morning prayerFirst Speaker, Fr. Ralph O’Donnell on the USCCB CCLVIntent listeningBreak time…and friendsFrom Anchorage to St. Augustine!From Portland OR to Grand Island NE!ContemplatingNext speaker, Paul JarzembowskiSpeaking on Pope Francis & the familyAnd the Joy of LoveListeningAbsorbingListeningTime for lunch…Great minds connecting!Dan Misleh, speakerSpeaking about Climate & Laudato SiListeningAbsorbingListeningAbsorbingBreak time Social Media work….From our Social Media superstars!Alan’s bell keeps us on time!Panel is readyMike O’Loughlin provided all attendees a copy of his book!Excellent job moderating a very informative panelPanel discussionListeningFr. Ralph respondsSharing a laugh….....and a response from Paul JarzembowskiDan Misleh fields a questionFr. Bob Hart joins the discussionEnding a great discussionOur outstanding panelExhibitor Air Force ChaplainsExhibitor Design Big DreamsExhibitor Durward’s Glen Retreat and Educational CenterExhibitor Food for the PoorExhibitor Guest HouseExhibitor Little Books of SaginawExhibitor Midwest Theological ForumExhibitor One More SoulExhibitor Saint Benedict PressExhibitor Semler ArtExhibitor Shalom CenterExhibitor St. John Vianney CenterExhibitor St. Luke InstituteExhibitor W&E BaumInformal discussion…….and fellowship. Great evening.Starting the day with a hearty breakfastFr. Rafael (St. Augustine) leads morning prayerMorning PrayerFr. Tony shares the state of the NFPC addressFinance Director, Terry Oldes, shares the budgetFather Tony introduces the budgetTerry explains the budget, so well the Delegates passed it unanimously!Site-seeingThe CapitolSite-seeingThe War MemorialBeautiful St. John the Evangelist Old CathedralSt. John’sLooking backThe priests’ enjoying the beauty.Preparing to concelebrateSt. Luke’s mens’ choir was amazing.Ready to beginA little more site-seeing on the way to the Awards’ BanquetGo ColtsFr. Oby and Fr. Patrick with some friendsReception…....and dinnerTouchstone and Mandatum awardsFather Tony presents the Touchstone Award to Fr. Ron RolheiserAward gratefully accepted by his brother Fr. Wendelin Rolheiser…who had some great stories about Father Ron!Fr. Tony presents the Mandatum Award to CARAAward gratefully accepted by CARA Ex. Director Fr. Tom Gaunt…who shared some very interesting new research.Thanking Archbishop Tobin for hosting us.Thursday morning Mass crewFinal morning breakfast and fellowshipHis excellent presentation was very positively received.The NFPC staff thanks all for attending!Thank you Indianapolis… we’re refreshed to serve anew!