Presented by VOICE-Buffalo, Christ the King Seminary, and Catholic Charities of Buffalo
Refugee Ministry Convocation
Saturday, March 25, 2017
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Christ the King Seminary Auditorium
711 Knox Road, East Aurora
Keynote: Bishop Richard J. Malone
Bishop Malone will share his vision for how we are called to respond to the challenges that refugees are facing; as well as recognizing how our region and diocese are being blessed by growth among these families who are now calling parishes across our diocese their spiritual home.
Charity & Service, Social Justice Concerns, Opportunities for Parish Engagement
Our gathering will also include time for shared theological reflection and prayer as we celebrate the ways in which our diocese and parish communities are experiencing new life through our growing ethnic diversity.
Check-in: 8:30 a.m. with refreshments. Program begins at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $20, includes lunch. Scholarships are available.
To register: Register online through VOICE-Buffalo. Deadline is extended to Friday, March 17.
Questions? Contact Leslie Nickerson of VOICE-Buffalo: firstname.lastname@example.org, (716) 842-6571, or Eileen Warner of Christ the King Seminary, email@example.com, (716) 652-1127.
Who should attend? Priests, ministers, deacons, pastoral associates, parish staff, and interested parishioners.