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Horario Track Español: Conferencia de Hombres Católicos 2022

Theme: “Saint Joseph’s Men”

Keynote: Monsignor Tom Richter from the Diocese of Bismarck

Bio: Monsignor Thomas J. Richter is the Pastor of Queen of Peace Church in Dickinson, ND.  Prior to that, he served as the Rector of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit.  He was ordained on June 13, 1996. He was honored with the title of Monsignor, on November 19, 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. On February 10, 2016, Pope Francis commissioned him as a Missionary of Mercy for the Jubilee Year.

Msgr. Richter served as Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Bismarck for eleven years.  During that time, he served on the Executive Board of the National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors.  Msgr. Richter is the author of three booklets, Is Jesus Calling you to be a Catholic Priest and Lend Your Own Voice to Christ and Integrated Evangelization.

Registration now closed. Walk-ins accepted.

Workshop presenters:

Fred Blonigan – “The Holy Eucharist”
Tim Drake – “We’re All Sons of a Foster-Father: St. Joseph’s Role in Conversion”
Fr. Tom Knoblach – “Love Me Like Joseph Did”
Deacon Ernie Kociemba and Deacon Steve Pareja – “The Diaconate – Going Forth”
Fr. Aaron Nett – “Engage in the Battle”
Dan Pfannenstein – “Holy Places, Sacred Spaces”
Monsignor Tom Richter – “When You Pray, Do Not Pray Like the Pagans” 


8:30 – Check In

9:00 – Welcome

9:15 – Keynote, Msgr. Richter

10:00 – Break

10:15 – Workshop I

11:15 – Mass with Bishop

12:00 – Lunch, Reconciliation, Rosary, Display Tables

1:30 – Workshop II

2:20 – Synod Panel

3:10 – Keynote, Msgr. Richter

4:00 – Closing Prayer


We strongly encourage male students, especially those preparing for Confirmation, to attend with their male sponsor or role model. The purpose of this conference is to assist and encourage Catholic ordained, single men and married men to build stronger families, stronger communities, and ultimately a stronger church.

This event is co-sponsored by K-YES RadioThe Catholic FoundationCatholic United FinancialMinnesota Knights of Columbus, Liturgical Press and the Annual Diocesan Appeal.

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