DatesFebruary 13-14, 2016 (Sat-Sun)
The Inn at St. John’s
44045 5 Mile Rd
Plymouth , MI 48170
The Final Battle:
Marriage & the Family
“In the end, my Immaculate Heart will triumph”
Marriage and family life as intended by God are constantly being attacked by the “culture of death,” which is leading our whole society ever closer to total ruin. We need to return to solid Catholic values and learn to defend the truth if we are to survive the onslaught of this post-Christian culture.
Join us as we dive deeper into our faith and explore the true Catholic understanding of the joys and challenges of family life.
- Marriage and the Gift of Self
- Reality Reveals the Beauty of God’s Plan
- One Man and One Woman; Made for Each Other
- Contraception and NFP
- The Fundamental Question: “What are you looking for?” (Jn 1: 38)
- The Epidemic of Pornography
About the Main Speakers
Dr. Lawrence Feingold is a lay theologian and specialist in the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. He received a B.A. in Comparative Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and a Master’s degree in Art History at Columbia University. For nine years he studied Philosophy and Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, earning a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology. Currently he is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary (St. Louis, MO).
William B. May is founder and president of Catholics for the Common Good, a lay apostolate for the evangelization of culture, and author of Getting the Marriage Conversation Right, A Guide to Effective Dialogue. In 2008, May and Catholics for the Common Good were asked by the California Catholic Conference to lead Catholics for Protecting Marriage, the lay Catholic response to the Proposition 8 effort that successfully restored the definition of marriage between a man and a woman in California.
Steven Locricchio is married to Beth, the father of five children, and a long-time friend of Miles Christi. He is employed at Johnson & Johnson and is a parishioner at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Plymouth, MI. Steven is a My House Initiative facilitator. The purpose of the initiative is to raise awareness about the problem of pornography, to offer resources about the Church’s vision of human sexuality through the theology of the body, and to provide support and healing for those who are struggling with pornography.
What is a Conference for Study & Prayer?
The Conference for Study & Prayer is a weekend event aimed at helping Catholics better understand their faith. Miles Christi invites knowledgeable speakers who provide thorough and sound presentations on important topics of our Catholic Faith and its impact on society.
The Conference also provides means for spiritual growth. Each day includes the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Holy Rosary, Solemn Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, and a Spiritual Talk by the Priests of Miles Christi. Confessions are also available.