February 24-25, 2018 (Sat-Sun)


The Inn at St. John’s
44045 5 Mile Rd
Plymouth , MI 48170

“If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy.”
St. John Vianney

Join us as we dive deeper into the mystery of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass! We will explore the sublime Sacrament in which Our Lord gave Himself to us at the cost of His life.

Conference Topics:

Saturday, February 24

  • What our Eyes Don’t See
    The Captivating Sacredness of the Catholic Liturgy (Fr. Perrone)
  • The Eucharist in the Bible
    Typology and Institution (Fr. Jones)
  • We Cannot Live Without the Mass!
    Source and Summit of the Church’s Life (Dr. Feingold)

Sunday, February 25

  • Fascinated by the Mass
    A Former Baptist Shares his Story (Steve Ray)
  • Is the Mass a Banquet Rather than a Sacrifice?
    The Sacrificial Nature of the Mass (Dr. Feingold)
  • Blessed Solanus Casey
    A Priest Enamored of the Eucharist (Fr. Pehler, OFM Cap.)

Detailed Schedule

Don’t miss the Young Adult Winter Blast, Saturday 5:30-8:30pm at the Miles Christi Family Center.

About the Main Speakers

Dr. Lawrence FeingoldDr. Lawrence Feingold is a lay theologian specialized in St. Thomas Aquinas. After he converted to Catholicism, he earned a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. Currently he is Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis, MO.

Steve RaySteve Ray was raised in a devout and loving Baptist family. After an in-depth study of the writings of the Church Fathers, he converted to the Catholic Faith. He is the author of the best-selling books St. John’s Gospel, Upon This Rock, and Crossing the Tiber. Steve is a regular guest on Catholic radio and TV shows including Catholic Answers, Ave Maria Radio, Relevant Radio, and EWTN.

Fr. Eduard PerroneFr. Eduard Perrone is pastor of Assumption Grotto Parish in Detroit. He has a degree in music composition and a master’s degree in Theology. Considered a world-class pianist and expert on sacred music, he often conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Fr. Daniel JonesFr. Daniel Jones is Associate Professor of Theology and Director of Graduate Seminarians at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. After he began his priestly studies, he received an S.T.B. from the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome) in 1996, and an S.T.L., Diploma, and S.T.D. (2003) in Theology and Patristic Sciences from the Augustinianum Patristics Institute, Rome.

Fr. Gerry PehlerFr. Gerry Pehler, OFM Cap, is a Franciscan Capuchin priest and Director of the Solanus Casey Center, serving at St. Bonaventure Monastery in Detroit, MI. As a Director of the SCC, Fr. Gerry frequently holds retreats and gives talks sharing Blessed Solanus’ holiness and spirituality.

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.

Photos from our last CSP

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