Dates

Location

Faholo Conference Center
3000 Mount Hope Road
Grass Lake, MI 49240

Young adults are invited to this conference to enkindle their hearts and minds, and to leave energized and on fire to spread the Catholic Faith!

September 14-15, 2019

This weekend conference will include:
• Sound formation with talks on our Faith by knowledgeable Catholic speakers
• Holy Mass, opportunity for confessions, rosary
• Recreation, sports, and social time with old and new friends

Schedule

Saturday
8:00am Registrations and refreshments
8:45am “Faith & Reason: The Two Wings of the Human Spirit” by Dr. Victor Salas
9:55am Break
10:15am “Theology of History: Understanding Today’s Culture” by Fr. John Ezratty, MC
11:30am Holy Mass for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
12:30pm Lunch
1:15pm Free time, sports and games
3:50pm Rosary
4:20pm “Evangelization in the Modern World” by Adam Janke
5:30pm Dinner
6:30pm Spiritual Talk, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament – Confessions
8:15pm Entertainment

Sunday
6:45am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament – Optional Holy Hour
7:45am Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
8:00am Breakfast
8:55am “True Human, True Saint: Be Who God Meant You To Be” by Kelly Klatt
9:55am Break
10:15am “For Greater Glory! The Young Cristeros Martyrs” by Ben Luther
11:30am Rosary
12:00pm Closing Sunday Mass
End of conference

Cost

$40 (includes meals and separate overnight accommodations on Saturday for young men & young women). Friday night accommodations are available if needed at an additional cost.

Please bring your own sheets, pillows, towels, and toiletries. Dress is casual; you may consider bringing additional change of clothes for sports and Sunday Mass.

Registration

To register please go to our donation page HERE and enter “Enkindle” in the comments section.

Registration deadline is September 6, 2019.

Speakers

Dr. Victor Salas
Dr. Victor Salas

Dr. Victor Salas is a Professor of Philosophy at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. He specializes in medieval and late scholastic metaphysics. His publications have treated a number of historical figures such as Albertus Magnus, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and Francisco Suarez. Dr. Salas received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at the University of Texas-Austin, and his Masters and Ph.D. in Philosophy from St. Louis University.

Ben LutherBen Luther

Ben graduated from Lawrence Technological University with a BS in Architecture, later gaining a Master of Architecture post graduate degree. Ben formed LUTHERGROUP Architecture after years of working for an international sports and entertainment architecture firm. During this time he gained an abundance of experience working on well-known buildings, such as Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York and the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Ben has been a friend of Miles Christi for several years and has spoken at several events for young adults at Miles Christi. He lives in South Lyon, MI, with his wife and four children.

Adam JankeAdam Janke

Adam Janke is the Chief Operating Officer at the St. Paul Evangelization Institue, overseeing the development of programs and resources including the Urban Missionary Program, Regional Missionary Program, Leadership Training Institute, and the School of Evangelization. Adam brings the experience the Institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on evangelization, healing, and hospitality. After converting to Catholicism from biblical fundamentalism in 2005, Adam obtained a BA in Theology and Catechetics and an MA in Theology in Christian Ministry from Franciscan University. Adam has been featured on EWTN Television and Radio, Catholic Answers Live, the Radio Maria Network, the National Catholic Register, as well as in several other Catholic news publications. He resides in Michigan with his wife and six children.

Fr. John Ezratty, MC

Fr. John was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After joining Miles Christi, he studied Philosophy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina and later Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. Ordained priest in 2002, he served as Pastor, Dean of Studies, Professor of Philosophy, and Spiritual Director at the Miles Christi Seminary in Argentina. He has been in the United States since 2010 and currently is Superior of the Miles Christi Community in Michigan.

Kelly KlattKelly Klatt

Kelly Klatt is a happily married mother of 5 grown kids. She spent three years as youth minister in northern Minnesota under the guidance of Fr. Mike Schmitz. Kelly has also coached women’s fast pitch at all levels for the last 20 years. Currently Kelly is attending the Theology of the Body Institute where she is working towards her certification to teach TOB. She ranks Miles Christi as one of her most treasured finds, not only for the Mass but also for the joy filled priests.

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