2012 Conference Schedule

Join us on Friday-Saturday, October 5 and 6, 2012, for Saint Benedict Center’s annual conference. You may register online or by telephone: (603) 239-6485.

What: This year’s conference theme is “Concerning Heroes and Heroines.”

Where: Saint Benedict Center, 95 Fay Martin Road, Richmond, New Hampshire, 03470.

When: Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, 2012. Both will be full conference days.

How Much: $160 with meals, $90 without meals. Single days with meals are $70, without meals, $45.


Friday, October 5

7:00 Holy Rosary
7:30 Holy Mass
8:45 Breakfast
Registration Opens
Brother André Marie’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Robert Hickson — Respect for Roots, Vanishing Intimacies, and the Heroism of Accepted Loneliness: Hilaire Belloc’s The Four Men (1912) and His Friendship with Father McNabb
12:00 Angelus / Lunch
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M. — My Little Heroine and Her Big Ideals
3:00 Sister Mary Peter, M.I.C.M. — Unsung Heroes and Heroines: Living Up to the Challenge of Faith Today
4:30 Gary Potter — The Christian: Called to Heroism
6:00 Dinner

Saturday, October 6

7:00 Holy Rosary
7:30 Holy Mass
8:45 Breakfast
Dr. G.C. Dilsaver — Courage Amidst the Collapse of Christendom
11:15 Mr. Charles Coulombe — Heroism at Home
12:30 Angelus / Lunch
Brian Kelly — Asia Bibi, Languishing Pakistani Mother and Prisoner of Love for Her Catholic Faith
4:00 C. J. Doyle — Neglected Catholic Heroes of America
6:00 Dinner
8:00 Panel Discussion (all speakers / moderated)

Register now! Click here or call (603) 239-6485.

There is a limited number of Saint Benedict Center community members who are willing to host conference attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are hotels in the Keene vicinity; reservations should be made early because of tourism during the foliage season. Some area hotels include: Best Western Hotel & Suites (603) 357-3038; Holiday Inn Express Keene (603) 352-7616; Days Inn (603) 352-9780; and Super 8 Keene (603) 352-9780. There are also bed and breakfast inns; call for details. Further, there is a campground three miles from SBC: Shir Roy Campground (603) 239-4768.er ow — early bird discount until August 31, 2011! To register online click here or call (603) 239-6485 for more information.