2013 Conference Schedule

Join us on Friday-Saturday, October 11 and 12, 2013, for Saint Benedict Center’s annual conference. You may register online or by telephone: (603) 239-6485.

What: This year’s conference theme is “What Do ‘Liberal’ and ‘Conservative’ Mean?”

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

When: Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12, 2012. Both will be full conference days.

How Much: Go here for price schedule.


Friday, October 11

7:00 Holy Rosary
7:30 Holy Mass
8:45 Breakfast
Registration Opens
Brother André Marie’s Opening Remarks
Dr. Robert Hickson — Reflections on the End of Time: Transcending the Dialectic of Liberal and Conservative
12:00 Angelus / Lunch
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M. — The Illiberality of Religious Liberalism
3:00 Sister Maria Philomena, M.I.C.M. — Conserving The Liberal Arts For Salvation: Saint Benedict Center and Intellectual Formation
4:30 Gary Potter — Where Do We Go From Here?
6:00 Dinner

Saturday, October 12

7:00 Holy Rosary
7:30 Holy Mass
8:45 Breakfast
Mr. Yves Jacques — Social Credit in the Light of the Catholic Social Teaching and the Application at a Community Level
11:15 Mr. Charles Coulombe — Conservatism in America: Has it Ever Existed?
12:30 Angelus / Lunch
Brian Kelly — Liberalism in Faith or Morals is a Sin, but is Conservatism a Virtue?
4:00 C. J. Doyle —  Liberalism: The Modern Phase of Odium Fidei
6:00 Dinner
7:30 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.