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2020 Diocesan Conference

  • sat, february 08, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • St. Edward the Confessor Parish
    2085 Maple Bay Rd. Duncan

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  • 8
  • February

The theme for this year's Diocesan Conference is “Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled” accompanying others in the times in which we live.  The speaker is David Wells, a champion of Catholic education who has led many conferences and faith days in Canada, and around the world.  He will inspire and delight!  In this conference, he will address how we, the people of God, can best accompany the people in our lives to fulfill our mission as God’s disciples.  This conference is suitable for all regardless of where you are on your journey of faith.  Please bring a bagged lunch. 

Please kindly register on Eventbrite - https://2020rcdconference.eventbrite.com

For more information, please contact: Glen Palahicky  : gpalahicky@rcdvictoria.org
                                                                  or Gwen Jahelka : gjahelka@rcdvictoria.org

David Wells

David Wells is a catechist and author who regularly speaks at conferences throughout the world.  He has contributed to the production of catechetical resources in the UK and North America, and has spoken at more than 300 conferences worldwide. He is a regular contributor to the Religious Education Congress at Anaheim in California where over 30,000 delegates gather each year to hear some of the world’s most prolific religious writers. In the USA, he was a contributor to the Echoes in Faith Programme by RCL Benziger. He has also spoken at some of the largest gatherings of teachers in Canada and has appeared on Canadian television. In the UK he has presented at conferences in every diocese in England and Wales, served on several working parties for the Bishop’s Conference of England and Wales, guest lectures at three English Universities, and in 2000 he scripted and produced the video series “You, your Children and their Catholic faith” which sold widely throughout the English speaking Church. He has published two books, The Reluctant Disciple and The Grateful Disciple, both available from Redemptorist Publications. The Reluctant Disciple was Redemptorist Publication’s best-selling book of 2015. Bishop Malcolm McMahon, Chair of the Department for Education and Formation in the Bishop’s Conference described David as a “Remarkable and gifted speaker.”

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