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articles list
placeholder Taking a stand
for peace

Bishop Barber responds
to hate marches

Archbishop:
Message of Fatima
can be found
in silence

Catholics@Work announces
17th speaker series beginning Sept. 12

Hundreds gather
to honor patroness
of diocese
in Bay Point


Obituaries

Astrophysicist,
devout Catholic
Ron Olowin
dies at 72

Sister Mary Paschal Elvin, PBVM

Sharon Abercrombie


Father Vazhappilly authors new book

Book explores
Sisters' political
stances


Fall Festivals

Parish festivals
a time of food,
fun and fellowship

Keeping festivals
safe for everyone


College
Information Guide

Saint Mary's
students live and
learn in community

HNU students experience signature 'radical hospitality'

New dean at USF School of Education

Upcoming courses

University brings Catholic worldview
to law, health care

New
president-rector,
Father Schultze installed at
St. Patrick's
seminary


Registration open
for Faith Formation Conference

Walk for the Poor
Sept. 30

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placeholder September 4, 2017   •   VOL. 55, NO. 15   •   Oakland, CA
Registration open for Faith Formation Conference

Join hundreds of catechists, liturgists and lay ministers from parishes and Catholic schools for the annual Faith Formation Conference — two days of education, collaboration, worship and inspiration.

The conference takes place Nov. 3 and 4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. The conference has become an annual oasis for religious education leaders, teachers and seekers during its decades-long existence. San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy, who will address the conference on Saturday, is among the featured speakers over the two days.

The conference includes school sessions where you can hear the latest information on faith formation for children. All teachers, principals and pastors are welcome.

Newly added are leadership sessions delving into best practices and accountability in the management, finances, communications and human resources development of the Catholic Church.

In addition to English, the day welcomes multiple speakers in Spanish, Vietnamese and other languages.

For more information, https://scffc.org.

 
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