CT Pro-Life Conference 11-2-19
Are you interested in learning how to effectively advocate for pro-life concerns in CT?
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The CT Catholic Conference, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition- USA (https://www.epcc.ca), and Family Institute of CT are jointly sponsoring this event in collaboration with Pro-Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Hartford. We welcome you to join us in a day of workshops and discussions on November 2, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.
The St. Paul Catholic High School Pro-Life Club, recipients of the 2019 CT Right to Life Agnes Giannini Youth Award, will also be involved.
8:30am Registration & Coffee
9:00am Worship: Invocation & Welcome
Video Welcome, The Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford
Fr. Glen Dmtryszyn, Director of Pro-Life Activities, Archdiocese of Hartford
St. Paul Catholic High School Pro-Life Club
9:30am General Session 1: Love of Neighbor - Being Active in the Public Square
Peter Wolfgang,Executive Director, Family Institute of Connecticut.
Christopher Healy, Executive Director, CT Catholic Conference
10:30am General Session 2: Assisted Suicide
Nancy Elliot, Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition USA
State Rep. Holly Cheeseman
11:30am Lunch provided.
Ongoing: movie room, letters-to-the-editor table, vendors
12:30 pm Breakout Sessions
A1: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Sister Suzanne Gross, FSE
Administrator of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care and Program
Coordinator for Pro-Life Ministry of Archdiocese of Hartford
Sister Catherine Mary Clarke, FSE, Social worker for Franciscan Hospice
Euthanasia Prevention Coalition USA.
*What we believe and what are the alternatives.
A2: Family Life in the Public Square
Peter Wolfgang, Executive Director of the Family Institute of Connecticut
*Learn how to preserve family life in CT with a barrage of advertising by companies promoting vice and progressive public programming. Learn how to charitably counter public indecency and be a witness for common sense.
A3: Protecting Pregnancy Resource Centers
Christina Bennett, Communications Director, Family Institute of Connecticut
Lisa Maloney, President, CT Pregnancy Care Coalition
*What pregnancy resource centers are, how they are at risk and what can we do to protect resource centers in Connecticut.
A4: Lobbying 101: Engaging Your Legislators
Connecticut Catholic Conference
Former State. Sen. Joe Markley
*Have you ever wondered what happens at the Capitol on Lobby Day? Attend this breakout session and learn the do's and don'ts of lobbying and advocacy in Connecticut.
1:30pm Breakout Sessions B1, B2, B3, B4 (same as above).
2:30pm Gather/Benediction/Concluding Remarks
*Building is handicap accessible. If you need specific/handicap accommodations, please notify us: email@example.com. We will make every effort to accommodate you.