Advocating for Life:

CT Pro-Life Conference 11-2-19

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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 (, 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

3:00pm    Adjourn

*Building is handicap accessible.  If you need specific/handicap accommodations, please notify us:  We will make every effort to accommodate you.




November 02, 2019 at 9am - 3pm


St. Paul Catholic High School
1001 Stafford Ave
Bristol, CT 06010
United States
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CT Catholic Conference · · (860) 524-7882


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$25.00 Pro-life & Religious Vendor Table
$15.00 Participant Registration
$5.00 Student Registration (Confirm with Student ID)