Celebrating the Catholic Family: A Conference Presented by Kellenberg Memorial High School


The Kellenberg Memorial Family cordially invites you to attend the

Conference Celebrating the Catholic Family

on Saturday, October 24, 2015, starting at 9:00 AM and concluding with Mass at 4:00 PM.

The Conference will feature the following speakers:

Douglas Bushman, S.T.L.
The Family as School of Love: Moral Education and a Culture of  Truth and Love

Timothy Herrman, Ph.D.
Breakout Session: Pope Francis’ Audiences on the Family

Benedict T. Nguyen, J.D., J.C.L.
Annulments: The Process and Purpose
Prayer and Devotions in the Family

Lawrence Feingold, S.T.D., S.T.L.
The Beauty of Family as Epiphany of Divine Love
Breakout Session: God’s Design for the Beauty of Complementarity in Marriage

There will also be a Questions and Panel Discussion at the conclusion of the presentations.

Your $15 Registration includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Click here to register today.

[learn_more caption=”More about Douglas Bushman, STL”]Douglas Bushman, STL has a rich background in teaching theology in a variety of pastoral and educational contexts. He served as Lay Theologian at St. Charles Borromeo parish in Minneapolis, where he conducted Bible studies, gave lecture series, directed study groups, and gave inservices for the staffs of the parish and school. He was Associate Director and Coordinator of Education for the Diocese of Duluth, working with Catholic schools and directing programs of adult religious education, catechist formation, and formation for the permanent diaconate. For nine years he was Director of the Institute for Religious and Pastoral Studies at the University of Dallas.

Besides numerous articles in Catholic magazines and periodicals, Prof. Bushman is the author of In His Image: A Program of Renewal through Education (Ignatius Press: 1990), and introductions to The Sixteen Documents of Vatican II (Pauline Books & Media: 1999). Since 2007 he has regularly contributed articles to publications by Magnificat. He is a frequent guest on Catholic radio and television, and serves as advisor to several education-related apostolates, including ProLife Across America and the Image of God religion textbook series (Ignatius Press). He gives lectures and retreats on a wide range of theological and spiritual topics for various groups: priests and deacons, parents, parish staffs, young adults, catechists, seminarians and teachers.

Professor Bushman is currently the Pope Saint John Paul II Chair of Theology for the New Evangelization at the Augustine Institute in Denver, Colorado.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”More about Timothy Herrman, PhD”]Timothy Herrman, PhD, served on the faculty of the University of Dallas, St. Mary’s College of Ave Maria University (Orchard Lake, MI), the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) and Brookhaven Community College (Farmers Branch, TX). He has served as a professor of the IPT program of Ave Maria University. He currently teaches Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver CO.

Outside the classroom, Dr. Herrman has spent numerous hours in various apostolates ranging from a Catholic worker house for battered women and runaways to a Jewish/Christian documentation center. He has spoken on a variety of religious topics to groups and organizations around the country.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”More about Benedict Nguyen, JD, JCL”]Benedict Nguyen, JD, JCL was born in Saigon, Vietnam.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Liturgical Musicology from the University of Kansas; a Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) from the University of Dallas-Institute for Religious and Pastoral Studies; a Pontifical Licentiate degree in Canon Law (J.C.L.) from the Catholic University of America; and a law degree (J.D.) from the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was a three-time recipient of the CALI Award for academic excellence in corporate law, non-profit law and critical studies in law and region.  He is currently working on a Doctorate in Ministry in Biblical Exposition at Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Delafield, Wisconsin. For eight years he served as Chancellor for the Diocese of La Crosse where he also worked as a canon lawyer for the Diocese, the Diocesan Director of Communications & Media Relations, Diocesan Director of Catholic Cemeteries, Defender of the Bond in the Matrimonial Tribunal, and was a five-term Chairman of the Board for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse.  During 2006-2008, he co-hosted a weekly radio program Connecting with the Bishop with Archbishop Jerome Listecki.  An active member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, he continues to serve as legal and canonical consultant to various dioceses, ecclesiastical groups and individuals.  He lectures nationally on various topics of theology, canon law, liturgy, music and classical studies. He currently serves as the canonical counsel and theological adviser for the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas. [/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”More about Lawrence Feingold, STD, STL”]Lawrence Feingold, STD, STL entered the Church in 1989. After having achieved an MA in art from Columbia University, Dr. Feingold studied Philosophy and Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, and Biblical Hebrew and Greek at the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum in Jerusalem. Subsequently, he taught Philosophy and Theology in the House of Formation of Miles Christi in Argentina. Until recently, Dr. Feingold was Assistant Professor of Theology for the Institute of Pastoral Theology of Ave Maria University. Since 2011, he is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Feingold is also Director of Theology for the Association of Hebrew Catholics. He is the author of numerous books and articles including “The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas Aquinas and His Interpreters”  and “The Mystery of Israel and the Church”.[/learn_more]