Clergy Day: Illuminating the Hearts of the Faithful July 26, 2018 Ontario, California

A day dedicated to inspiring and equipping clergy to foster within the hearts of the faithful the desire to live and love faithful to God’s design, and increase awareness of the resources available to them. Offered for priests, deacons, and seminarians, to complement the content of the July 27-28 national HV50 conference (UPDATE—recorded presentations available for viewing at no charge, at


Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone: God is Full of Surprises: Humanae Vitae as the Key to the New Evangelization The teaching of Humanae Vitae plunges us into the depths of who we are as human persons created in the image and likeness of God. Recognizing this truth and living it out leads to the fulfillment of our human vocation: happiness with God now and forever in heaven. Now is the time to unleash the power of this teaching for the healing of our society and the renewal of the Church.



Fr. Luke Dysinger, OSB, MD: The Role and Importance of the Clergy in a New Era of Natural Family PlanningThe majority of priests today are uncomfortable discussing Natural Family Planning either with couples or fellow-clergy, or in their preaching/catechesis.  In this presentation we will review some of the reasons why t _542_ so and suggest ways in which dialogue with laity and health-care professionals can be renewed and enlivened.



 _494_ Paul CheckIs Chastity Part of the Good News? Why is chastity integral to a happy life? Is the Church’s teaching a harmonious tapestry or only a series of “don’ts” and “no’s”? What are some practical suggestions to grow in this virtue?


Professor Janet Smith, PhD: The Importance of Preaching Difficult Truths If not you, who? If not now, when? If people do not hear this from their priest , they will not  hear it. Exploring tackling the tough subjects, in truth and love.



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