ACCW 80th biennial conference set for May 3 in Minneapolis

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hear more about the “Campaign for Human Dignity: Love in Action” during the 80th annual ACCW Conference.

The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will convene on Thursday, May 3 at the Hilton Hotel, 1001 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis. Registration begins and exhibits are open beginning at 8 a.m. at the hotel. Confession is available from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. at St. Olaf, 215 S. Eighth St., prior to the 9 a.m. Mass with Archbishop John Nienstedt. A rosary procession will follow the Mass through the skyway back to the hotel.

Brunch, the business meeting and election and installation of officers will take place beginning at 11 a.m., with two workshop sessions offered at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Workshop topics and speakers include:

Family — “It Really is a Wonderful Life: Choosing Love” by Linda Corrigan.

Community — “The Grace of a Happy Death: A Story about Our Lady of Peace Home” by Father Paul Treacy.

Church — “Maronite Eastern Rite Catholic Churches” by Father Rodrigue Constantin.

Legislation — “Marriage Amendment” by Jason Adkins, the Minnesota Catholic Conference executive director.

International — “Justice for Immigrants” by John Keller.

Organization — “Breathing New Life into Groups” by Ted Bowman.

Cost is $35 if registration is postmarked by April 16, $45 after or at the door. Register online, or call the office at (651) 291-4545.

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