Event Name: Where is THAT in the Bible?
Location: Lafayette, LA
Date(s): Jun 23-24, 2012
Time: Starts: 7:30 AM Ends: 5:00 PM
Is the Catholic faith biblical? Where in the bible is the Eucharist, the papacy, the priesthood, Mary's special role in salvation history, confession, Church authority and other peculiarly Catholic beliefs? Short answer: everywhere! Old Testament & New! Let our experts show you where! On June 23 & 24, at the Hilton Lafayette, we will learn where THAT is found in the bible!
Schedule - 7:30 am to 5pm both days. Click HERE for a tentative schedule.
Dynamic presentations, Holy Mass, Confession, Adoration, great Catholic resources, child-care and MORE... there is something for everyone!
With the welcome of Lafayette Bishop Michael Jarrell
Dr. Michael Barber:
... Senior Fellow for the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology founded by Dr. Scott Hahn, and is Professor of Theology, Scripture & Catholic Thought at John Paul the Great Catholic University.
Purchase Dr. Barber's books HERE.
Dr. Brant Pitre:
... also a Senior Fellow for the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology founded by Dr. Scott Hahn, earned his Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame, where he specialized in the study of Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity. He holds an M.T.S. in biblical studies from Vanderbilt University and a B.A. in Philosophy and English Literature from L.S.U.
Purchase Dr. Pitre's books HERE.
...is the publisher of Envoy Magazine, a quarterly journal of Catholic thought, and is the director of the Envoy Institute. He is the author or editor of 16 books on Catholic themes including, Pope Fiction, Search and Rescue, Does the Bible Really Say That?, 150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know, and The Godless Delusion: A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism (co-authored with Kenneth Hensley). Active in apologetics since 1987, Patrick worked at Catholic Answers for eight years (from January 1988 to January 1996), where he served as vice president and helped launch that apostolate’s flagship magazine, This Rock, in January of 1990. Patrick is a life-long Catholic, not a convert. By God’s grace, he was raised in the Catholic Faith and has been a practicing Catholic his entire life. Patrick earned a bachelor of science degree in business from the University of Phoenix, as well as a B.Phil. in philosophy and an M.A. in theology from the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. Patrick is also a Research Fellow for the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology founded by Dr. Scott Hahn. Patrick and his wife Nancy have been married for 30 years and have been blessed with 11 children and 11 grandchildren.
Purchase Patrick Madrid's books HERE.
Fr. Bryce Sibley:
... was ordained to the Holy Priesthood July 15, 2000. He is a native of Lafayette Louisiana and presently the pastor at Our Lady of Wisdom Church & Catholic Student Center in Lafayette, Louisiana. Fr. Sibley has his licentiate degree from the Roman John Paul II Institute of Marriage and Family and wrote his thesis on "Man and Woman as Imago Dei in the tought of John Paul II." He has several publication out and is able to read Italian, French, and Spanish. Fr. Sibley teaches Ecclesiology, Moral Theology, Theology of the Body, and a course on the thought of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.
|Listen to his talk: "The Defining Characteristic of a Christian Catholic Man"|
Dr. Kevin Roberts:
... a Lafayette native, earned his doctorate in history, specializing in the history of slavery and the Church in the New World; while a professor, his research work included dozens of conference presentations, several articles, and a handful of books that he either wrote, edited, or for which he consulted. Dr. Roberts continues to be an active researcher and writer, as he currently is working on a biography of Archbishop John Carroll, the first Catholic bishop in the United States. Dr. Roberts lives to teach and interact with students, as he attempts to fulfill the classical understanding of "headmaster" as the head teacher of John Paul The Great Academy, in Lafayette.
Dr. Roberts and his wife Michelle have four children, the oldest three of whom attend the Academy. When not at school, Roberts pursues a robust life of leisure by raising chickens, reading Wendell Berry, following politics, and watching his beloved Texas Longhorns sports teams.
Our Emcee: Rick Cambre:
… A native of Lutcher, Louisiana and an MBA graduate of Nicholls State University, Rick is a longtime resident of Lafayette and a well known businessman, Catholic parish leader, husband, and father of seven (which includes two who are seminarians). Currently serving as a Board Chair of John Paul The Great Academy, Rick has been involved on Catholic School Boards for over 11 years. He and his wife have been involved in marriage ministry, serving as a teaching couple for the Diocese's Pre Cana program. His continued involvement in St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers and the men's spiritual movement is part of his personal commitment to help husbands and fathers become better men of God.
Musical Guest: Dave Moore
... is a Christian Singer-Songwriter whose passion and heart for God can be seen throughout his music and life. Moore, who was the founder and lead singer of the band The Glory Estate, has written and published many songs that have been played on Independent Christian Radio stations. He has traveled the states singing contemporary and traditional songs of Praise for all generations. Moore first became a Music Minister in the summer of 2004 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Corpus Christi, TX. He currently resides at St. Thomas More Catholic Church and the TAMU-CC Newman Catholic Center in Corpus Christi; where he also is the campus minister. Aside from Sundays at his home parish, Moore travels to a variety of events, proclaiming his love for God through music.
Mass, Adoration, Confession, Music, Talks, Catholic books & gifts, and so much more!
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Location: Hilton Lafayette
1521 West Pinhook Road Lafayette, LA 70503
Note: Parking is free and food will be available onsite for cash or charge. You may also come and go as you wish.
Registration: If you have additional questions, or would like to register by phone, please give us a call at 877.21.TRUTH (218.7884). NO REFUNDS PLEASE.