page46_picture0_2Great things are happening this week with LVG! We hope you’ll plan to attend:

–  Monday, 9/28: Mercy of God – Fall Bible Study: meets at 7pm upstairs in Sacred Heart Hall (St. Mary’s Catholic Church – campus map). The topic is reconciliation & mission – discussing Jonah Chapters 3-4. Call Claudia with questions: 864-449-8249.

– Tuesday, 9/29: Women’s Book Study: How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul: meets at 7pm  at Saint Francis Eastside Hospital – Entrance C (in the small conference room behind the guards on the first floor). Be prepared to discuss Chapters 1-3. Call Linni with questions: 864-884-4423.

– Friday, 10/2: Happy Hour: meets 5:30-6:30pm at The Flat (location changes monthly) [1606 Woodruff Road]. Call Kylee with questions: 864-266-8843.

– Friday, 10/2: On Fire With Faith keynote speech titled: Evangelization: Our Mission, Motive, Message & Method with Hector ‘The Motivangelist’ Molin at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church at 7pm.

– Saturday, 10/3: 9am-5pm – On Fire with Faith keynote speech titled: Evangelizers: Stoking the Fire, Sounding the Alarm with Dr. Carole Eipers; Opening Our Hearts to the Year of Mercy with The Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone, D.D.; and breakout sessions with the following speakers:

  • Fr. Michael Cassabon – “Pope Francis and the Church”
  • Fr. Jay Scott Newman – “What is Evangelical Catholicism?”
  • Fr. Marcin Zahuta – “The Vocation and Mission of Moses”;  “The Sacrament of Reconciliation and You”; “7 Pillars of Catholic Spirituality”
  • Christian LeBlanc – “Tent, Temple, and Tabernacle”
  • Christopher Gustafson, STD – “Staying True To The Mission:  The Church and the Gospel”
  • Dennis Feltwell, Ph.D. – “Go Forth:  How to keep Your Faith Formation Encounters from Turning into ‘Class'”
  • Hector Molina – “Fishers of Men or Keepers of the Aquarium: Evangelization Beyond the Parish Walls”
  • John (Jack) Rabbitt – “More Like Christ: Active Faith in Today’s World”
  • Joyce Kelleher – “The Baptismal Catechumenate – Inspiration for Catechesis”
  • Kathy Schmugge – “The Gospel and the Family”
  • Mark Chapman, Ph.D. – “The Virgin Mary: Intercessor of Evangelists”
  • Matthew Burkhart, CRS – “Encouraging Global Disciples in Your Ministry”
  • Nancy Bird, RCL Benziger – “Four Secrets of the Spirituality of Self Care”
  • Michael F. Acquilano, J.D., – “Called to the Front Lines”
  • Michael J. Martocchio  – “Ecology and the Gospel”
  • Sister Pamela Smith, SS.C.M., Ph.D. – “Church Ministry:  Explosion, Implosion, and the Universal Call” 
  • Dr. Patricia M. McCormack, IHM (Pflaum) – “Mary:  Mentor for the Domestic Church”; “Create a Family Culture of Spirituality”; “Catholic Parent – Keepers of the Promise”
  • Pixie Smith (RCL Benziger) – “God’s Gift of Forgiveness”
  • Rachel Neubauer – “Young Adults:  Kindling the Fiery Heart of the Church through the Teachings of St. John Paul II”
  • Steve Botsford – “Flipped Catechesis: What Every Catechist Needs to Know”

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