Join us for the 2021 Bishops' Pro-Life Banquet and Conference - A People of Life and for Life: The Next 25 Years of Evangelium Vitae.
We are pleased to welcome keynote speaker Archbishop Joseph Naumann, Bishop of Kansas City, Kansas and chairman of the USCCB Committee of Pro-Life Activities, for our Friday night banquet.
We are also excited to offer free childcare to Banquet attendees for children ages 5-12. Please see the Banquet Childcare Registration in the links listed below for more details.
For those interested or needing hotel room reservations, please find further information below the schedule for special room rates at the Embassy Suites.
Pro-Life Banquet (Friday, September 17)
5:30 p.m. - Cocktail Hour
6:30 p.m. - Dinner, Keynote Address, and Award Ceremony
Pro-Life Conference (Saturday, September 18)
8:30 a.m. - Rosary
9:00 a.m. - Renewing the Self (Father Sean Kilcawley - Director of the Office of Family Life, Diocese of Lincoln)
10:00 a.m. - Renewing the Family (Prof. Maria Fedoryka - Associate Professor of Philosophy, Ave Maria University)
11:30 a.m. - The Dobbs Case and Preparing for a Post-Roe v. Wade World (Marion Miner)
12:15 p.m. - Lunch
1:15 p.m. - Lightning Round Mini-Sessions (Part I)
*Renewing the Political Community (Congressman Jeff Fortenberry)
*The Do's & Dont's of Abortion Dialogue (Paige Brown - Statewide Pro-Life Activities Coordinator, Nebraska Catholic Conference)
*The Looming Threats of the Culture of Death (Marion Miner - Associate Director of Pro-Life & Family Policy, Nebraska Catholic Conference)
2:30 p.m. - Lightning Round Mini-Sessions (Part II)
*Building the Future of the Pro-Life Movement (Alexa Krings, Jaylem Durousseau [Students for Life of America], Paige Brown)
*Suffering, Death, and Difficult Decisions (Tom Venzor - Executive Director, Nebraska Catholic Conference)
*Living a Consistent Ethic of Life (Katie Patrick - Executive Director, Catholic Social Services of Southeast Nebraska)
4:00 p.m. - End Program
If you have any questions, please contact the Nebraska Catholic Conference (402-477-7517).