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The convocation will open at 8:30 a.m. with Mass with Cardinal Wuerl and Bishop David Ricken. The keynote is scheduled for 10 a.m.
Three rounds of breakout sessions will cover such topics as ecumenism, the Eucharist, reality of human trafficking in Wisconsin, social communications, stewardship, evangelization, leadership skills, engaging children in a culture of distractions, end-of-life care issues, Mass attendance, pastoral plans, marriage and family, catechesis, cultural awareness and Catholic school vouchers.
The new evangelization will be discussed further in select workshops. Sr. Marie Kolbe Zamora, STL, theology program director at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, Manitowoc, will present “What’s New About New Evangelization” and “The Holy Spirit as the Principal Agent of Evangelization.” Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosuis, founder of The Crossroads Initiative, will also focus on the new evangelization, providing an overview of the papal teaching and practical tips on how to share it.