Deacon Convocation

In 2017 We Celebrate the Diaconate 50 Years After Vatican II

Deacons of the Diocese of Lansing, and their wives, will gather in convocation from Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Hillsdale College.

Total convocation fees (including hotel, meals and conference) are $640.00 per couple, and $320.00 per single.  Conference and meals ONLY:  $320.00 per couple, $160.00 per single.  Rooms are available off site at the Days Inn, Hillsdale, $80 per night.  Call 517-439-3297.

Check-in for the convocation is at the Hillsdale College/Searle Center, 315 North West Street, Hillsdale.


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CONVOCATION SCHEDULE
Friday, October 27, 2017

4:00-6:00      Registration and check-in
6:00-7:30      Dinner
7:30-8:00      Evening Prayer
8:00-9:30      Session I: “The Diaconate & Marriage
Presenters:  Deacons Jim Kasprzak & Mike Gilbert and Candidate Gordon Prepsky

Saturday, October 28, 2017
7:30-8:30      Breakfast
8:30-9:00      Morning Prayer
9:00-11:00     Session 2: “The First 50 Years after the Reintroduction of the Diaconate” 
Presenter:  Deacon Tom Rea
11:00-12:00   Mass

Lunch and Awards.  Bishop Boyea will talk on the direction of the Diaconate
1:00 - 2:00      Cluster meetings
2:00 - 5:00      Free time
5:30                Evening Prayer
6:00 - 7:30     Dinner/Cluster Sessions
7:30 - 10:00   Social time

Sunday, October 29, 2017
8:00 - 9:30     Morning Prayer and Mass
9:30 - 11:00   Cluster reports: The Future of the Diaconate
11:00 - noon  Brunch and depart


 

 

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