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2016 Catholic Men's Conference

February 17, 2016

The Men’s Commission of the Archdiocese of Newark invites all men to the 2016 Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, March 5 at Seton Hall University. All men are encouraged to participate in this exciting annual event, which features inspirational talks in both Spanish and English, the opportunity for confession, a Holy Hour with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and Holy Mass with Archbishop John J. Myers.

The 2016 English track speakers are Gus Lloyd and Patrick Madrid. The Emcee for the day will be Fr. John Gordon, Coordinator of the Archdiocese of Newark Office for Evangelization. Public Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be conducted by Fr. Giuseppe, C.F.R.

Gus Lloyd has had an extensive career in broadcasting, speaking, apologetics and evangelization. He is the host of the radio show “Seize the Day” - a morning show on the Catholic Channel, heard weekday mornings on Sirius XM. Lloyd is also the author of "A Minute in the Church," a collection of one-minute apologetics teachings. His second book, "Magnetic Christianity: Using Your God-given Gifts to Build the Kingdom" was released in 2012. In 2013, he released "A Minute in the Church Volume II – One Minute Answers to Questions about the Catholic Faith" and writes "60-Second Reflection," a daily meditation on the Scriptures. You can read more about him at www.guslloyd.com and follow him on Twitter: @GusLloydTweets. 

Patrick Madrid hosts the popular “Patrick Madrid Show” produced and distributed by Immaculate Heart Radio. He has hosted several television series and radio shows. Madrid has authored or edited 32 books on Catholic themes including "Why Be Catholic? Pope Fiction, Search and Rescue" and the multi-volume "Surprised by Truth" series. He is the president of Envoy Institute, and currently conducts the Catholic Apologetics Academy and Catholic Apologetics Summer Camp. He has conducted countless teaching seminars on Catholic themes at conferences, parishes, and universities around the world, has served as adjunct professor of theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Holy Apostles College and Seminary’s graduate theology program. You can find out more about him at www.patrickmadrid.com and follow him on Twitter: @patrickmadrid.

The Spanish track will feature Msgr. William Peña of the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico and Deacon Asterio Velasco, Coordinator of the Hispanic Apostolate of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Emcee will be Mr. Antonio Macias.

For more information call 973-497-4545 and to register for this conference, go to www.rcanmenscommission.org.