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International St. Francis de Sales Days: A motivating meeting to continue to communicate in the service of the truth
Wisconsin, February, 22nd, 2018 (CMC/CPA). The Catholic Media Conference (CMC) is the world's largest gathering of Catholic communicators. Join the Catholic Press Association (CPA), SIGNIS member in North America, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 12-15, 2018, for a Conference you won’t forget! You will return home with fresh insights and approaches to proclaim the Gospel in your diocese and meet new contacts and connections to build up your professional network.
The Catholic Press Association invites you to learn about this little gem of a city they call Titletown and join them for next year's conference! It's a city with a lot of heart and warm Midwest hospitality.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Nataša Govekar, Director of the Department of Pastoral Theology, Vatican Secretariat for Communication. Amongst the many speakers and conferences, Helen Osman, the SIGNIS President, will talk about “Handling Hot Topics and Sensitive Subjects”. To learn more about the speakers and the topics of the sessions, please visit this section of the official website.
The CMC will be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin. During the CMC, you will have the opportunity to discover this great town, known for its famous NFL team and The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. The Shrine is a Marian shrine located about 16 miles northeast of Green Bay in Champion, Wisconsin. It is the only Church-approved Marian apparition site in the United States. Here, the Queen of Heaven appeared to Adele Brise, a Belgium-born young adult immigrant, in October of 1859. As part of the 2018 Catholic Media Conference, you will have the chance to attend Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help and stand where Adele encountered the Blessed Mother over 150 years ago.
With a population of just over 104,000 Green Bay is the smallest city to host an NFL team and it's the only team owned by a non-profit corporation of individual stockholders from around the world! Beyond an impressive 13 national championships, the Packers are known locally for their extensive financial support of non-profit organizations. For example, the Packers have hosted the annual Bishop's Charities Game for 57 years, donating more than $3.9 million to help support Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Green Bay since 1960.
During the 2018 Catholic Media Conference, you will have the opportunity to visit and tour Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers.
Beyond Lambeau Field and the Shrine, several local stops will showcase Green Bay's midwestern charm. You might enjoy Titletown Brewery, ranked as the number one brewpub in the US by USA Today. Join us for Mass at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, the Mother Church of the Diocese of Green Bay. Take a walk or cruise along the historic Fox River. Wander around the weekly Farmer's Market or explore many other opportunities the city has to offer.
To register, visit the official website: https://www.cmctitletown.com/registration/