“Truly, God was there on that special weekend. He must have been smiling down on us, seeing the love in everyone’s heart.”

“I can’t wait until the next Christ Our Life Conference. Every Catholic should experience it, to help them understand the richness of their faith.”

Tentative Conference Schedule

Saturday, September 26

7:00am  – Doors Open/Vendors Open

8:00am  – The Holy Rosary

8:20am  – Praise Band: Steve Angrisano

8:40am  – Announcements by Co-Chairs: Ellen Miller & Marilyn Lane; Jon Leonetti

8:55am  – Music Prelude: Instrumental/Vocal Selections

9:00am  – Celebration of the Holy Mass: Msgr. Frank Bognanno, Homilist

10:15am  – Stretch Break: Steve Angrisano

10:35am  – Welcome Address: Bishop William Joensen, Diocese of Des Moines

10:50am  – Fr. Don Calloway, MIC

11:35am  – Announcements

11:40am  – Mirjana Soldo

12:25pm  – Announcements: Jon Leonetti

12:25pm  – Lunch Break


  • 1:15 pm Arena/MARY’S MEALS: Cimela Kidonakis Film: Love Reaches Everywhere
  • 1:45 pm Arena/Ellen Miller, Bringing Mary’s Meals to Parishes

2:00pm  – Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow

2:25pm  – Divine Mercy Chaplet: Emily Schmid and Steve Angrisano

3:00pm  – Break

3:30pm  – Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

4:15pm  – Fr. Don Calloway, MIC

5:15pm  – Dinner Break


  • 6:15pm  – Arena/Film Producers, Apparition Hill, Love Reaches Everywhere

6:45pm  – Welcome Back

6:55pm  – Chris Magruder: The Veil Removed

7:10pm  – Sister Miriam James, SOLT

7:50pm – Steve Angrisano

8:00pm – Eucharistic Procession, Adoration and Benediction:  Bishop William Joensen

Sunday, September 27

7:00am  – Doors Open/Vendors Open

8:00am  – The Holy Rosary

8:20am  – Praise Band: Steve Angrisano

8:45am  – Announcements by Co-Chairs: Marilyn Lane & Ellen Miller; Jon Leonetti

9:00am  – Sister Miriam James & Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

9:50am  – Steve Angrisano

10:00am  – Jon Leonetti

10:40am  – Steve Angrisano

10:45am  – Break

11:10am  – Mirjana Soldo Q & A

12:15pm  – Mass Prelude: Instrumental/Vocal Selections

12:30pm  – Celebration of the Holy Mass: Bishop William Joensen, Homilist