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Major Addresses
Listed in chronological order:
  • Christian Unity 50 Years after Vatican II
    • Most Rev. Brian Farrell, LC, STD
  • Future Paths for the Ecumenical Movement: Canonical Considerations, Challenges, and Contributions
    • Dr. Myriam Wijlens
  • Marriage in Eastern and Western Churches
    • Chorbishop John Faris

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Tuesday, 9am-10:30am

  • A1. The Office for Promoter of Justice: Once Thought Nearly Irrelevant Again Becomes Relevant
    • Rev. Thomas T. Brundage
  • A2. Development of the St. Peter Ordinariate: A Bishop's Perspective
    • Most Rev. Kevin Vann
  • A3. Sacramental Issues in Ministry to Hispanics
    • Rev. Manuel Viera, OFM
  • A4. From Generation to Generation: Challenge and Opportunity
    • Sr. Patricia Wittberg, SC
Tuesday, 11am-12:20pm
  • B1. Diocesan Indebtedness -- Will We Be Selling the Cathedral?
    • Dr. Diane Barr
  • B2. Assisting Aging Religious
    • Sr. Amy Hereford, CSJ
  • B3. Internet Porn: "Is This a Dagger I See Before Me?"
    • Deacon Gerald Jorgensen
  • B4. The Unfinished Business of the 'Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches'
    • Most Rev. David Motiuk
Tuesday, 2:30-4pm
  • C1. Lay People as "Protagonists in the Church:" Pathways for the Future
    • Dr. Anne Assselin
  • C2. Offices and Relationships in the Diocesan Curia: Moderator, Vicar(s) and Chancellor
    • Rev. James J. Conn, SJ
  • C3. Marriages of Oriental Catholics at Latin Parishes: Canonical Considerations
    • Rev. Francis J. Marini
  • C4. Witnesses in Marriage Nullity Cases
    • Rev. Peter Akpoghiran

Wednesday, 2:30-4pm

  • D1. Building Something New: The Creation of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter
    • Dr. Margaret Chalmers
  • D2. Ecumenical Activity in the Tribunal: Dignitas Connubii, Articles 2-4
    • Rev. Michael Joyce, CM
  • D3. The New Evangelization and Codex Iuris Canonici: Canonical Principles for "Missionary Discipleship"
    • James-Daniel Flynn

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Listed in alphabetical order by presenter:

Keynote Address:

  • Most Rev. Brian Farrell, LC, STD, Secretary, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vatican City, Europe

Major Addresses:

  • Chorbishop John Faris, JCOD, Adjunct Professor, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Myriam Wijlens, STL, JCD, Full Professor of Canon Law, University of Erfurt, Germany; Honorary Professor of Ecumenism and Canon Law, University of Durham, Great Britain


  • Rev. Peter Akpoghiran, JCD, Judicial Vicar and Chancellor, Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dr. Anne Asselin, JCD, Dean, Faculty of Canon Law, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Dr. Diane Barr, JD, JCD, PhD, Chancellor, Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland
  • Rev. Thomas T. Brundage, JCL, Judicial Vicar, Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska
  • Dr. Margaret Chalmers, JCD, PhD, JD, Chancellor, Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Rev. James J. Conn, SJ, JD, JCD, Professor of the Practice of Canon Law, Boston College, Massachusetts
  • Mr. James-Daniel Flynn, JCL, Special Assistant to the Bishop, Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Sr. Amy Hereford, JD, JCD (Anticipated, 2014), Religious Law and Consultation, Private Practice, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Deacon Gerald Jorgensen, PhD, JCL, Judge and Consulting Psychologist, Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa
  • Rev. Michael Joyce, CM, JCD, Local Superior, Perryville, Missouri
  • Rev. Francis J. Marini, JD, JCOD, Judicial Vicar, Tribunal of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, New York
  • Most Rev. David Motiuk, Bishop, JCOD, Eparch of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop, Diocese of Orange, California
  • Rev. Manuel Viera, OFM, JCL, Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Tucson, Arizona
  • Sr. Patricia Wittberg, SC, PhD, Professor of Sociology, Indiana University, Indiana


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