2016 Eastern Region Mtg – June 4

PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Princeton, NJ
“FOLLOWING VINCENT….400 YEARS LATER”
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From To What Presenter/Leader
8:00am 9:00am   Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am 9:15am   Opening Prayer and Reflection   Larry Huber
9:15am 9:30am Welcome Dom Visco
Welcome to Trenton Video Bishop David O’Connell, C.M.
9:30am 10:30am Keynote Address Fr. Patrick Griffin, C.M.
10:30am 10:45am Break
10:45am 11:00am Our Vincentian Heritage Br. John Skrodinsky
The Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity
11:00am 11:30am East Region Report Dom Visco, E.R. Vice President
Morning Workshops
11:30am 12:30pm Disaster Services Division
Practical examples of how Councils are responding to disasters
Irma Calobrese
Anthony Pluchino
Grant Writing
Insights on preparing successful appeals for funding
Sr. Marge
Partnering With the Poor
Bringing our neighbors closer to self-sufficiency
Arnie Simonse
12:30pm 1:15pm Lunch
Afternoon Workshops
1:30pm 2:30pm Spirituality During the Home Visit
Seeing and reflecting the face of Christ as we serve our neighbors
Frank O’Brien
John Currie
Servant Leadership
Adapting St. Vincent de Paul’s management style in 21st century
Yvonne Haddock
Joe Williams
TBD TBD
Round Table Discussions
2:45pm 3:45pm The Charism of Spirituality
Do we fully appreciate and embrace the gift?
Larry Huber
Fr. Jack Kane, C.M.
Systemic Change in Action
Actual experiences from the field
Arnie Simonse
Keith Kondrich
Are You the Voice of the Poor?
Exploring how we can improve our advocacy efforts
Matt Walker
4:00pm 5:15pm Celebration of Eucharist Fr. Pat. Griffin, C.M
main celebrant