Upcoming Live Catholic Events

Our outstanding team makes faith formation come to life at your parish with presenters like Jeff Cavins, Fr. Mike Schmitz, Thomas Smith, Matthew Pinto, Colin MacIver, Brian Butler, Tom McCabe, Rose Sweet, and many more. We offer a variety of seminars, trainings, and talks on numerous topics to meet your needs. Almost every week, we travel to parishes, schools, and organizations nationally and internationally!

To learn more about our presenters and topics, email us at events@ascensionpress.com.

Theology of the Body for Middle School Training

Date: February 2, 2017
Location:

Catholic Life Center (Tracy Center)
Room 206
1800 S. Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Presenters: Colin MacIver
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484-875-4550 ext 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $45 - Includes training handouts and TOB MS Leader's Guide, continental breakfast, and lunch
Description:

St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body is changing lives around the world through its positive pportrayal of human sexuality as a good and essential part of love and life.

The Theology of the Body for Teens brings this exciting teaching into a practical format that teens and preteens will enjoy and understand. Join us for this timely and important training where you will be introducted to the Theology of the Body as it specifically relates to teens.

Theology of the Body for Teens answers questions such as:

-Who am I?

-What is the purpose of the Theology of the Body?

-What is the difference between love and lust?

-What if I’ve already “messed up”?

-How can I discover my vocation?

-How can I remain pure in our oversexed culture?

…andy many more.

TO GUARANTEE A SEAT, PLEASE REGISTER BY JANUARY 19TH

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Christ Looks at Us with Mercy...and Calls Us to Discipleship

Date: February 3, 2017
Location:

Our Lady of Light Parish Hall,
19680 Cypress View Drive,
Fort Myers, FL 33967

Presenters: Jeff Cavins
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484 -875-4550 ext 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: Friday Night Is FREE
Description:

Christ Looks at Us with Mercy…and Calls Us to Discipleship. Jeff Cavins is the creator of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible Study Program.

Talk time: TIME: 7:00pm followed by a book signing with Jeff Cavins Check-in: 6:00PM)

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YOU Training

Date: February 3, 2017
Location:

Catholic Life Center (Tracy Center)
Room 206
1800 S. Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Presenters: Colin MacIver
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484-875-4550 ext 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $45 - Includes training handouts and YOU Leader's Guide, continental breakfast, and lunch
Description:

THEOLOGY OF THE BODY FOR TEENS FOR A NEW GENERATION

The world is a challenging place for teens. It has become increasingly difficult for parents and educators to help them discover the truth about their bodies, sexuality, and unique call to love.

In an age of “selfies,” YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body cuts through the noise with an authentic view of the human person.

YOU introduces teens to the truth that life is not all about them; it is about going out of themselves to be a sincere gift for others.

Join us for this important training, where you will be introduced to the Theology of the Body as it relates to teens.

-Teens will learn the Theology of the Body and how to live in authentic freedom, love, and happiness.

-YOU provides the tools to navigate teens through challenging topics, including gender, pornography, and same-sex “marriage.”

-Teens will learn what healthy relationships look like and how to live a life of sacrifice and discipleship.

TO GUARANTEE A SEAT, PLEASE REGISTER BY JANUARY 20TH

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Walking Toward Eternity

Date: February 4, 2017
Location:

Our Lady of Light Parish Hall,
19680 Cypress View Drive,
Fort Myers, FL 33967

Presenters: Jeff Cavins
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: (484) 875-4550 ext. 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $40.00 includes seminar materials , breakfast, and lunch
Description:

As Catholics our Faith is meant to be put into practice. Christianity is more than a set of beliefs; it’s a way of life. Walking Toward Eternity is a powerful seminar that will help you to put your faith into practice, draw you closer to Christ, and challenge you to make real and lasting changes in your life, changes that will help you to become the person you hope to be. Jeff Cavins is the creator of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible Study Program.

Seminar TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration starts at 8:15 am - Mass at 4:00 pm (optional)

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Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide Leader Training

Date: February 8, 2017
Location:

Diocese of Lansing Center
Training in: Madonna Hall
300 W. Ottawa St.
Lansing, MI 48933

Presenters: Rose Sweet
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484-875-4550 ext. 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $40 - includes registration, meals, refreshments, and leader training materials
Description:

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Priests, deacons, religious, DRE’s, lay ministers and catechists who minister to the divorced and separated or who are interested in doing so.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Check in time: 8:15 am Event time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please register two weeks before the event date.

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Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide Clergy Workshop

Date: February 9, 2017
Location:

Diocese of Lansing Center
Training in: Madonna Hall
300 W. Ottawa St.
Lansing, MI 48933

Presenters: Rose Sweet
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484-875-4550 ext. 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $30 - includes registration, refreshments, and workshop materials
Description:

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Priests, deacons, religious, and annulment advocates who minister to the divorced and separated or who are interested in doing so.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 Check in: 12:30 pm Event Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please register two weeks before the event date.

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Walking Towards Eternity Seminar

Date: February 24, 2017 – February 25, 2017
Location:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Hall
124 Columbus St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305

Presenters: Jeff Cavins
Contact: Justine Tobias
Phone: 661-323-3108 ext.3
Email: justinetobias05@gmail.com
Cost: FREE
Description:

As Catholics our Faith is meant to be put into practice. Christianity is more than a set of beliefs; it’s a way of life. Walking Toward Eternity is a powerful seminar that will help you to put your faith into practice, draw you closer to Christ, and challenge you to make real and lasting changes in your life, changes that will help you to become the person you hope to be. Jeff Cavins is the creator of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible Study Program.

Check in: 8:00 am - Seminar TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE MATERIALS.

PLEASE REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 12, 2017

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Diocese of Grand Island Conference

Date: March 18, 2017
Location:

St. Patrick Parish Hall - Spiritual Life Center
415 N. Chestnut St.
North Platte, NE 69101

Presenters: Colin MacIver
Contact: John Burks
Phone: 308-532-2707
Email: 308-325-6330
Description:

Check in time: 8:00 am

Start time: 8:30 am

YOU Training

Date: March 25, 2017
Location:

Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Center
200 North Lange
Maryville, IL 62062

Presenters: Colin MacIver
Contact: The Ascension Press Events Department
Phone: 484-875-4550 ext 2003
Email: events@ascensionpress.com
Cost: $50 - Includes training handouts and YOU Leader's Guide, continental breakfast and lunch.
Description:

THEOLOGY OF THE BODY FOR TEENS FOR A NEW GENERATION

The world is a challenging place for teens. It has become increasingly difficult for parents and educators to help them discover the truth about their bodies, sexuality, and unique call to love.

In an age of “selfies,” YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body cuts through the noise with an authentic view of the human person.

YOU introduces teens to the truth that life is not all about them; it is about going out of themselves to be a sincere gift for others.

Join us for this important training, where you will be introduced to the Theology of the Body as it relates to teens.

-Teens will learn the Theology of the Body and how to live in authentic freedom, love, and happiness.

-YOU provides the tools to navigate teens through challenging topics, including gender, pornography, and same-sex “marriage.”

-Teens will learn what healthy relationships look like and how to live a life of sacrifice and discipleship.

TO GUARANTEE A SEAT, PLEASE REGISTER BY MARCH 10TH

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YOU - Theology of the Body Middle School 1 1/2 day OR 2 1/2 day Certification

Date: March 29, 2017 – March 31, 2017
Location:

Archdiocese of New Orleans
St. Dominic Parish - Siena Room in Rectory
775 Harrison Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Presenters: Brian Butler
Cost: Middle School Training (1 1/2 day) = $85 / High School Training (2 1/2 day) = $110

YOU - Theology of the Body Middle School 1 1/2 day OR 2 1/2 day Certification

Date: March 29, 2017 – March 31, 2017
Location:

Archdiocese of New Orleans
St. Dominic Parish - Siena Room in Rectory
775 Harrison Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70124

Presenters: Brian Butler
Contact: Debbie Shinskie
Phone: 504-286-1119
Email: respectlife@arch-no.org
Cost: Middle School Training (1 1/2 day) = $85 / High School Training (2 1/2 day) = $110 <em>Includes all materials, snacks, and lunch both days</em>
Description:

Join Brian Butler for a certification in the exciting Theology of the Body for Teens Immersion Training.

Learn how this new program, based on the revolutionary teachings of St. John Paul II, can provide your preteens and teens with the knowledge and understanding they desire concerning the meaning and purpose of human sexuality. Discover how the language of the Theology of the Body can help your teens embrace the timeless teachings of the Church.

To Register: Please print the flyer and complete the registration form. Send form to: Debbie Shinskie, Director of the Respect Life Office, Note: TOB Teens Training Registration (March 2017), 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125

Please register by March 22, 2017

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