Speakers

Thank you to our wonderful speakers and presenters who shared their gifts!

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Sean Allen

Director of Young Adult & Campus Ministry

Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

Moving from Event-Focused Ministry to People-Focused Ministry

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Jane Angha

Founder and Director

Ministry Blueprints

Aloha Hour: Hospitality 

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Jose J. Matos Auffant

Executive Director for Mission

St. Mary's University, San Antonio TX

Preparing college students for post-college life

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Jennifer Baugh

Founder & Executive Director

Young Catholic Professionals

Engaging Young Professionals in the Life of the Church

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James Baxter

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Exodus 90

New Ways of Thinking In Ministry

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James Behan, Jr.

Associate Director for Young Adult Ministry and Marriage and Family Life

Archdiocese of New Orleans

House Keys & Wi-Fi Passwords: Creating A Parish Home for Young Adults

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Michael Brough

Partner

Leadership Roundtable

Setting Standards for Performance, Engagement, And Follow Through

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Pete Burak

Director

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The Non-negotiables of Building Young Adult Community

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Peter Blute

Vice President

Young Catholic Professionals

Engaging Young Professionals in the Life of the Church

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Bishop Edward Burns

Diocese of Dallas

Daily Prayer Leader

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Bishop Frank Caggiano

Diocese of Bridgeport

Inviting Young Adults into the Fabric of the Parish

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Fr. Rafael Capó

VP for Mission and Ministry

St Thomas University

Developing Young Adult Leaders: Protagonists of the Mission

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Armando Cervantes

Diocese of Orange in California

Bilingual Forum Translator

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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

Archdiocese of San Francisco

​Daily Prayer Leader

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Nathan Crankfield

Founder & President

Seeking Excellence

Faithful & Fruitful: Having Productive and Reasonable Discourse on Racism

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Father Nathan Cromly

President

Saint John Institute

The Catholic Parish, Seedbed for the Saints: How Young Adults Can Give Their Best to the Catholic Parish

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Camille Cruz

Forum Keynote Panel

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Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago

Multigenerational Ministry

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Cynthia De León

Forum Keynote Panel

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Rudy Dehaney

Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Northeast Catholic Community

Building an Anti-Racist Church- How to have the conversation in our ministry and parish

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Lauren DeSmit

Program Coordinator

Bon Secours Young Adults

Ministry Life: How to Minister as a

Peer or Friend

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Alessandro DiSanto

Co-Founder

Hallow

Catholic Meditation and Contemplative Prayer as the Foundation of All Catechesis

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Kara Dixon

Forum Keynote Panel

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Fr. Frank Donio, S.A.C

Director

Catholic Apostolate Center

Accompaniment and Ministry with Young Adults Amid a Pandemic

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Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP

Executive Director

Busted Halo

What Happens when I get a Question

I Don’t Know the Answer To?

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Courtney Easter

ReCiL Young Adult Ministry

Multigenerational Ministry

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Becky Eldredge

Spiritual Director, Retreat Facilitator, and Author

Finding and Receiving Rest

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Archbishop Gustavo
Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S

Archdiocese of San Antonio

Accompanying Young Adults in Response to Their Pastoral Needs, in the Spirit of Fratelli Tutti

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Archbishop José Gomez

President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Welcome Reflection

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John Grosso

Director of Digital Media

Diocese of Bridgeport

Infusing the Culture of the Gospel into the Culture of Social Media

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Diana Hancharenko

Chairperson

USCCB's National Advisory Team on Young Adult Ministry

The State of Ministry with Young Adults

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Victoria Hathaway

Ministry Consultant for Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Diocese of Gary

Start with One: One Person, One Gathering, One Ministry

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Mike Hayes

Director of Young Adult Ministry

Diocese of Cleveland

Multigenerational Ministry

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Bishop Ronald A. Hicks

Diocese of Joliet

Daily Prayer Leader

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Michal Horace

Director of Young Adult Initiative

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

New to Ministry with Young Adults: Where to Start? Listen!

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Paul Jarzembowski

Assistant Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries

USCCB Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth

Ashes and Innovation: Using Moments of Return to Accompany Young Adults

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Sarah Jarzembowski

Coordinator for College Campus and Young Adult Ministries

Archdiocese of Baltimore

Ministry With Young Adults 101

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Anna Johnson

Team Leader - Maryknoll Young Adult Empowerment

Maryknoll Society

Courageous Missionaries: Accompanying the Young People our World Needs

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Louis Damani Jones

Recipient

2020 USCCB-CCHD Bernardin Award for New Leadership

Forum Keynote Panel

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Alex Jones

CEO & Co-Founder

Hallow

Leading with Spirituality

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Jason Kidd

Director of Marriage, Family, Youth & Young Adults

Archdiocese of Portland

Marriage Prep as an Invitation to Encounter and Discipleship.

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Dr. Tracey Lamont

Assistant Professor of Religious Education

Loyola University, New Orleans

Forum Keynote Panel Moderator

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Yazmín Maní, MA

Coordinator, Pastoral Juvenil Hispana

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana, Diocese of Austin

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana a Parish Ministry for Jóvenes Adultos

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Matthew Manion

Villanova University

Young Adult Leadership: An Entrepreneurial Response for a Mission Driven Church

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Benito Medrano

Coordinator, Office of Formation and Evangelization

Diocese of Fresno

What is Ministry with Young Adults at the base level? How to invite a young person to know Jesus Christ and have a relationship with Him.

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Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello

Secretary for the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

The Vatican

Forum Keynote Speaker

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Bishop Robert J. McClory

Diocese of Gary

Daily Prayer Leader

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Dr. Charlotte McCorqodale

President

Ministry Training Source

Know Your Audience (Getting to Know the Key Elements of Life for Millennials and Gen Z)

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Colleen Mitchell

Volunteer "Steward of the Movement"

UPRISE!

Reaching Young Adult Catholics Thru UPRISE, a Global Nextgen Generosity Commitment Movement

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LaSheka Beaman Morris

Faith Based Nutrition Advisor and Certified Health Coach​

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"We are His workmanship" Ephesians 2:10- A Stewardship of Wellness

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Mr. Ashley Morris, Th.M.

Associate Director, Office of Intercultural Ministries

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Living the Faith: Engaging Young Adults in Social Justice (James 2:14-26)

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Sr. Bernadette Mota

Director of Mission Advancement

Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco

What Works in Young Adult Faith Formation

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Brenda Noriega

Mission Educator Promoter

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Understanding "Popular Ministry" in Christus Vivit ABC's of Young Adult Ministry

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Dr. Joshn Packard

Executive Director

Springtide Research Institute

Establishing Relational Authority

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Archbishop Nelson Pérez

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Challenging the Status Quo

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Nicole M. Perone

ESTEEM National Coordinator
Leadership Roundtable

For Such A Time As This: Forming Young Adults

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Fr. Kevin Peters

Pastor

St. Angela Merici Parish
Youngstown, Ohio

Parish Life and Young Adult Ministry

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Mary Kate Polanin

Digital Content Editor

Busted Halo

Digital Evangelization

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Luke Politsky

Fund Development Specialist

Diocese of Youngstown

Expressions of Stewardship: How Young Adults Share Their Time, Talent, and Treasure

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Joey Pontarelli

CEO & Founder
Restored: Helping Children of Divorce

Aloha Hour: Marketing

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Brian Rhude

Project Coordinator

The Catholic Apostolate Center

Building Ministries of Accompaniment

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Patrick C. Rivera

Director Office for Young Adult Ministry

Diocese of San Diego

Developing Strong Diocesan Outreach

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Kerry Robinson

Partner

Leadership Roundtable

Forum Keynote Panel 

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Marilyn Santos

Associate Director

USCCB Secretariat of Evangelization & Catechesis

Helping Young Adults Evangelize: Teaching Young Adults How to Go Make Disciples

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Andréa M Senegal

ReCiL Young Adult Ministry

Multigenerational Ministry

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Fr. Kyle Shinseki, SJ

Campus Minister, Faith Formation & Intercultural Ministry

Santa Clara University

“What are you looking for?” (Jn 1:38): Ministering to College Students

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Dr. Kim Smolik

Partner

Leadership Roundtable

Young Adult Women in the Church

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Julianne Stanz

Director of Parish Life and Evangelization

Diocese of Green Bay

To Bless the Mess! Caring for Your Family

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Doug Tooke

Vice President of Ministry Advancement

ODB Films

Forum Keynote Panel

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Nicholas Stein

Program Manager

Bon Secours Young Adults

Innovation in Ministry: It's about Being Rooted in the Spirit

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Rachel Harkins Ullmann

Executive Director

The GIVEN Institute

Forming Mentors for Young Adults

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Jenny Uebbing

Founder

Off the Charts NFP

Not Your Mama's Rhythm Method

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Darius Villalobos

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry

Being and Intercultural Church: Helping Young Adults Celebrate Diversity

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Bishop Gerald Vincke

Diocese of Salina

Daily Prayer Leader

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Bishop William Wack

Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee

Daily Prayer Leader

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Dr. Jimmy Walters

Director of Catholic Scholars and Residence Ministry

St. John’s University

What Prayerful Discernment in Life

Looks Like

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Terra Starr Young

Coordinator

ReCiL Young Adult Ministry

The Ministry of Mental Wellness

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Bishop A. Elias Zaidan

Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon

Daily Prayer Leader