St. Norbert College to host Marian Eucharistic Conference

From Diocese of Green Bay, August 15, 2011
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Coinciding with the apparition anniversary of the Blessed Mother at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, the Diocese of Green Bay has announced plans to host the region's first Marian Eucharistic Conference - Mary, Mother of the Eucharist on October 7-8, 2011.

The conference will focus on the centrality of the Eucharist and the important role in which Our Lady serves in uniting souls with Jesus in the Eucharist. With the help of Our Lady, Mother of the Eucharist, the conference organizers hope those attending will realize with greater visibility the hidden power of the Eucharist.

Hosted by Bishop David L. Ricken, the conference begins at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral on Friday evening October 7th, continuing Saturday at St. Norbert College - Walter Theatre and culminates with the Rosary Procession and all-night Eucharistic Adoration at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion.

Father Francis Rocky will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Featured presenters include the distinguished Mother Assumpta Long and renowned Catholic Theologian, George Weigel as well as Rwandan holocaust survivor, international speaker and author, Immacul