If you are interested in a one day conference on Catholicism and healthcare, this is it! Located in the heart of the Midwest in Fort Wayne, Indiana, this conference is geared for doctors, nurses, advanced practitioners, medical assistants, therapists, basically anyone who takes care of patients. Students in these fields also welcome, as are any interested clergy, religious, or friends of healthcare workers.
This conference will be at the Mirro Center for Research and Innovation, next to Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. See MAP. Registration and coffee begin at 7:00. Lunch is included. The day will end with a White Mass with Bishop Rhoades at 4 p.m. at the Cathedral in downtown Fort Wayne.
Check out our other website, www.fortwaynecma.com, for slides, pictures, and video from the 2016 event.
2017 Keynote Speaker
Marcus Grodi received his BS degree from Case Institute of Technology in Polymer Engineering and worked for six years as an engineer. During this time, he was involved in a variety of Protestant youth and music ministries. He then received his Master of Divinity Degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Protestant pastoral ministry. During his more than fifteen years of youth, young adult, and pastoral ministry, his main emphasis was church and lay spiritual renewal. Marcus, his wife Marilyn, and their two older sons, JonMarc and Peter, were received into the Catholic Church on December 20, 1992. Their third son, Richard, entered through baptism.
Marcus now serves as the Founder / President of The Coming Home Network International, a non-profit, Catholic, lay apostolate aimed at helping other Christians, both clergy and laity, explore the Catholic Church. He also hosts The Journey Home, a weekly live television program, and Deep In Scripture, a weekly live radio program, both on EWTN. He is the author of Thoughts for the Journey Home, What Must I Do to Be Saved?, the novels How Firm a Foundation and Pillar and Bulwark, and the editor/author of Journeys Home and Journeys Home II. He has taught courses in catechetics, youth ministry, leadership, and theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and the Pontifical College Josephinum. He has written regular articles for Catholic Answers Magazine, as well as other Catholic publications.