June 24–29, 2016

Conference Overview

Goals of the Conference

  1. The participants will explore the significance and meaning of the Word in their lives.
  2. The participants will be introduced to the foundations and characteristics of Dominican preaching.
  3. The participants will be actively engaged in prayer and preaching events that will model creative ways to make preaching a living dynamic in their daily lives.
  4. By recognizing how they preach in their own daily lives, the participants will then empower others to preach.

Agenda Overview  (detailed agenda upon arrival)

This Year’s Meeting

The conference will begin on Friday, June 24.
Registration will be from 2 to 5 p.m. followed by dinner, introduction of schools, and opening ritual.

Each morning will begin with prayer and preaching. Each day will close with shared reflection and prayer. Our commissioning Eucharist will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 29.

  • Saturday, June 25:“Preaching in the Dominican Tradition”
  • Sunday, June 26: “Preaching the Signs of Our Times”
  • Monday, June 27: “Dominican Preaching In Action”
  • Tuesday, June 28: “Preaching Through the Creative Arts”
  • Wednesday, June 29: “Our Call to Preach the Good News”

The conference will conclude after lunch (1 p.m.)
on Wednesday, June 29.

Registration Materials:

  • 2016 Invoice (PDF)
  • 2016 Release and Waiver (PDF)
  • 2016 Mentor Registration Form (MS Word)
  • 2016 Student Registration Form (MS Word)

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DominicFor more information, contact Mary Soher, OP, Director
Dominican High School Preaching Conference

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