International Conference of Charismatic Communities

You’re Invited!: International Conference of Charismatic Communities in Georgia, USA

Every year the Catholic Fraternity, the Holy See’s formal network of Charismatic Communities around the world, gather for a conference on different continents.

The 18th Annual International Conference will be held in Augusta, Georgia (June 29-July 1, 2018) on the theme “Disciples Together on Mission”. Jean-Luc Moens (Belgium) and David Neira (USA) will be the Emmanuel co-delegates for the Conference and Jean-Luc will present on the topic of “Discipleship or Mission?” Consider joining our brothers at this special event: Register Here!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact David Neira about conference attendance: David@missionsofhope.org

Schedule Overview

Friday, June 29 – General Conference Begins – “Disciples Together in Mission”

  • 7:30 am Breakfast on your own
  • 9:00 am Praise/Worship & Welcome – Gilberto Barbosa – President of Catholic Fraternity
  • 10:00 am General Session #1: “Called to Discipleship” – Fr. Tim McKeown – Alleluia Community, Augusta, Georgia
  • 10:45 am Witness – Anthony Linn – Light of Christ Community, Malaysia
  • 11:00 am Break
  • 11:30 am Mass
  • 1:00 pm Lunch on site
  • 3:00 pm Praise and Worship
  • 3:30 pm General Session #2: “Called to love one another as Disciples” – Blanca Lozano – Matamoros, Mexico
  • 4:15 pm Witness – Fr. Jorge Rios Valenciano – Communidad Nueva Alianza
  • 4:30 pm Session #3: “Discipleship or Mission?” – Jean Luc Moens – Emmanuel Community, France
  • 5:15 pm Witness
  • 5:30 pm Break
  • 6:00 pm Dinner on Site
  • 7:30 pm Ice Cream Social & Entertainment in Faith Village

Saturday, June 30 – General Conference

  • 7:30 am Breakfast on your own
  • 9:00 am Praise and Worship & Words
  • 10:00 am General Session #4: “The Call to Unity – Vision of Pope Francis” –Bishop Sean Larkin – Community of Jesus Anglican Express
  • 10:45 am Witness – Izais Carneiro – New Heart Community, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 11:00 am Break
  • 11:30 am Mass
  • 1:00 pm Lunch on site
  • 3:00 pm Praise & Worship
  • 3:30 pm General Session #5: “Walking Together to Preach the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium” – Paul Dinolfo – former president of Sword of the Spirit, North America
  • 4:15 pm Witness – Peter & Sharon Poppleton & John 17 – leaders of City of the Lord Community, Phoenix Arizona
  • 4:30 pm General Session #6: “Evangelizing Together Using the Charisms” – Dr. Mary Healy – Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit, Michigan
  • 5:15 pm Witness – Chris Noone – Servants of Jesus Community, Sydney, Australia
  • 5:30 pm Break
  • 6:00 pm Dinner

Sunday, July 1 – General Conference

  • 7:30 am Breakfast on your own
  • 9:00 am Praise & Worship
  • 9:30 am Final Talk – “Called into One Service to Evangelize & Build Community” – Gilberto Barbosa (President of Catholic Fraternity) and Jim Murphy (President of ICCRS)
  • 10:30 am Final Witness – Shayne Bennett – Leader of Emmanuel Community, Brisbane, Australia
  • 11:00 am Final Mass
  • 12:00 pm Lunch on Site

The Catholic Fraternity is formally linked to the Holy Father via the Pontifical Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life.

David (FR)

1 Comment

  1. Colleen
    May 12, 2018    

    Looks like a great lineup of speakers. Hope it is a very fruitful conference for you.

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