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VOTF 2015 National Assembly -- Register NOW

VOTF's 2015 National Assembly takes place on Saturday, April 18, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The featured speaker is a clergy sexual abuse survivor who pioneered child protection standards and is now an advisor to Pope Francis. Workshops range from a new process for healing the People of God from the clergy sexual abuse scandal, to a case study in the good, bad, and confusing in diocesan finances, to lay input options for the 2015 bishops "family life" synod. Make hotel reservations NOW by clicking here because the dicount on rooms at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Hartford will be available only until April 1.

Sign Up NOW for 2015 National Assembly Workshops

Interactive workshops are a great way to exercise collegiality and come to a consensus of opinion around important issues. And we're exicted about the worskhops taking place at the VOTF 2015 National Assembly. Click here for a description of each workshop. If you already have registered for the 2015 National Assembly, click here to select your workshops. If you haven't registered for the Assembly, click here and follow the directions on our Assembly webpage.

Please Join Us in Hartford!

Highlights include a presentation by Marie Collins on her work on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, an opportunity to tell Rome what family means to YOU, a how-to session on our new diocesan finances web portal, and workshops on healing circles, survivor support, and clergy/lay dialogue.