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Voice of the Faithful 10th Year Conference

Voice of the Faithful® 10th Year Conference

Marriott Boston Copley Place Hotel, September 14 & 15, 2012

Voice of the Faithful® reaches a significant milestone this year--members, volunteers and supporters have been working for 10 years to Keep the Faith, Change the Church. To help mark our decade-long commitment, we are gathering this Sept. 14-15 for a 10th Year Conference. Joun us to Celebrate our mission, Rejuvenate our commitment and Accelerate our work.

VOTF's 10th Year Conference takes place Friday, Sept. 14, and Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Marriott Boston Copley Place Hotel, which is located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, close to shopping, cultural attractions and entertainment. Plan to enjoy the area while you are in Boston for our Conference. Click here to reserve a room at the Marriott. Our Group Code is already filled in on the reservation form so that you will receive the conference reduced rate.

Register NOW -- To register online, click here. Follow the directions to register and, if you wish, make a donation to put your message in our conference program book. To register by mail, please print and fill out this form.

  • Featured Speakers
    • John Morgan, National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland
    • Honorable Anne Burke, Illinois Supreme Court Justice, former USCCB NRB Chair and first recipient of VOTF’s St. Catherine of Siena Layperson Award
    • David Clohessy, Executive Director, Survivor's Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
    • Rev. James Connell, Canon Lawyer, Pastor of Holy Name of Jesus and Saint Clement Parishes, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and courageous survivor supporter and promoter of more effective clergy sexual abuse audits
    • Rev. Donald Cozzens, Writer in Residence, Theology & Religious Studies, John Carroll University, and author of "The Changing Face of the Priesthood"
    • Prof. Thomas Groome, Chairman Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Professor of Theology and Religious Education, Boston College
    • Jamie Manson, award-winning columnist for National Catholic Reporter, lay minister to the poor, frequent speaker, retreat leader and former Women's Ordination Conference trustee
  • Highlights
    • 2012 Priest of Integrity Award presentation and recognition of all past recipients
    • 2012 St. Catherine of Siena Layperson Award and recognition of all past recipients 

Check this page often for updates on conference speakers and activities. You can reserve your room at the Conference hotel, the Marriott Boston Copley Place Hotel, by clicking here. Our Conference Group Code for your reduced rate room is already filled in on the reservation form.

We look forward to seeing everyone in Boston this September!