More than 550 people attended the Missouri Catholic Conference’s Annual Assembly on Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Missouri Capitol Building in Jefferson City.
Archbishop William Lori, gave a moving keynote address on religious liberty. For a excerpt of the keynote, please go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAZXghIAV30&feature=share&list=UU8lCloTZLlrr7f8u0HYKtvg
There were 15 workshops held, featuring 18 presenters. Topics discussed ranged from outgoing Public Policy Committee chair, Jude Huntz’s discussion on “America’s Contribution to the Second Vatican Council: The Declaration on Religious Freedom,” to a talk on the Jerusalem Farm run by Jordan and Jesse Schiele. Missouri Tobacco Tax, immigration, and a workshop on end of life issues, also took place. In the coming days look for supplemental materials from these workshops to be published to this web site.