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Flyer 4th Annual Spirit & Truth Conference
Saturday, September 13, 2008

Marie Graber Ballroom in the Alumni Center
Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa

Conference for men, women, young adults and teens
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  Featured Speakers    
Deacon Alex Jones was an "on-fire" Pentecostal starting as a teenager and then a minister in inner-city Detroit through the tumultuous '60s and into the '90s when he began to long for more spiritual sustenance which led him to investigate the teachings of the ancient church fathers.

Alex and wife Donna entered the Catholic Church in 2001, along with 54 members of his former congregation. Since his ordination to the Permanent Diaconate, Deacon Jones has traveled and preached widely in many settings at home and abroad. A powerful and popular speaker who uses his gifts to expound the scriptures and bring enthusiasm to his listeners, Deacon Jones is sure to challenge you to grow in your own faith and to follow where Christ leads you.

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"..But the hour is coming, and is now here, when
true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and truth;
and indeed the Father seeks such people to worship him.
God is Spirit, and those who worship him must
worship in Spirit and truth."   
John 4:5-42
Fr. Peter Stravinskas was ordained a priest on May 27, 1977. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in School Administration and Licentiate of Sacred Theology. He has also earned a doctorate in Sacred Theology. He has taught in and administered Catholic educational institutions at the elementary, secondary and university levels.

Father Stravinskas has founded The Catholic Answer and The Catholic Response. He is the founder and superior of the Priestly Society of the Venerable John Henry Cardinal Newman and the executive director of the Catholic Education Foundation. He is also the author of thirty-four books and over 500 articles. He has conducted retreats and lectured world-wide.    

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   Comments from past attendees:
"The Holy Spirit certainly stoked the fire inside me at the conference last month and it has not even begun to go out."
"....the ministry you were inspired to form has had a profound effect on me and I just can't keep it to myself. I honestly don't know what I would be doing if I had not attended that conference.
"....the speakers...had a great message. This was the best conference I've been to yet."