Talks to be Presented by Thomas Smith
Becoming an Ambassador of the New Evangelization: Born a 6th generation Mormon, and later serving as a Protestant minister, Thomas will use his "scenic route" to Catholicism in 1996 as the powerful vehicle to communicate to audiences the keys for actively, respectfully and fearlessly participating in the New Evangelization.
Food for Life: The Art of Lectio Divina - Does your prayer often feel like a running monologue? Learn the singular spiritual practice that Pope Benedict XVI has said is the key to ushering a new Springtime for the Church and your prayer life. The four-step dynamic for creating a dialogue with the Word of God, called Lectio Divina, is unlocked in this presentation by tracing its Jewish roots, offering memorable metaphors and practical application.