WFMP 2018 – October 25, 26 & 27, 2018

Conference Program

Thanks are extended to our Sponsors, Vendors and Member Boards for their support of our conference.


Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

5:00 p.m. Registration                             (Plaza Foyer)

Delegate Package Pick-up

Light Dinner

6:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop: OECTA    (Montreal)

Mindfulness in Faith, Body and Promise

Conference Choir Rehearsal (Plaza B)

7:00 p.m. Gathering /Welcoming Prayer (Plaza Ballroom)

Opening Address: Sr. Nuala Kenny, S.C.H., Bio-ethicist, M.D.

Educating for Prophetic Response to the Medicalization of Suffering and Death

8:30 p.m. Social (entertainment, refreshments & cash bar)  (Plaza Foyer)

Friday, October 26, 2018

7:00  –
8:30 a.m
Breakfast        (International Lobby/South Lobby)
7:30 a.m. Registration and Delegate Package Pickup        (Plaza Foyer)

Pre-paid Hotel Parking

8:30 a.m. Keynote Address: Most Rev. Gerard Bergie, Bishop of St. Catharines (International Ballroom)
9:30 a.m. Refreshments      (International, Mississauga, Plaza Foyers)
9:45 a.m.  Feature Presentation: Chis Bray (Plaza C)

Impacting Today’s Youth

Period A Sessions

11:15 a.m. Celebration of the Eucharist:            (Plaza Ballroom)

His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto

12:30 p.m. Lunch              (International Foyer/South Lobby Foyers)
1:30 p.m.  Feature Presentation: Dr. Cristina Vanin                (Plaza A)

One Earth: Pope Francis’ Call for an Integral Ecology

Period B Sessions

2:45 p.m. Refreshments          (International, Mississauga, Plaza Foyers)
3:00 p.m.  Period C Sessions
4:30 p.m. Wine and Cheese: cash bar        (International Foyer)

Saturday, October 27, 2018

7:30 a.m. Breakfast                (Plaza Foyer)
 8:30 a.m Morning Prayer    (Plaza B)
 9:30 a.m. Session D Workshops
10:30 a.m. Refreshments       (Plaza Foyer)
12:00 p.m. Dismissal