July 13–16, 2020
Oglebay Resort and Conference Center
Join Drs. Scott Hahn, John Bergsma, Lawrence Feingold, and Fr. Boniface Hicks, OSB, for a refreshing four days of spiritual renewal.
Spiritual Refreshment, Theological and Scriptural Formation, and Authentic Fellowship
Find your priesthood and your ministry rooted in Scripture at the St. Paul Center’s 2020 Priest Conference East: Scripture and the Sacred Mysteries. Featuring world-renowned scholars Scott Hahn, John Bergsma, and Lawrence Feingold, as well homilist Fr. Boniface Hicks, OSB.
Strengthen your commitment to your vocation: build a firm foundation in Scripture and the sacraments, especially the Eucharist.
Each day, you’ll hear talks from the Catholic world’s most respected biblical scholars and fundamental theologians. You’ll anchor yourself in the Blessed Sacrament with Eucharistic adoration, daily Mass, and plenty of time for personal prayer. And you’ll rediscover the beauty of a fraternity of faithful priests with time for shared meals and recreation on Oglebay’s beautiful grounds.
Don’t miss out—join us for this year’s Priest Conference East!
Dr. Scott Hahn is the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and has written numerous books on biblical theology. He holds the Father Michael Scanlan, T.O.R., Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990. He and his wife, Kimberly, have six children and seventeen grandchildren.
Dr. John Bergsma is Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. A former Protestant pastor, Dr. Bergsma entered the Catholic Church in 2001 while getting his Ph.D. in Scripture from the University of Notre Dame. A close collaborator of Dr. Scott Hahn, Bergsma speaks regularly on Catholic radio and at conferences and parishes nationally and internationally. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Dr. Bergsma has authored eight books on Scripture and the Catholic faith, including Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Penguin/Random House), Bible Basics for Catholics (Ave Maria Press), and A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: Old Testament (with Brant Pitre; Ignatius Press). Dr. Bergsma’s talks and studies are available on CD and mp3 from CatholicProductions.com. He and his wife Dawn reside with their eight children in Steubenville, Ohio.
Dr. Lawrence Feingold is Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. In 1999 he earned a doctorate in theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. He is the author of Faith Comes from What is Heard: An Introduction to Fundamental Theology and The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion.
Fr. Boniface Hicks, OSB (Homilist)
Fr. Boniface Hicks, OSB, is a Benedictine monk of St. Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He has provided spiritual direction for many men and women, including married couples, seminarians, consecrated religious, and priests. He is the co-author, with Fr. Thomas Acklin, OSB, of Spiritual Direction: A Guide for Sharing the Father’s Love.
About Oglebay Resort and Conference Center
Situated on a hilltop in the heart of Oglebay Park is the Wilson Lodge, which is a 4-star full-service conference center. Facilities at the lodge include the West Spa, business center, wireless Internet, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and game room. The resort grounds feature walking and hiking trails, outdoor gardens, 3 golf courses, pedal boats, tennis courts, and much more. Each attendee will have a private room which includes a patio or balcony.
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