Important Fortnight Freedom Conference
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“Religious Freedom comes from the Natural Rights of Man”
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People from throughout Southern California will be gathering this Friday, June 22 for a conference for the Fortnight for Religious Freedom. This is in response to the U.S. Bishop’s call for two weeks of prayer, fasting, catechesis, and public action with an emphasis on our Christian and American heritage of liberty.
Costa Mesa Hilton Hotel
3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA
Friday, June 22 - 8:00 to 3:00pm
Reception to follow, hosted by Catholics for the Common Good
This conference is being organized by Catholics for the Common Good, Catholics at Work OC, St. Thomas More Society, the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders and United 4 Religious Freedom.
The Fortnight of Freedom begins today on June 21, on the vigil of the feast of St. Thomas More* and Bishop John Fisher who lost their lives defending the Church against the state, and ends of [Wednesday] July 4, Independence Day. Over the course of the two weeks, the feast of other martyrs will also be celebrated including Saints Peter and Paul and the first martyrs of the Church of Rome. In addition, we will be celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist who lost his head because he objected to an illicit marriage.
Mark McElrath, Catholics for the Common Good board member and president of Catholics@WorkOC said, “We live in very serious times and the Bishops are calling on each of us to personally engage on this issue. The conference is just such an engagement.
Speakers will include: Fr, Robert Spitzer, SJ, President of the Magis institute. Dr. Lloyd Pierre, MD of the Santa Familia Medical Apostolate, and John Eastman, Dean Emeritus of the Chapman University School of Law. John Eastman is a scholar and an authority on the country’s founding documents…
This conference will include periods of deep prayer and Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Quan Tran, Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish. This session will also include serious study, dialogue and exchange will fellow participants as well as fellowship during breaks and meal times.
Regist. is $39., which includes all programs & materials, networking lunch, & free parking.
We look forward to seeing you there and ask for your prayerful support,
For the Common Good, [P.O. Box 320038, San Francisco, CA 94132]
Bill May, Chairman, Catholics for the Common Good
415-651-4171 or 415-738-0421 (Fax)
“Marriage unites a man and a woman with each other and any children born from their union.”
George H. Kubeck, *St. Thomas More is the patron of this blog. There is a Litany of St. Thomas More posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2008. There are also eight letters on St. Thomas More excerpted from the book by James Monti’s “The King’s Good Servant but God’s First.” The letters begin on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 and were posted more than three years ago.