UPDATE : Schedule for the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Canada October 21-22 Conference - Registration Details


2022 Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Canada Conference


Dates: Friday, October 21st & Saturday October 22nd, 2022


Location: Newman Theological College, 10012-84 Street, Edmonton, Alberta


Theme: Religion in the Public Square: The Gifts, the Challenges


Registration fees: $30.  Students $10.

                 Meals: $20

         Questions and Registration Email: westenmiriam@gmail.com 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ryan Topping


Other Speakers:        

Dr. Christian Elia
Dr. Celene Sidloski
Dr. Robert Berard
Dr. Patrick Redmond
Dr. Gerald McClarney
Dr. Francis Fast
Brett Fawcett
Dr. David M. Foley
Dr. Mark Doerkson
Friday, October 21 -
 5:00 p.m.   Registration opens
6:00 p.m.        Welcome and Opening Prayer
6:15 p.m. Gwen Landolt - How the Supreme Court Undermines Democracy in Canada (read by Dr Patrick Redmond)
7:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Dr Ryan N.S. Topping Renewing Catholic Education – Six Signs for Hope
9:00 p.m. Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday, October 22 -
 8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast with muffins and coffee
 8:30 a.m. Dr Gerald McLarney, Homer in the Classroom: Can Hector Help Turn the Tide in the War on Boys?
 9:30 a.m. Dr Celene Sidloski - Fighting the Good Fight: Sophrosyne and Phronesis in Sophocles’ Antigone
 Fr Greg Smith-Windsor – Conscientious Objection and the Natural Law
 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
 11:00 a.m.   Dr David M. Foley - Reviving the Medieval Latin Tradition: Translation and the Pandaemonium of the Public Square
 12:00 p.m. Ukranian Lunch
 1:00 p.m. Dr Francis Fast, The Essential Function of Civil Friendship in    the Catholic Vision of Society
 2: 00 p.m. Dr Robert N. Berard – The Catholic Church and Indian Residential School in Canada: the Apologies of Pope Francis
 3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
 3:30 p.m. Brett Fawcett – “You're a Theocrat, Too”: Identifying the Religious Character of Modern Liberalism as an Evangelistic and Apologetic Strategy 
 4:30 p.m. Dr Christian D. Elia - Preservice Religious Education for Catholic Teacher Candidates during the Global Pandemic 
 5:30 p.m. Mark Doerksen - The Religious Shield-Wall of Alfred’s England: Alfred the Great’s Intellectual and Religious Programs in the Formation of Anglo-Saxon England
 6:15 p.m. Closing comments by Dr Robert Berard
 6:45 p.m. Anticipated Mass of Sunday, 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Celebrant – Fr Matthew Heysell. O.P.