2010 La Crosse Conference

July 30 & 31, 2010
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
La Crosse, Wisconsin

“Our Lady of Guadalupe: Bringing us to her Son through an understanding of Church law”

Join the Queen of the Americas Guild for a 2-day conference examining Our Lady of Guadalupe’s relationship to the laws of the Catholic Faith. As Canon Law is intended to be our guide, so too, is the timeless message of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Annual Conference for the Queen of the Americas Guild is open to all those who wish to enhance their faith and learn more about the miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Shrine, and the Queen of the Americas Guild.

Conference Schedule
Subject to Change

Friday, July 30
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Conference check-in / Registration
11:00 a.m. Opening Mass – Main Celebrant Archbishop Raymond L. Burke
12:30 p.m. Box Lunch (optional – pre-orders only)
2:00 p.m. Welcome address – Guild President Frank Smoczynski
2:30 p.m. Speaker: Bishop Joseph J. Madera
5:00 p.m. Rosary for pro-life
5:30 p.m. Cocktail 1/2 hour (cash bar)
6:00 p.m. Dinner with honored guests Archbishop Raymond L. Burke and Bishop Joseph J. Madera – (optional – limited seating)

Saturday, July 31
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. Holy Hour
9:30 a.m. Keynote Address – Archbishop Raymond L. Burke
10:30 a.m. Confessions Available / Mass Preparation
11:00 a.m. Holy Mass – Solemn Anniversary of the Dedication of the Shrine Church – Main Celebrant Archbishop Raymond L. Burke
12:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet
1:30 p.m. Speaker: Benedict Nguyen
2:45 p.m. Speaker: Fr. Christopher Kubat
3:45 p.m. Refreshment break
4:00 p.m. Speaker: Archbishop Raymond L. Burke
5:00 p.m. Concert by Marty Rotella
5:30 p.m. Barbeque dinner – visit informally with Archbishop Burke, Bishop Madera and other special guests – bring your camera!

Sunday, August 1
8:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast at Culina Mariana Cafe (optional)- advance reservations required.