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Forming New Parish Leaders

Whether you’ve attended a Steubenville youth or adult conference or you’re just finding out about the Steubenville Conferences for the first time, we want to invite you and your parish to experience an adult conference together. Whether it’s the Power and Purpose Conference, Defending the Faith, the St. John Bosco Conference for Catechists and Religious…

Be set free this Advent

We often talk about spiritual blindness—not always opening our eyes to our faith and all God has in store for us. Sometimes, Advent—which should be a time of preparation for the joys of Christmas—ends up adding to that blindness. Why? For many of us, its because the preparations for Christmas (shopping, social outings, extra activities,…

Preparing for true joy and love

Preparing for Christmas spiritually is always a challenge. The noise of the secular holiday season, the distractions that inevitably challenge us every day, can be real obstacles! However, when we consider how much Christmas really means to our lives, to who we are as men and women, we can be inspired to truly prioritize Advent…

Dr. John Bergsma on the Sacred Page

Whether or not you’ve had the opportunity yet to attend the Applied Biblical Studies Conference, you know that in order to truly understand the Scriptures, you need to spend time reflecting on them in prayer. We’re excited whenever we find a new resource that helps us along our own spiritual journey. That’s why we’re happy…

The Fruits of the Summer Conferences

Each fall, our team here at the Christian Outreach Office has the opportunity to look back at the conferences from the summer before we jump right into planning and accepting registrations for the following year. And while we’ll admit that the tremendous effort of everyone from our team to volunteers to speakers does result in…

Speakers

Answering the Call to Live the Truth in Love

STEUBENVILLE, OH—”What is a disciple? It is not someone who believes the right things or has the right materials and books. A disciple,” says Jeff Cavins, “is someone who is called by God to enter his family and become like him; to adopt his worldview; to allow him to live inside them and motivate them to do his works and change…

Scott Hahn

Living Mercy Through the Gospel of Luke

STEUBENVILLE, OH – “No matter what we may have done. . . Jesus is waiting for us,” Dr. Edward Sri said at the 2016 Applied Biblical Studies Conference. “He wants to restore us. He doesn’t just want to forgive us, he wants to heal us.” Sri, professor of theology and vice president of Mission and Outreach at the Augustine Institute…